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Cathedrale St-Etienne

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Address: Place St-Etienne, 31000, Toulouse, France
Phone Number: 05-61-52-03-82
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Attractive mixture of styles

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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.

Thank DRU150
Mystic, Connecticut
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank erinontheroad
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Barry G
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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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.

1 Thank monicaj66
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.

Thank MamaSqueak
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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.

Thank Guylaine F
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016

The neighbourhood with the square infront of the church is amazing, the church is just stunning with very high ceilings, enormous organ and fantastic decor. Must see whilst in Toulouse!

1 Thank Tomas V
Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016

The exterior of the cathedral speaks for itself; however, the interior is truly majestic and captivating. The ceiling height has to be about 120-150' feet tall (roughly 40-50 meters tall). The stained glass windows and the interior architecture include the organ is a testament to the innovative capabilities of its founders. Definitely worth a stop for an hour or so.

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