beautiful stain glass windows incorporating some old/original glass with post war contemporary altar window
Nice as cathedrals go, but the stained glass is jarringly modern. I like the body of St Celestine being there - but chose not to attend any of the Christmas celebrations.
It is well worth a visit, when you walk in the doors and look ahead to the stained glass windows it takes your breath away, there is no picture that could capture the beauty of them or show the grandness of the architecture inside! The pictures shown inside on the left of how badly damaged during the war were really... More
If you have the chance to attend the Saturday night mass it will be worth your while to hear that organ being played. Just so so beautiful. The cathedral is a work of art and you can't help but appreciate the effort used to reconstruct. A very peaceful atmosphere. The first time I visited the pipe organ was playing and... More
Saint Malo's Cathedral was badly damaged during WW2 and inside the cathedral today are pictures of the ruins and the process of restoration. The cathedral now has a mixture of old and new stained glass and retains a peaceful atmosphere and is a lovely place to visit. Opening times for visitors are clearly marked outside the main doors and at... More
The steeple of the Cathédrale Saint-Vincent de Saragosse really shouldn't still dominate the stern skyline of this walled port-city. The opening artillery shots of a hard-fought battle between occupying German forces and a liberating American army just two months after D-Day toppled the spire into the nave, and further shell damage plus a devastating fire left the less than half... More
Amazing to see the photos of damage sustained in WW2 and how it was rebuilt straight away after the war...would never think upon entering that the majority dates back only 60 years.
Beautiful cathedral and was amazed to see there was no charge or voluntary donation to enter. We did light a candle for 1euro.
We just popped in to see the architecture in France and were amazed. Amazing game with light and stained glass, we could feel the Spirit of this place!
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