Church of the Holy Cross, Bordeaux France, Bordeaux

Church of the Holy Cross, Bordeaux

The Église Sainte-Croix ("Church of the Holy Cross") is a Roman Catholic abbey church in Bordeaux, southern France.

It is annexed to a Benedictine abbey founded in the 7th century, and was built in the late 11th-early 12th centuries. The façade is in the Romanesque architectural style.

The church has a nave and four aisles, a transept with apses on each arm, and a polygonal apse. The nave is 39 m long, while the apse is 15.30 m high. The notable organ is from the 18th century.

The church was restored by Paul Abadie in the 19th century. The former Benedictine abbey is now home to the École des beaux-arts de Bordeaux