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Cathedrale St Pierre St Paul

Pl. St-Pierre, Troyes, France
03 2576 9818
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Ranked #2 of 11 Attractions in Troyes
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Architectural Buildings
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Great, calm atmosphere and a fantastic building located at the heart of this old city that makes it well worth visiting

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Surrey
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52 reviews 52 reviews
8 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

A beautiful and atmospheric gothic Cathedral with outstanding stonework, including a rare 'jube' (a screen with an upper platform, separating the choir of a church from the nave) I had to look that up! Stunning stained glass windows too.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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101 reviews 101 reviews
79 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

A superb cathedral with lots of atmosphere. In no way foreboding as some tend to be. Obviously used regularly by the locals and beautifully restored interior.

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Vancouver, Canada
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348 reviews 348 reviews
151 attraction reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Just visited there. There is no entry charge. Yes, it is visually appealing with the stained glass windows and the Gregorian chanting music being played on Bose speakers, but in terms of presentation very average. Take 5-10 minutes and continue investigating the neighbourhood.

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Acton, MA
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57 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

like most of the churches in Troyes the cathedral has beautiful windows, but also has a number of interesting sculptures as well.

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
6 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This Cathedral is built on a huge scale with big interior spaces, uncluttered by unnecessary content. Very impressive stained glass windows and magnificent vaulted ceilings.

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NYC
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Especially interesting is the large panel of carved floor tiles Inow wall-mounted) with Old Testament scenes. Fine stained glass, too.

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Wembdon, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
25 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

A little way out of town but worth the walk.....outside it is a little lopsided due to missing a right tower but the interior is great very light and really spectacular stained glass, a real sense of peace and a welcome departure from hustle and bustle in the city centre

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Bring binoculars. Some of the best stained glass I've ever seen, and from many different eras, so it was like a little museum of stained glass.

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Vercorin
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

The cathedral is well preserved and a fine example of a gothic church. It was not affected during the two world wars and has an interesting history (check it out on Wikipedia). The floor is beautiful and there are too many details that catch the eye.

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