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Large and beautiful old church

We always try to visit a church or three when visiting most anywhere in Europe. It seems that most... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Church in the historic center of Montauban

Built in the 13th century, shortly after the founding of Montauban. This massive church on a... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always try to visit a church or three when visiting most anywhere in Europe. It seems that most every building in Montauban is built with brick and this is another example and it is gigantic as well. We thought it was quite attractive for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed June 29, 2018

Built in the 13th century, shortly after the founding of Montauban. This massive church on a fortified base still bears traces of cannonballs fired during the siege of 1621 by Louis XIII. It is built in brick like most buildings in the city and has...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

A large church with an impressive bell tower. My husband was interested in the holes left by the 16th century canonballs. Inside it is large church with painted plaster walls, which are however in need of some restoration. The stained glass is largely Victorian. But...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

Like the nearby cathedral, this is huge. The walls still have much of the early painting although glass appears more recent. WWI memorial inside with - unusually - exact dates of death of local men.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

The church is a few yards away from the Place Nationale. It is pretty from the outside and is worth a walk through. I spent 10 or 15 minutes walking around and thought it was plenty. On the other side of the church down toward...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

A historic church predating the cathedral retaining remarkable character as well as vestiges damage. It relates to the medieval city and though it is not of the red stone of the Toulouse - Montauban masonry it is an example of original reformed structure with an...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 14, 2017

Montauban - despite being a town by UK size - has superb churches and a number of them. The coolness and calm quality which pervades such old stone is amazing to visit and contemplate - even though I am not religious

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Jane G
Reviewed April 30, 2017

Very impressive red brick building which was the cathedral before the white stone cathedral was built. Canon ball damage from Louis XIII's siege is visible on the exterior. Unusual mural on the front over the doors. Couldn't get in on a Sunday Morning.

Date of experience: April 2017
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