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“Grand but under restauration”

Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste
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Owner description: A 12th-century Gothic cathedral with impressive stained-glass windows.
Antwerp, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Grand but under restauration”
Reviewed March 25, 2013

An impressive cathedral with interesting chapels. The astronomical clock in northern transept alone is worth a visit and the chapel in the southern transept dedicated to the Virgin Mary is breath taking. There is a small collection of religious artifacts and wall tapestry in a separate room which is free to access. Unfortunately as of March 2013 part of the cathedral is closed for restauration.

Visited March 2013
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“worth the climb”
Reviewed March 20, 2013

It's an extravagent church with a beautiful view of Lyon right behind it. Finished the trip by taking the tram down to old lyon.

Visited March 2013
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London
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“Stunning”
Reviewed March 15, 2013

Absolutely stunning cathedral that is a real must-see if visiting Lyon. Do not miss this imposing 12th century wonder. It is lovely to sit inside and reflect, enjoying the calm atmosphere.

Visited July 2012
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orlando fl
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“cathedral”
Reviewed March 10, 2013

interesting especially the clock. unfortunately the choeur is being restored and will be for several years.

Visited March 2013
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Upminster, United Kingdom
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“Being renovated”
Reviewed February 24, 2013

Cathedral dates from 12/13 century and is very imposing. Currently in middle of 5 year restoration project, so not all of cathedral is accessible, therefore difficult to fully evaluate.

Visited February 2013
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