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Cathedrale St-Gatien

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Address: 5 place de la Cathedrale, Tours, France
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Very impressive - a must see when in the area. I was lucky enough to witness an organ performance. It was certainly awe inspiring.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Very impressive - a must see when in the area. I was lucky enough to witness an organ performance. It was certainly awe inspiring.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Easy to find and well worth a visit. The cathedral is a relatively short walk from the main street in the city.

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Fantastic Building - The front of the building is a sight to behold. They had an organ concert going on when we visited and it was tremendous

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

The outlook is very tall. And inside the wonderful windows tell us many stories. It is better visit here in the afternoon with sunset.

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We had this as our first choice to visit in Tours and were not disappointed. It is beautiful and as always in such places you wonder how on earth did they design and build it all those years ago. Dont miss it as you can take as long as you like to wander around.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We stumbled upon this Cathedrale by accident when we were walking around the city of Tours and we were left absolutely breathless. The architecture is stunning and the stained glass inside is even more breathtaking. My favorite thing about this place was the lack of crowds. After attempting to visit Notre Dame and Sainte-Chappelle in Paris with 2 hour waits... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Amazing detail on the exterior and very impressive inside. Good information boards showing the detail of the stained glass windows. Additional charge to visit the cloisters.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

It feels a bit odd to rate a cathedral next to rating hotels and pizzarias, but so be it. I tend to go in every church along the way, not for religious reasons, but to immerse into history (Sounds strange? Maybe, but feels good.) This is an excellent place for it, a nice huge church with spectacular glass windows. You... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

lovely cathedral worth a visit when in Tours, free admission, beautiful stain glass windows, can also access the cloisters from here

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Though basing in Tours, we mostly traveled to other towns. On Bastille Day, we decided to stay put and visit sites in the city itself. The gothic Cathedrale St-Gatien was wonderful. Stained glass very nice, and the cloisters are worth a visit. While there, look closely at the detailed carvings. Just amazing.

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