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Exquisite visit despite major renovation in progress

While the renovation in progress makes it difficult to get a sense of the interior space as a... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2018
wabiAustin
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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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Majestic ...

... inside and outside. Absolutely to see are the capitals in the church and especially in the show... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
BURGWIN
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

While the renovation in progress makes it difficult to get a sense of the interior space as a whole, the exhibition of the original capital sculptures upstairs in the sacristy space makes the trip a MUST. (2 euro entry fee is collected by a very...More

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Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Due to major reconstruction work the cathedral is mostly inaccessible at present, once completed I am sure my assessment would improve.

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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

... inside and outside. Absolutely to see are the capitals in the church and especially in the show room: It is fascinating to be so near to the stories that have been engraved in stone by a well-known stone carver of the 11th century: e.g....More

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Reviewed July 25, 2018

This cathedral holds so much history. They do a great job of telling all the stories - How the cathedral came to be and all the incredible pieces they continue to find within its walls. They had a Norwegian woman taking the tickets who was...More

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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Autun was a very important place for Christian and we clearly see it at the Saint Lazare Cathedral being very well decorated and ornamented.

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Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

I am sure this cathedral is beautiful and it is imposing from the outside, but at the time of writing more than half the interior is partitioned off for restoration. So there is not a lot to see inside and the photographers were short of...More

1  Thank ChrisRugby
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Brandnew interior, very good and friendly service. If the weather is nice, you can sit under the umbrellas next to the famous cathedral and enjoy excellent french kitchen. Anytime again!

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Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a stroll through the Upper Quarter of Autun and had a short visit to,the cathedral. The main cathedral is under renovation and we were only able to see a side worship area. The building architecture is outstanding and a marvel of engineering for...More

1  Thank James P
Reviewed August 19, 2017

This cathedral was a quite exceptional. Its vaulted arches and simple white stone made it one of the most architecturally stunning interiors i have seen. I must say i start to get confused between one vast gothic cathedral and another, but this was really sensational....More

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Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

Nice but steep walk to the cathedral. The cathedral itself is not worth a visit but is not very special compared with other cathedrals in France. There are nice restaurants with terras around the cathedral.

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