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Quite an imposing structure

It was an overcast day when we visited so it was very dark inside but still amazing dimensions and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
susie380
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Northampton, United Kingdom
An architectural gem

A great cathederal spoilt slightly by the restoration work being done (a problem with many such... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2018
Peter E
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Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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Reviewed September 22, 2015

To many like myself, a stereotypical monk is either a bald headed Chinese guy who knows kung-fu or a fat bearded guy who drinks wine & is kinda creepy around kids, either one, I thought they’re supposed to live simple lives, however judging by the...More

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Reviewed September 1, 2014

Why does every religious building or monument have scaffolding around it and the air of a building site? And why does ANY local authority allow TWO important tourist attractions to be carrying this work out NEXT to each other simultaneously? I'll tell you - because...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was an overcast day when we visited so it was very dark inside but still amazing dimensions and stunning architecture. Built originally as a cross shape and then had extra smaller chapels added so it has evolved over its long 'life'. Many different facets...More

Thank susie380
Reviewed October 6, 2018

A great cathederal spoilt slightly by the restoration work being done (a problem with many such places in France)

Thank Peter E
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Trekking up the steps from the riverside was a major undertaking with 347 steps to ascend but the view is worth the climb. On the way you pass a statue of d’Artagnan before you reach the entrance to the church on the right.

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Reviewed August 4, 2018

I am in no way religious but the architecture of this place is stunning. Both the exterior and the interior, which is filled with sacred art. Beautiful and cool on a hot day too.

Thank Janette S
Reviewed August 2, 2018

In France you've a lot of churches and cathedrales. This one was one of the more beautiful ones. Not that big, but so beautiful. Inside you can pay to visit the choir seats. We didn't do that but it must be really nice what i've...More

Thank Marnix_B
Reviewed July 13, 2018

Because the parvis was totally displaced for a major restoration project and littered with machinery and construction materials, it was difficult to appreciate the major facade of this church. Hopefully, those who visit in the years ahead will get the benefit of this transition!

Thank patandmaryjo
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

Sadly when we visited Auch the front of the Cathedral was being repaved. So we went in the side entrance. It's absolutely amazing inside, sadly there wasn't any information sheets in English but still a beautiful place to see.

Thank Hooch2015
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Probably the most amazing carved choir I have ever seen in Europe. Watch out for the figure with his bum sticking out - very funny and not what you expect in a Catholic place of worship!! The stained glass windows are incredible, again of a...More

Thank maq44
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Another awesome cathedral, very well kept and beautiful. I enjoyed the visit here very much..art and architecture are alive and well in Auch! I recommend that you visit here.

Thank markreilly282
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

This cathedral is stunning and well with the visit. Took 200 years to build and there is an area within to visit for 2€ each, worth the visit.

Thank nancyr986
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