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Cathedrale St-Etienne

Place Etienne-Dolet, Bourges, France
+33 2 48 65 72 89
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Medieval windows

Huge gothic cathedral, comparatively plain inside so you really get a feel for the grandeur of the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ashby de la Zouch, United Kingdom
Bourges beauty

Bourges Cathedral has beautiful windows, is in pretty good condition, and is a real gothic gem... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Huge gothic cathedral, comparatively plain inside so you really get a feel for the grandeur of the architecture. The medieval stained-glass windows at the furthest end are amazing. Such vibrant reds and blues. Many of them were funded by the craft guilds, and if you...More

Thank dozym00
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bourges Cathedral has beautiful windows, is in pretty good condition, and is a real gothic gem. High nave, impressive Organ/organ case. No admission charge. There are surrounding gardens from which to admire the outside of the cathedral which is as impressive as the inside. Well...More

Thank petematthews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I thought Metz & Strasbourg had the best Cathedrals in France; wrong! This one is immense, much larger that the others we have seen. Metz has the best stained glass though...

Thank Randy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth a visit. Beautiful stained glass. ' Bourges Cathedral The Cathedral of St Etienne of Bourges, built between the late 12th and late 13th centuries, is one of the great masterpieces of Gothic art and is admired for its proportions and the unity of...More

Thank tessybear15
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

Visited here whilst staying over on business. Took a walk and found the cathedral, free entry, very well preserved, a beautiful place to sit and think!

Thank ChantellaD
Reviewed May 8, 2017

This is a must for anyone who is remotely interested in architecture or cathedrals. it is a massively imposing early gothic building and has a series of stunning stained glass windows from the 14th century. Even if you know nothing about stained glass you could...More

Thank cmfc
Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

The Cathedral was started in the 1100s and took over 150 years to complete. I have no idea how the building was actually executed but those long ago craftsman did good. It is very much a working church and the parishioners look after their place...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed April 24, 2017 via mobile

A really impressive Cathedral, especially the amount of windows and size of the Cathedral. A must see when in Bourges.

Thank PretoriaTravelfreak
Reviewed April 19, 2017

Very famous site to visit. I suggest a stop also for those who are passing close to Bourges but have a different destination.

Thank Marco B
Reviewed April 18, 2017

What a spectacular cathedral. In my opinion, the stand-out features are the amazing stained glass windows. Dating from around 1215, the earliest windows are incredibly colourful and each tells a story. Later windows contain less colour but become increasingly more intricate. This is my second...More

Thank Roger M
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Bob B
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Response from Marc B | Reviewed this property |
La Cathédralde de Bourges n'est pas un hotel mais une église.