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Cathedrale St-Gatien

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Address: 5 place de la Cathedrale, Tours, France
Phone Number: 02-47-71-21-00
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Impressive Cathedral

Wonderful, definitely worth a visit for the intricate facade, vaulted ceilings and stained glass windows. It was very quiet when we were there (on a Monday morning in August).

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Wonderful, definitely worth a visit for the intricate facade, vaulted ceilings and stained glass windows. It was very quiet when we were there (on a Monday morning in August).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This cathedral was constructed between 1160-1547 and is a mix of Romanesque, Gothic and Renaissance architecture. The portals of the beautiful façade are richly sculptured.The 13th C. stained-glass windows of the choir and the rose windows of the transept as well as the 15th C. rose window of the facade are considered masterpieces. The 70 m high towers are crowned... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

lovely cathedral - surprising size/quality for small city. free entry. pay more to go outside to visit the Cloisters, but worthwhile. Stained glass windows breathtaking - especially over the alter - lovely place!

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Claremore, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This is one of the few large Cathedrals where you get this close to see the detail of the huge stained glass windows. The view is stunning to say the least. What a great experience.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

stunning combo of gothic and renaissance but make sure to take enough time going into cloisters so you can climb and inspect the outsides and the tower and inner courtyard - really worth it. ..

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

A most impressive Cathedral , very large and high ceilings with the best stained glass windows ever seen. English explanations to help. The front was covered in exquisite stone carvings and it's worth walking all round it outside to appreciate its beauty.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This is well worth a visit. It is majestic with magnificent stained glass but still retains a feeling of worship. Unlike some other churches we visited on our trip this was well kept and clean. The staff were welcoming and friendly and the tour around the cloisters was an added bonus and not pricey. Loved it and recommend it highly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The Cathedral is impressive from both the outside and the inside. We went in around early evening before dinner and they were getting ready for an evening service; it was beautiful on the inside and wonderful to see the windows with the evening light shining through.

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

A beautiful cathedral with amazing stained glass windows. Situated in a lovely area of Tours and not too far from the city centre.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

As others have stated, the stained glass windows here are amazing. Even better with explanatory photo cards for virtually every window, very useful for agnostics like me to find out what the stories represent....

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Additional Information about Cathedrale St-Gatien

Address: 5 place de la Cathedrale, Tours, France
Phone Number: 02-47-71-21-00
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre  >  Loire Valley  >  Tours
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

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