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“Magnificent cathedral” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cathedrale Saint-Samson

Cathedrale Saint-Samson
Place de la Cathedrale, 35120 Dol-de-Bretagne, France
02-99-48-35-30
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San Francisco, California
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“Magnificent cathedral”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

This is a beautiful and majestic cathedral with very old parts from the 12th century. It is very large with some lovely old stained glass windows. There is a good brochure, with a version in English, which explains the different periods that the church was built. It seems especially large for the size of the town and is well with a stop.

Visited June 2013
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Guernsey
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“It's a cathedal (was)”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

13th century built on the ruins of a 7th century cathedral founded by St Sanpson. (He's really important in Brittany, I've found eight churches so far and of course a parish in Guernsey. The top of the north tower is missing because the devil got angry about a new cathedral and threw a rock at it. Cool peaceful interior.

Visited May 2013
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Kent
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“Sun-trap terrace”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

The restaurant doesn't look very impressive from the street but opens out into a number of spaces including a nice terrace. The menu is typical brasserie/creperie but well executed and the service was friendly. Shame about the toilet - how do French restaurants continue to get away with this type of facility!

Visited May 2013
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Fatehpur
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“Dol de Bretagne”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

Not the most beautiful cathedral; actually a bit massive, but the whole town of Dol is such a nice place to walk around in and the market on Saturdays is well worth a visit!

Visited October 2012
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