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Cathedrale St-Louis (La)

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Address: Place de Verdun, 17000, La Rochelle, France
Phone Number: 0546411670
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An oasis of light

Very pleasant, airy cathedral. Some interesting stained glass windows create colourful displays within.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Steven R
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Denver, Colorado
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Guide book said it was austere but I think the artwork & stained glass windows were beautiful & worth a walk around..

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very pleasant, airy cathedral. Some interesting stained glass windows create colourful displays within.

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Thank Steven R
London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth a visit- a few mins walk from the centre, through arched walkways.Attended a short service- everyone was very friendly- Allow approx an hour.

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Thank Sumra K
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This cathedral had some stunning history and artwork inside - even if it is a bit unassuming and understates from the outside. The ceilings and walls are steeped with paintwork and it really is impressive. Quiet and well kept, this is definitely worth a visit if passing.

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Thank richard123455
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

This Cathedral has a lot to offer. Great windows with brilliant colors with incredible depth. The art work is significant and many of the small chapels have been brilliantly restored.

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Thank yogiacomo
Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

This cathedral told a story with its art, and was very sacred. The stained glass and architecture was stunning. I loved it.

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Roseville, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

It's the Wandering Yank here. Mrs. Yank and I recently spent a wonderful month in France, and 3 days in La Rochelle. This is a rather typical cathedral, and I never grew tired of visiting churches and cathedrals. It's brighter than some, and in beautiful condition. 2 thumbs up!

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St. Lucia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Wonderful oil paintings adorn the whole interior. Ornate side chapels on both sides, some dedicated to the sea and ships and fishermen and others for private and quiet contemplation. If you are affected by strong incense aromas, it is very strong here. An organ practice was in progress on our visit, which enhanced the whole visit to the cathedral. Cooling... More 

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Albany, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Super for a rainy day, free to enter and interesting architecture and super stained glass. Located near the bus station and an easy access to parking near by. Short walk to the markets with fantastic fruit and vegetables , meat and fish etc.

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Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

They are some churches that makes an impression on you that you will remember for a long time.. this is not the one ,IMHO.. if you have time, visit it,if not -you are not loosing much..

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