Saint Martin's day basilica of Liege
June 2 of year 965, , , delivers the constitutive instrument on of a building intended to become the news of , devoted to the Virgin and to Saint Lambert. But , its successor, decides to dedicate the sanctuary to and confers the statute to him of .
Saint Martin's day etait one of the seven inhabitants of Liège (Saint-Pierre, Sainte-Croix, , Midsummer's Day, , Saint Martin's day, ).
Today, there remain nothing the primitive Romance church which was replaced in XVIe century by the current Gothic building whose building work was spread out of 1506 to 1542, under the reign of the prince-bishop .
It is in Saint Martin's day that was instituted in 1246 following the steps taken by holy .
One will admire in particular in this building the martyrdom of the beginning of XVIe century, the mausoleum of, Our-injury of Saint-Séverin, beautiful statue of polychrome wood of XVIe century, the vault of the Blessed Sacrament, decorated medallions of Jean LED Court, the mounting of happy Eve, the memories of , and, in the crypt, the lying one out of black marble of representing the provost of , Conrad de Gavre (1602).
After many risks, the current church dates from XVIe century and shelters, in its chorus, five canopies of Rebirth who constitute one of the most beautiful examples of stained glasses of .
Restored in 1840 and 1871, it is since 1886.