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Cathedrale de Saint-Julien de Mans

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Address: Le Mans, France
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+33 2 43 28 28 98
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Built on a grand scale

The light through the stained glass windows was fantastic today. No pictures can represent the scale and the detail of this building, it's amazing!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The light through the stained glass windows was fantastic today. No pictures can represent the scale and the detail of this building, it's amazing!

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Marlow, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

Vast Cathedral with beautiful stained glass, in the Old Town which was lovely to wander around too. Very peaceful.

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Thank Rob S
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

This is a splendid cathedral with a great chapel to the east end, good stained glass, splendid masonry and, so typical of these French Gothic creations, layer upon layer of fabulos history. On that basis a guided tour is much warranted.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

A lovely quiet space on the very roof of Le Mans. As with all the best cathedrals there is much more to the place than just the building. However, as others have noted, it's not overburdened with information. A must-see in in Le Mans and the immediate surroundings are very nice.

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

What a beautiful cathedral. The surrounding area is amazing as well. Check out some of the history. We went in here while they were having an evening service. So beautiful with the music and chandeliers and stained glass. I was won over.

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Pickering, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

There are many stunning things to see in this beautiful cathedral, not least of which is the angel chapel with its mediaeval painted ceiling. This huge cathedral is well worth a visit but would be much more enjoyable if there was some visitor information. This is the first cathedral that I have ever explored where there was not a single... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Situated in the centre of the medieval old town. It is a very large cathedral, which although very similar to many other cathedrals, does have some impressive stained glass windows. The surrounding streets are very attractive & more interesting.

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Ely
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful stained glass, 11/12 & 13 century. Cool space in a very hot city when we visited. Very enjoyable.

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

La Nuit des Chimères is a fantastic light show projected onto the fronts of historical buildings in the beautiful old Plantagenet city of Le Mans. Hard to describe but amazing to see. Summer nights. See also reviews of La Nuit des Chimères.

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

Once we found it a very lovely cathedral Quite and unassuming inside, rather more modest outside with a beautiful view over the city Quite simple inside but beautiful Nice not to get pounced on by a church warden and allowed to walk around freely

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