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Impressive interior.

The exterior is nice with a lovely market place next to the cathedral.The interior is very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
chrisv5101
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Beautiful cathedral

The cathedral is right in the centre of this beautiful city and should not be missed. Cathédrale St... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2018
Melita F
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Harwich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 11, 2013

Beautiful example -- two domes in the Byzantine style make this cathedral special. Many medieval frescoes still extant. The cloister carvings are really spectacular -- note the carvings of medieval pilgrims (usually adorned with a clam shell), who are following a pilgrimage route to Santiago...More

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Reviewed April 29, 2017

In the center of the old town. Unusual step down to the church from the front and side streets. Nice stained glass behind the altar. Side courtyard is pretty. Garden in the back of the church.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The exterior is nice with a lovely market place next to the cathedral.The interior is very impressive,particularly the twin domes and the frescoes on the ceiling.The adjacent cloisters are attractive.The area around the cathedral contains many old half timbered houses.

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Reviewed July 24, 2018

The cathedral is right in the centre of this beautiful city and should not be missed. Cathédrale St Etienne will celebrate its 900 years anniversary in 2019 and much of its structure dates indeed from the year 1119. Beautiful frescoes adorn the domed interior and...More

2  Thank Melita F
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Worth a visit if you are in town,beautiful stained glass in this atmospheric old cathedral. Much history.

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Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

We visited friends who run a lovely auberge in Frayssinet. They took us into Cahors and encouraged us to step inside this lovely little cathedral. I'm so glad they did as it's quite a surprise. Small and beautiful with some gorgeous paintings on the walls...More

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Reviewed June 24, 2018

We took time out to visit this splendid cathedral when spending a day in Cahors with our friends who have a house in nearby Caillac. The cathedral has some interesting stained glass windows, a mixture of old and new, but the star attraction for me...More

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Reviewed June 10, 2018

Pretty Cathedral with impressive architecture both inside and out. Beautiful stained glass - serene and peaceful place. We very much enjoyed our visit.

Thank MarkrBradford
Reviewed May 14, 2018

Free visit - huge (!) structure, centre of town, amazing original stained glass (not a huge fan of the modern stained glass towards the back - but others may like); top tip - visit the Cloisters (door off to right side middle from inside the...More

1  Thank damifu
Reviewed May 5, 2018

We have viewed many Cathedrals in France, but for me, this one is the most interesting. When you consider the engineering and architecture involved and when it was built, it is amazing. Well worth the look.

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Reviewed April 13, 2018

I was doing some research at the archives in Cahors, so on my lunch break I walked to see this church (built in the 1100's!). The paintings (sides and ceilings) and stained glass seen from the inside are stunning. There is a beautiful small garden...More

Thank frenchrootsag
Reviewed January 12, 2018

Helped by having a very knowledgable guide. Exterior and interior very interesting even for someone with limited knowledge of architecture and Church history. Frescoes, South door and cloisters all revealed very interesting stories.

Thank Craig M
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