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Cathedrale St-Etienne

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weird to have no transepts

look at the mediaeval window in the choir. The tourist office is just round the corner. You can... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Durham, United Kingdom
A Highlight of the City

Tucked away at the end of a street and hidden from view by city structures, this Romanesque and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Place Etienne-Dolet, 18000 Bourges, France
+33 2 48 65 72 89
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

look at the mediaeval window in the choir. The tourist office is just round the corner. You can take a little tourist train from there.

Thank mcwDurham
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tucked away at the end of a street and hidden from view by city structures, this Romanesque and Gothic cathedral was suddenly in view and definitely worth a stop. The tympanum, the stained glass which dates from about 1215, the nave and the flying buttresses...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cathedral was impresive from a distance which sudently stand in front of us out of nowhere in the old city center of Bourges. The inside was beautiful with a lot of colourfull glass window. a lot of old carved stone all around the entrence...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a stunning building and should not be missed when visiting Bourges. There is currently essential work being undertaken but this did not affect the experience.

Thank Chrisali1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stunning, impressive and relatively unknown, if not underated, this cathédral suffers from its location in Bourges, in central France. The facade is as rich as Reims cathedral, and the inside is magnificent. Lovely period stain glass Windows and the historic organ sounds perfectly.

Thank Terry B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

France being the walhalla of Cathedral lovers, if you have to choose a few, put Bourges at the top of your list. Beautiful city, fantastic Cathedral, I have never seen such a fine stained window art and there are so many windows to see. If...More

Thank MattNys
Reviewed August 8, 2018

We were staying one night in Bourges and, although we had visited the city a few times, we had never been inside the Cathedral. It is well worth a visit. We happened to arrive at the Cathedral on a Sunday evening just before 5 pm,...More

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Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

Simple breathtaking, just beautiful and majestic. We were in awe at this cathedral’s grandeur, and I especially loved the stain glass windows!

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Reviewed July 24, 2018

We arrived early and checked into the Hotel de Bourbon before walking to the Cathedrale St-Etienne. Outside the Cathedral and its adjoining gardens we enjoyed the happiness of one Wedding party waiting for the previous Wedding party's photographer to complete his work in the Gardens...More

Thank Francis P
Reviewed July 13, 2018

As good as the more famous cathedrals in France. Wonderful stone carvings on exterior, flying buttresses. Undergoing some renovation at present so a bit of scaffolding. Fab archbishops gardens behind it. Lovely.

Thank Jancrow4
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February 22, 2018|
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Response from beachbuddy10 | Reviewed this property |
A gentle 20 minute stroll from the via the park. Two types of mass which you can check on nearer your visit. I’m not able to post the link here but I searched: cathédrale st etienne bourges horaire de messe
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Response from Marc B | Reviewed this property |
La Cathédralde de Bourges n'est pas un hotel mais une église.