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The St-Calixte's Chapel (11th century) has been restored and houses the Museum of the Count's Castle (archeological discoveries, medieval iconography...), audiovisual show.
This chapel which dates from the 11th century and which is the oldest religious monument in Mons, was decorated by Roman frescos discovered in the 19th century and restored in the 20th century. The gothic vault dates from the 14th century and the crypt, which used to be a basement of the castle, is made from crude materials. From the "days of the heritage" in September 1995 onwards the chapel has been accessible to the public. The chapel gets its name from the pope saint Calixte. Park of the belfry nearby. Remnants of the ancient county castle.
Guided tours on written request at the Tourist Office, Grand-Place 22, 7000 Mons. Tel.: +32 (0)65/35 34 80 - Fax : +32 (0)65/35 63 36).
Dogs only allowed in the park.
Car park for cars and coaches near the collegiate church of Sainte-Waudru.
Children - 12 years old, V.I.P.O. and handicapped persons: free of charge.
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