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Cathedrale St-Etienne

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Address: Place St-Etienne, 31000 Toulouse, France
Phone Number: 05-61-52-03-82
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Construction time now, but still try to visit

Cathedral is under construction, but still blissful in its beauty. Really superb artwork, great paintings and ceilings. Once it’s finished with restorations will be superb.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

this church is an incredible anomaly. A beautiful, austere basilica church in the front, and the a gothic church was attached at the altar, but off center, so that when you walk into the basilica, you see a massive column rather than an altar. the newer church is under renovation so hard to get the whole feeling. you need to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Cathedral is under construction, but still blissful in its beauty. Really superb artwork, great paintings and ceilings. Once it’s finished with restorations will be superb.

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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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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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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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