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Cathedrale St. Sauveur

Place des Martyrs de la Resistance, Aix-en-Provence, France
+33 4 42 23 45 65
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Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

The imposing church with its origins dating back to the Roman days is a combination of three styles of architecture (Romanesque, Gothic and Baroque). It looks a bit eclectic to my taste and would not top the list of my favorite cathedrals in France, but...More

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Reviewed October 15, 2015

This is a strange and interesting building with so many different architectural styles and features well worth a visit.

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Reviewed October 8, 2015

unfortunately the triptych altarpiece could not be opened when we were there in Sept but we were able to see a DVD showing all of it which was wonderful Baptistry and other lovely pieces of art

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Reviewed October 7, 2015

largely Romanesque and featuring a wonderful mixture of architectural styles that all come together somehow, this is a really interesting cathedral very different to the Gothic structures in northern France. It is built on the site of a Roman temple and there are some interesting...More

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Reviewed October 1, 2015

This church is very unusual in that it encompasses a number of sections built in different eras, starting in the 5th century. The contrast in architecture is very interesting and a little confusing and jumbled, but it is a beautiful church filled with huge paintings,...More

Thank sydneysider48
Reviewed September 28, 2015

The building encompasses several different styles in architecture and is a lot larger than you would expect from the outside. The jewel in the crown of this cathedral is the triptych of The Burning Bush (1476) by Nicolas Froment but it was in darkness (August...More

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Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

A huge cathedrale, with a double organ. Never expected it from the outside. I really admired some old sculptures and an antique doll. Charming!

Thank michal t
Reviewed September 25, 2015

Although this cathedral is not one of the more beautiful ones that I have seen in Europe, it contains many layers of history. I was also lucky enough to attend a classical music concert there in late June which was a beautiful experience.

Thank Ann T
Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

The cathedral construction dates from the 5th century forward. They have done an excellent job with the church plans at the front highlighting the construction so that you can track the history of the cathedral. The paintings are well marked and the stained glass is...More

Thank Phoebe B
Reviewed September 19, 2015

It’s an interesting very old church the fundaments are ancien romain,it was nice to spend some time especially with the organ music, absorbing the different style.We visited the peak season, it busy inside and wasn’t so peaceful.

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