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Address: Near place du Vigan | in the medieval center of town, Albi, France
Phone Number: 05-63-43-23-43
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The exterior is uninspiring and does not prepare you for the wonders inside. Words cannot describe it - you have to see it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
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Vouille
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

The exterior is uninspiring and does not prepare you for the wonders inside. Words cannot describe it - you have to see it.

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Verteillac, France
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Extraordinary to see a brick built cathedral which towers over the locality. The interior is also breathtaking with every service covered with paintings or carvings.

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Paris
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The whole interior surface is covered with paintings 500 years old, wonderfully kept. About 18000 square meters. In the choir painting of the Last Judgment . this monument has recenttly received the label mankind patrimony. commentaries on headphones are available for 6 euros

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Jarnac, France
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This is an enormous building with a fantastic exterior and interior. Sadly at the time of our visit the outside was partly sheathed in scaffolding and inside, the historic Choir was all but hidden away. It was also very cold inside.

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Stamford, CT
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Built in the 12th century - largest brick cathedral in the world. An amazing altar painting of what happens when sinners/saints die-very like Bosch.

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Maidenhead
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Simply needs to be seen for the wealth of its decorations and history. Besides that, Albi has got to be the cleanest town in France, with nice people living there. No graffiti’s anywhere, no delinquents to be seen, very few uncared for houses... I just can't get over it how just a lovely town it is.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The beauty of 800 year old structure is as magnificent as the external elegance. Had an opportunity to enjoy the music on a nice sunny spring afternoon

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41 reviews 41 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

This 800 year old beauty is currently celebrating her 800 year as well as a much needed face lift. Because of the ronnovations, a lot of her true beauty was hidden, but the work done to date is amazing and when she takes of her clock, this Cinderella will be the belle of the ball!!

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Faro, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Wonderfully decorated interior, amazing carving, beautiful choir (being renovated at the moment). Very interesting historically.

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Palaiseau, France
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

all the employees/owners are very friendly. You feel at home and in your plate you get the famous cuisine of the south west of France. Not the one cooked to fast for the tourists in the large tourist centric cities but the real one Cooed and prepared with passion.

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