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I really enjoyed my time wandering around inside, mesmerizing me from the outside, photographing it... read more

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A must see

The Cathedral in the centre of the city of Pèrigueux is exceedingly beautiful. Its beauty is in its... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Place de la Clautre, Perigueux, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed my time wandering around inside, mesmerizing me from the outside, photographing it every which way, you can’t go wrong with a visit here. I loved it! I really loved the statue of Jeanne D’Arc inside, and the stained glass were some of...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Cathedral in the centre of the city of Pèrigueux is exceedingly beautiful. Its beauty is in its relatively understated decor; no gaudy gold or over the top decoration, but majestic, high, vaulted ceilings and gorgeous stained glass windows. There is also an incredible, carved...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At Cathédrale St.-Front it is hard to say what is original and what is restoration, but the impression is still one of sober magnificence. Originally built on a floorplan that is a ringer for St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice, this Byzantine Romanesque church was restored...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed August 24, 2019 via mobile

Really nice looking cathedral. There’s a nice restaurant next door. Some people sat in the shade because it was hot.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 19, 2019

The cathedral manages to maintain its spiritual sense, despite being a tourist draw. There were not too many people when we went in , Monday at 12:30, and those who were there were pretty quiet. The domes are awe-inspiring, and the stained glass is beautiful....More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 15, 2019 via mobile

Great cathedrale over the river. Chaminade was born in Perigueux. Worth the visit and iy is weel maintained.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 13, 2019 via mobile

We were lucky enough to hear the organ and the choir Sends quivers down your spine It has an amazing wooden Altar it’s built in one of my favourite French towns Chic and full of atmosphere !

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed August 4, 2019 via mobile

Great location and fascinating history with a variety of architectural styles. Still in use and well worth a visit.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 20, 2019 via mobile

A visitors guide is provided in English which details the interesting history of this lovely cathedral, parts of which date back to the 11th century. It's well worth a visit as it is an important historical monument in Perigueux and has been classified as a...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 12, 2019

What a wonderful oasis of calm amongst the holidaymakers, the market traders, the butchers and the bakers! Be sure to visit the cloisters and just allow yourself to conjour up scenes of days long since past. The stained glass is especially worth seeing and I...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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