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Address: Place St-Etienne, 31000 Toulouse, France
Phone Number: 05-61-52-03-82
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An unusual shaped cathedral

Just a block away from our apartment was the Cathedrale St. Etienne. This beautiful mis-shaped cathedral is full of life, there were many locals visiting this place to pray and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Fairfax, Virginia
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Fairfax, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Just a block away from our apartment was the Cathedrale St. Etienne. This beautiful mis-shaped cathedral is full of life, there were many locals visiting this place to pray and experience the peace in the heart of the city. In the evenings, we would sit outside and watch the local dog walkers let their dogs play in the grass. We... More 

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Novato, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Usually the cathedral is the premier church in any city, but in Toulouse the church to visit is the Basilique St Sernin. The cathedral compares poorly to cathedrals in other cities, and it looks like it was designed by committee.

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Santa Barbara, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

At end of great high shopping street lies this special church, which is one of my favorites in town. Built over time and u can see the varied periods ....the feeling from the immense space is one of its treasures

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

This cathedral is an odd place, which makes it worth visiting. It has a rather plain southern gothic nave, and a later and more flamboyant northern gothic choir. The two halves are, bizarrely, completely out of line - so you can't see the high altar from the back of the nave. There's not a huge amount to see, and there... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Wonderful stailglass windows, small little chapels, maybe the best cathedral in Toulouse. You can spend hours to watch all the beautiful details.

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Toulouse, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Absolutely beautiful and well worth the stop. This church has stained glass window, beautiful art work, and just overall beauty. I felt as though I had taken a brief step back in time.

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Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This is an incredibly beautiful cathedral. I didn't expect something of this magnitude and this inspiring in Toulouse. Spend 30-60 minutes roaming and staring. There are many, many hidden gems and details throughout.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

As most of the churches in Toulouse, this one was also worth spending time in. There is a smaller chapel behind the main cathedral, and we wandered into a wedding taking place there. You could spend a coupe of days just wandering from cathedral to cathedral in Toulouse and enjoy every one.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Wonderful stained glass windows and every alcove has a station of the cross and is dedicated to a different saint, i thought The St. Joan of Arc the most poignant.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

i liked the fact that this church is still used liturgically - others are often reduced to mere monuments. But it is rather a curious and eclectic mix of styles with two mis-aligned naves etc. And very dark.

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Additional Information about Cathedrale St-Etienne

Address: Place St-Etienne, 31000 Toulouse, France
Phone Number: 05-61-52-03-82
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Midi-Pyrenees  >  Haute-Garonne  >  Toulouse
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

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