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Stunning

We have visited many places of worship in recent weeks and the past, and this cathedral is a gem... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2018
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The best kind of Gothic

Fascinating gargoyles on the exterior and an interesting tower. The interior is simply stunning in... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2018
abertafol
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Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

We have visited many places of worship in recent weeks and the past, and this cathedral is a gem. The external structure and carved detail is exquisite. The history, which I need to get a better handle of, is inspiring me to research deeper into...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Fascinating gargoyles on the exterior and an interesting tower. The interior is simply stunning in terms of the use of height and space. Some interesting late mediaeval/early modern sculpture in the side chapels.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

We've visited the Cathedral three or four times over a decade. Our latest visit was just last month, in tandem with a trip to the Saturday market. Little has changed, except I have a better camera and can photograph details more readily. The stained glass...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 23, 2018

Rodez is a small city, well preserved with a somber charm. The cathedral dominates the city, not by being located at its top, but by it strong design, ts façade without a portal, by its campanile. Yet, the highest emotion you will feel entering the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

This is an interesting building. It is very peaceful environment, with huge historical presence, as well as more modern elements, such as new windows. Two of these relating to the last war are particularly special. There is an excellent guide book available from the tourist...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 21, 2018

I planned my trip by train from Toulouse to Albi - a place I wanted to visit and thought to myself I won't be able to go onto another destination (Limoges) without a stop over - so looked on the map and chose Rodez. Sooooooo...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 20, 2018

If you find yourself in Rodez, this is a must see. The architecture is astounding. I had a feeling of peace the moment I entered.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

Fabulous Cathedral well worth a visit Free entry No English leaflets so need to do research before visit

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

A wonderful example of medieval architecture. Huge soaring ceiling with a large array of treasures and wonderful artefacts. Worth making a detour to visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kez208
Reviewed May 28, 2018

Imposing and rather gloomy on that cold day . One beautiful Annunciation in a side chapel and quite extraordinary modern stained glass windows.

Date of experience: May 2018
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