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Address: Place de la Cathedrale, Limoges, France
Phone Number: 05-55-34-53-81

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Very nice carhedrale

It worst a visit, stop and take a while there and in the nice sorrounds full if life, shops bars, bistros and restaurants, lifely area and quiet and intimate inside

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Manuel C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It worst a visit, stop and take a while there and in the nice sorrounds full if life, shops bars, bistros and restaurants, lifely area and quiet and intimate inside

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Limoges, France
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whilst visiting the gardens and the Musée de Beaux Arts, I wondered into the cathedral for a bit of shelter from the hot sun, and I was mesmerised by the number of little chapels, their different portrayals of their patrons, and I could have spent much longer examining it if it hadnt been for my two small children wanting to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

This is a big but pretty plain cathedral. It's free to visit but there is no information in English. It would have helped the enjoyment if there was. It's good for a short visit and to shelter from the rain!

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Thank RHMHW
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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83 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

This is a beautiful and ancient cathedral filled with unexpected delights, unique decoration, atmosphere and a deep solemnity. It had a detailed timeline in the entrance foyer that described the thousands of years of history and prehistory which related to the area and the cathedral itself. Outside there was an extensive sculpture exhibition by Marc Petit; a retrospective covering 30... More 

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Thank Ted49
Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

The Chuch is obviously in use as we saw children preparing for one of their sacraments. Lots of the building is left as it has aged but it's worth a short trip round.

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Dunstable, Bedfordshire, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

The heavens opened as we walked around Limoges. We took sanctuary inside this fabulous cathedral, there was no request for donations. Exquisite stained glass windows and some nice explanatory signs in French only, but we were able to decipher most of it. Not their problem but ours, although it may be worth considering additional translations to further encourage visitors from... More 

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Teddington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

The bell tower is Romanesque inside and really belongs to an earlier cathedral. You then have to change axis in the narthex to enter the main building that started at the east end in the C13 and took hundreds of years to get back to the tower.

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Stalybridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

I am always drawn to wander round Cathedrals and this one is in the top league. Sitting on a high spot above the River Vienne the best approach is via the street leading to the west facing tower.Built over a period ranging from the 13th to the 19th century the Cathedral is most famous as the wedding venue for Richard... More 

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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217 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

The stained glass in all the churches in Limoges is wonderful to behold. Okay, at the cathedral it is 19th century but it is exquisite and not to be missed. Plus it is the site where Richard Coeur de Lion was proclaimed Duke of Aquitaine in the presence of his formidable mother Eleanor(a personal hero of mine). The gardens are... More 

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Limoges, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

I have sung in this great Cathedral on a couple of occasions with my choir and it's a great space! My first impressions were of a rather dark place, but it's well worth looking more carefully as there are some superb things to see. If you can hear the organ it's a bonus, an organ buff's paradise! The Cathedral is... More 

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