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Cathedrale de Saint-Julien de Mans

Le Mans, France
+33 2 43 28 28 98
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a very large historic building

Situated in the centre of the medieval old town. It is a very large cathedral, which although very... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2016
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Great very old glass

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

Reviewed September 13, 2016
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Le Mans, France
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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.

Thank BELMONTIpswich
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.

1  Thank AlanFSEly
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.

Thank MarinaPearson
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

Thank Angi S
Reviewed September 5, 2016

Information at the hotel triggered our visit, especially to the chapel with angels. Two friends of mine collect angel pictures and the chapel offered plenty. One collects angels with books and I even found a postcard with this one. Rest of the cathedral a bit...More

Thank Pearl49
Reviewed August 30, 2016

If you need a few quiet minutes in the heart of the city this is a good location. The history of the cathedral is well-illustrated through a series of models. Some interesting links with English history for English visitors.

1  Thank Jude_18a
Reviewed August 23, 2016

A wonderful example of a cathedral that has been developed and extended over the best part of a thousand years, and the explanatory models and accompanying narrative (much of it in English, too) made clear the stages through which the building has passed. Some beautiful...More

Thank Stephen A
Reviewed August 18, 2016

We toured this magnificent cathedral while in town for the race and it was definitely a highlight of the trip. The history is well explained and the cathedral is accessible to virtually everyone. Make sure that you look at all the plaques and historical renderings...More

Thank jackfrost0904
Reviewed August 17, 2016

A beautiful cathedral Incredibly peaceful and calming. Spectacular light show at night. Right in the centre of town. Very few visitors The old town in Le Mans is a true gem. Some well chosen information in English, as well as French, about the history of...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Impressive building especially when you are inside. Lots of information in English about the history of the building easy for children to follow.

Thank pixie842
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