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Cathedrale St-Gatien

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Address: 5 place de la Cathedrale, Tours, France
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2-Day Chateaux Country Tour from Paris
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One of France's great cathedrals

Tours ia a perfect small city with everything France is so loved for. The stain glass windows of ST-Gatien are of greatest beauty.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France
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Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tours ia a perfect small city with everything France is so loved for. The stain glass windows of ST-Gatien are of greatest beauty.

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Montseret, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cathedral is one of the biggest I've visited by the side of a river in a small city, it is definitive in its architecture. It is beautiful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

A beautiful cathedral where you can really appreciate the architecture and artistic creation behind it. Worth a visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

Well worth a visit, as its recently had some restoration done and stained glass really good. Otherwise an above avergae eglise!!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Lovely large church, worth popping your head in for a look. Great stain glass window, lots of Gothic influences.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

Well worth a visit. Very quiet, few tourists about. Most beautiful stained glass windows I've ever seen. Free entry.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

The Gothic church is beautiful, but I would not travel from Paris just to see the cathedral. The architecture is same as the other churches thru out France.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

This Cathedral was recommended by so many that it was a "must see" for me. A 15 minute walk from my hotel was well rewarded. This Cathedral dates back many centuries & the stained glass windows, 13 historic ones, are genuine works of art that are several centuries old. In November there were only a few people there on a... More 

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Kungsbacka, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful and impressive old cathedral. Always very nice and calming to stroll around in a cathedral and to watch the impressive construction work and the ornaments.

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Tours, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

I first discovered this cathedral in 2007 when I was studying in Tours. I have since moved to the city, so I walk past the cathedral almost every day. I am still in awe of its architecture and history. Being an American, we simply don't have this kind of architecture and history, so I try and enjoy it every day.

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