Having travelled around much of Europe and visited many many churches, I felt this church and all it heritage could use some serious TLC.
This mid-sized cathedral has a lot of character. It seems to have a variety of architectural styles perhaps because of its extraordinarily long history and periods of building. The cloisters, behind locked gates that can be opened by volunteer guides, are small but beautiful - definitely worth asking to see. I particularly liked the baptistery with Roman columns that may... More
Contrary to the adage 'if you've seen one Doma or catherdral you've seen them all'.....The history behind this structure is amazing....Well worth the visit, especially with a guide that knows the history, or do your own homework!
My wife and I intended to walk through the cathedral but it was occupied with a wedding. That in of itself was a good enough occasion for us to watch for one half-hour. Good luck to the bride and groom!
The Cathedrale is full of very interesting history which was explained to us by the local tour guide during a Tour of Aix which leaves from the Tourise Info Centre.
Without a map or a real direction to our wanderings in Aix en Provence, stumbling upon this church was amazing. It was so beautiful, very cool inside and a great spot to check out.
This cathedral is filled with some wonderful art, sculptures and architectural styles!! They have a Roman style nave, a Merovingian baptistery and a gothic area of the building. Things that some date back to the 5th century! Wow that's old!! They have some beautiful sculptures of people out of the bible and some sculptures serve a propose other than looking... More
Living near Saint Sauveur quebec canada, made us visit more intensely, this beautiful church and we were not disappointed. There was even a barroque Orchestra practicing for the evening's performance which made the visit absolutely fascinating. the cathedral was built between the 12th and the 19th centuries and is an eclectic mixture of different architecture although it seems to be... More
As previously stated this cathedral is more interesting in the outside than inside. Pretty plain inside as a lot of the frescos have been lost.
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