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Basilique Saint-Sernin

Address: Place Saint-Sernin, 31000 Toulouse, France
Phone Number: 33 5-61-21-80-45
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Ranked #1 of 43 Attractions in Toulouse
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Type: Religious Sites, Cultural

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Went over early on a Saturday, so it was not crowded. Great Basilica with lots of places to explore. The only down side is that the main altar was closed to visitor and could not get close to it

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

A gorgeous cathedral well Worth the visit. The architecture is stunning and the alter to Saint Sernin was very impressive. It's was interesting to go down into the crypts as well to see the different relics that are there too.

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Vinhedo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Simples, but masterpiece in gothic style! It structure is well done and the silence inward is thing that wonderful!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Came here on the off chance and just decided to go in and have a look and it was absolutely amazing, was definitely worth the visit and you can get a souvenir coin which was quite nice and was only 2 euros, if your in Toulouse it's worth the visit

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California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Je ne crois pas. It is not that special nor special at all. There are zoom many much more special sites. Best to avoids forever.

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Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

This is a beautiful church, no doubt about it. However, when I visited, the alter was well secured behind iron rungs (like jail) and it was hard to view the interesting and highly adorned alter. There are some interesting at pieces and frescos around the left that are worth viewing. The lighting was dark and comforting, and certainly created an... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

A Place with Basilique and o lot of students sitting on the ground and chatting) But you can sit on a bench(or on the ground:) and feel the atmosphere of the city

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Fuerteventura
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The Rough Guide (2007) describes St Sernin as “arguably southern France’s greatest Romanesque church and the largest of its style in Western Europe”. It is a stunning place and a must visit if you are in Toulouse. Like almost all French churches it is free to visit, unlike cathedrals in the UK, though it is extra to visit the museum... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The interior is beautiful. Be sure to visit the crypts. Towards the back of the church you are able to view remnants of very early wall paintings.

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Madrid
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

An interesting basilic. Should stay to hear the bells. Is very near the centre, so you sholud not miss it.

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