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Address: Place St-Etienne, 31000, Toulouse, France
Phone Number: +33 5 61 52 03 82
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An interesting monolith

Fabulous aspect, beautiful interior, it's an excellent visit and a lovely place to kneel and pray too!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Montseret, France
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Montseret, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fabulous aspect, beautiful interior, it's an excellent visit and a lovely place to kneel and pray too!

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not your typical big church/cathedral layout. Well worth donating and picking up the shortened history leaflet which explains the stop start construction of this vast edifice. Somewhat off-centre construction. Excellent and well worth a visit. Not far from the centre. Lovely "square" in front.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

This cathedral was constructed from the 13th to the 17th centuries, and it mixes the northern and southern Gothic in an unusual way. The clock tower is very unusual; the nave is off-centre to the choir. Some of the interior furnishings are very nice. I was particularly struck by the chapel devoted to Joan of Arc. It contains tall tablets... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Very beautiful and historic church, loved it !!! When we walked in the organ was playing, and we took lots of photos, lit candles and said prayers. Every painting had a special story, as we speak French, it was a pleasure to learn so much about this cathedral.

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Mystic, Connecticut
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

This was an interesting stop to make as I wandered about Toulouse. Not as impressive as St. Sernin, but still very beautiful in its own right.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

A magnificent cathedral well worth a visit. There is a very large central choir with some exquisite wood carving.

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Carcassonne, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

St Etienne loomed before me and I entered from the heat to the cool. Airy, majestic, fine stained glass windows and carved wooden pews, marble altars, a magnificent organ. Part of the history of Toulouse as also of the religious history of France.

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Austin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016

Super big and lots to see. Lots of chapels, very pretty stained glass windows. We had just been the Museum Augustine so it was interesting to see a church with various statues still in place. It is free so go visit.

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016

Quite an interesting story behind the peculiar facade of the church. Turns out these are two incomplete churches that resulted in its asymmetrical facade and interiors.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016

If you like history is a "must". You can see the place were use to sit the "inquisition" tribunal to judge the "heretics". It is a wonderful work of art all in wood.

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