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Cathedral of St. Vincent de Paul

Address: Avenue Bourguiba, Tunis, Tunisia
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Ranked #5 of 18 Attractions in Tunis
Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Beirut
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61 reviews 61 reviews
23 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I guess this is the Cathdral that I went to in Tunis. It is a very nice Cathedral. Needs a lot of renovation inside. I took some pictures, but when we wanted to take a group picture the security told us it is forbidden to take pictures.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I always find this cathedral on the main street of Tunis a pleasant place to pop in for a total change of atmosphere.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Very safe, holly, secured,respected,exposed,accessible. Beautiful,with a historic character. A must visit.

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Barcelona
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Built in eclectic style over a hundred years ago, it sums many elements of bad taste. You run over it in the main avenue.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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213 reviews 213 reviews
175 attraction reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Nice cathedral standing in the main Habib Bourgiba Avenue, just some 100 metres from the Medina entrance. It looks great outside, but the interior is very simple.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

It is a nice cathedral. If you have time on your walk to the Medina take 10 mins and walk around. It is not a trip on itself, but worth looking at it if you are already in the neighborhood.

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Wroclaw, Poland
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170 reviews 170 reviews
150 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Entrance to the cathedral is free. Women must cover the visible uncovered legs. clothes on the body you get from guardian object.

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Tunis, Tunisia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

For many Tunisians the idea of secularity is unthinkable and the reinforcement of the country's Arab/Muslim identity is paramount. Despite this, the country's Christian edifices are open to all comers (and I have noticed that since the revolution an increasing number of young Tunisians visit the cathedral, perhaps simply curious to see what the Christian religion is all about). Though... More 

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Cambridge
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

To find this, head for the Medina and it is on the right and beautiful. Very calming and once inside, away from the hustle and bustle on the streets outside.

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Philadelphia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

We enjoyed our stop at St. Vincent de Paul, a huge cathedral and well maintained. Nice to be visit a Muslim country and know that other religions are tolerated.

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