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Church of Notre Dame la Grande

Poitiers, France
+33 5 49 41 22 56
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Unbelievably amazing inside

How this does not get excellent reviews is incomprehensible to me. The painted columns are superb... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
zuni P
Lagunitas, California
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Beautiful architecture

This is in the centre of Poitier, surrounded by Restaurants and shops, one of the hot spots of the... read more

Reviewed May 14, 2017
Biggleswade, United Kingdom
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2 weeks ago
“Unbelievably amazing inside”
May 14, 2017
“Beautiful architecture ”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

How this does not get excellent reviews is incomprehensible to me. The painted columns are superb and yes it is a bit dark... but the gives you the atmosphere of the times. I just loved it

Thank zuni P
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

This is in the centre of Poitier, surrounded by Restaurants and shops, one of the hot spots of the city.

Thank OBhogal
Reviewed April 30, 2017

We often visit this church as it's near our French home - love it and imagine the pilgrims in the middle ages en route to Compostela as this is on the route. Beautiful, not commercialised, a sacred place.

Thank UkPeachesandCream
Reviewed April 28, 2017

In my experience of churches, sometimes the exterior takes your breath away, sometimes the interior. The Church of Notre Dame la Grande in Poitiers does both. The facade is incredible but nothing prepared me for inside where all the pillars, the ceilings, etc have been...More

Thank Mad H
Reviewed March 31, 2017

We went to this chutrch in march 2017 which is right in the centre of Poitiers It seemed dark inside but that was I am sure to protect the paintings. Beautiful Gothic tracery on the outside and many lovely stain glass windows. Ancient painting on...More

Thank Margaret W
Reviewed March 22, 2017 via mobile

The murals are from the 12th century. It was pretty dark when we entered but think it is to protect those murals

Thank Zowietje500
Reviewed January 4, 2017

I have been here and I think this place is very caracteristich of Poitiers, it is lovely, quick to visit and free of charge, If you want, stop there hust for a little time.

Thank CecilialaCe
Reviewed December 21, 2016

The first thing you need to do before entering this church is research its history and know what to look for and where to find it. It's annoying finding out all the things you needed to see and do after you left.

Thank mrnature
Reviewed November 19, 2016

This may not be the most stunning church I've seen in Europe but it is definitely the most beautiful one in Vienne. If in the area, we can recommend seeing another church because if you don't, it may just be "that one."

Thank ntflady
Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

Worth a visit to simply take in the craftsmanship of both the exterior and interior of the church. Incredible that such work could be completed and retained with the tools and materials available at the time.

Thank FatBoyTravels
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