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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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juxtaposed cathedral

As you stand outside the cathedral, you find it rather odd. This is due to the juxtaposition of buildings which have been brought down or left half-constructed. These were erected... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 7, 2015
Phiroza304554
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Metz, France
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487 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 299 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely loved the Cathedrale St-Etienne. Although we hadn't planned to visit it, we saw it basking in the glow of the afternoon sunlight, and decided to pop in for a quick look since we were already in the area, and ended up staying a good 45 minutes. The cathedral is nothing short of spectacular. From the organ to the stain... More 

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Thank FordPrefectII
Toulouse, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful cathedrals I ve seen in my entire life. And I love the outside more than the inside. The outside of the cathedral is just so imposing and inspiring. And the statues remind me of the hunchback of notre dame :)

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Thank Saraslist
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

As you stand outside the cathedral, you find it rather odd. This is due to the juxtaposition of buildings which have been brought down or left half-constructed. These were erected in the 11th, 17th and 20th century. As you enter the cathedral, it has a very strange, puzzling effect : instead of an altar, you see a big column. The... More 

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Thank Phiroza304554
Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

an impressive consstruction, this gothic cathedrale, with its high columns. And kind of a weird constrution also, as the entrance part (built earlier) does not fit with the main part of the church. instead of being built in a straight line, it is shifted to the side. I did not find out why, as nothing about it was at display.

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Thank r0landbrunner
Seminyak
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Under restoration, looks large and impressive from the outside, didn't see inside unfortunately. Easily accessible from the centre of Cahors.

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Thank robertika
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Nice historic, nice places around. The Cathedral is the only church of Toulouse to have preserved its original stained glass windows dating from the fourteenth century to the oldest. It has an altarpiece by Gervais Drouet 16705. We find that the same statutory "Pietà" in raimondine nave which also houses the baptismal font. The Gothic nave is surrounded by 15... More 

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Thank Marcos C
Athens, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

This cathedral is an odd place, which makes it worth visiting. It has a rather plain southern gothic nave.

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Thank jdella2014
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

At present, September 2015 the Cathedral is closed to the public for renovation. You can just see it from outside and is still amazing. Nice patio in front full of peace, people go there sit, talk, eat or even sleep in the grass. After the renovation it should be great.

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Thank 27Ruben27
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
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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Thank Ginna W
Montreal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 277 helpful votes
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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