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This is a nice old church in the center of town. Most chapels have displays explaining their... read more

Reviewed May 25, 2018
Jeroen B
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Boise, Idaho
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Not as impressive as the larger cathedrals in France. Nevertheless worth a visit. Fairly simple... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2017
KANewYork
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New York
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Reviewed May 25, 2018

This is a nice old church in the center of town. Most chapels have displays explaining their origin. We liked reading about the history.

Thank Jeroen B
Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

Not as impressive as the larger cathedrals in France. Nevertheless worth a visit. Fairly simple facade. Vaulted interior. It's located towards one end along a long side of the place Charles du Gaulle. Right outside and behind the cathedral (also behind the palais de justice)...More

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Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful 14 th century cathedral with beautiful stonework outside with wooden interior 8 separate side chapels with one main beautiful chapel at front of cathedral was a pleasure to visit such a wonderful place

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Reviewed November 24, 2015

I visited it when I came to visit a friend of mine living here. He took me on a tour of the building. While the exterior might be a bit simple, the interior was breathtaking! He explained to me a lot of thing I actually...More

Thank Alexandre C
Reviewed September 1, 2015

While not as grand as many cathedrals I have visited, the relative starkness of this one really brings home the sheer size of the structure with its stunning, high vaulted roof. Although I comment that the interior is relatively stark, there is still plenty of...More

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Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

dissapointing, the Cathedrale was poorly lighted and it seemed as restoration of the obviously historical place was not ongoing. Not much to see unfortunately

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Reviewed August 2, 2013

The cathedral is a beautiful example of romanesque architecture,characterised by unified space and strong wall space. It is the biggest church in the dioceses,with anave that has six ribbed bays. The decoration inside testifies to the great artistic fervor of the papal presence in the...More

3  Thank Eli B
Reviewed July 15, 2012

In the centre of Carpentras you will enjoy this beautiful place

1  Thank bricolons
Reviewed July 5, 2012

See the "Door of the Jews", and learn its history.

1  Thank CAFrankofile
Reviewed May 30, 2012

This cathedral externally has been very well restored and the interior is a must on a visit to Carpentras. We visited the cathedral after lunch and were not disappointed. The side chapels are interesting and the frescos and stained glass windows. We certainly were not...More

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