Église Notre-Dame de la Dalbade


This Catholic church is a worthy stop on a walking tour of Toulouse, thanks to its brightly coloured tympanum. The semi-circular recess above its entrance depicts the crowning of the Virgin Mary in Italian Renaissance–style ceramics.

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