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Cathedrale St-Gatien

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Address: 5 place de la Cathedrale, Tours, France
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worth to have a tour inside

beautiful and impressive cathedral with Saint Martin portrait . Cloitre visit & access from inside for few euros.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Vouvray, France
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Vouvray, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

beautiful and impressive cathedral with Saint Martin portrait . Cloitre visit & access from inside for few euros.

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Lauderhill, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had never heard of this church, but it is truly magnificent, with stained glass that I've only found exceeded by Chartres. Also one of the tallest churches I've ever visited. If you're in Tours, make the effort to see this.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Growing up overseas, my mother had a habit of dragging us kids to various churches and houses of worship, which of course is not appreciated until one is an adult. This cathedrale was on the visit list when I brought my stepchildren 13 years ago and again I popped in whilst on a walk. Just cannot seem to resist. It... More 

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Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Tours ia a perfect small city with everything France is so loved for. The stain glass windows of ST-Gatien are of greatest beauty.

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Montseret, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

This cathedral is one of the biggest I've visited by the side of a river in a small city, it is definitive in its architecture. It is beautiful.

Thank Catalan66117
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

A beautiful cathedral where you can really appreciate the architecture and artistic creation behind it. Worth a visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Well worth a visit, as its recently had some restoration done and stained glass really good. Otherwise an above avergae eglise!!

Thank mconnor042
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Lovely large church, worth popping your head in for a look. Great stain glass window, lots of Gothic influences.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Well worth a visit. Very quiet, few tourists about. Most beautiful stained glass windows I've ever seen. Free entry.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

The Gothic church is beautiful, but I would not travel from Paris just to see the cathedral. The architecture is same as the other churches thru out France.

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