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Cathedrale St-Louis (La)

Place de Verdun, 17000 La Rochelle, France
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Ranked #20 of 25 attractions in La Rochelle
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites
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New York City, New York
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228 reviews 228 reviews
91 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

This is not a Medieval Cathedral: open, airy and bright. It's understandable how it could help people transcend to the Divine.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

Be sure to stop by and light a candle in memory of loved ones. Beautiful Cathederal with many great pieces of art throughout.

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Uxbridge, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

Located in the heart of the old port of La Rochelle, St. Louis Cathedrale is worth a visit. Beautiful stained glass and some information of the Knights Templar.

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Dublin
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33 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

While plain on the outside it has its masterpeices on the inside. The painted ceilings in the side chapels are superb as is the stone carving. Well worth a visit with excellent explanatory panels dotted around (all in French admittedly, but hey, you're in France - what do you expect?).

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san francisco
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2012

Nice church but the shipwreck painting and other seagoing artifacts are wonderful and not like anything we had ever seen

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