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Cathedrale St. Sauveur

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Address: Place des Martyrs de la Resistance, Aix-en-Provence, France
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Stunning, cathedral, amazing atmosphere, a gem of a place and well worth the visit even if like me you are not a religious person

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stunning, cathedral, amazing atmosphere, a gem of a place and well worth the visit even if like me you are not a religious person

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Like Sagrada in Barcelona, the Aix Cathedral is a place still undone.This cathedral was built on the site of a temple to Apollo, so they say, between the 5th to the 18th century. It is relatively small in size, but contains, massive pillars ornately decorated with plants and animals. Three naves of different styles (Romanesque, Gothic and Baroque), flank the... More 

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Aix-en-Provence, France
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From what seemed like another old church we were really taken with the amazing history if the different phases of this places history and evidence if it scattered throughout the church. Worth the time.

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Dyer, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful cathedral!!! Simply in awe of the architecture and beauty of this place. At the time of our visit, the outer bell tower was being repaired. a beautiful historic attraction that should be visited if you visit Aix. The interior is absolutely breathtaking.

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Thank raynor5fam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

St. Sauveur is an amazing testimony to the faith of people. Built over 600 years, it has different styles and finishes throughout. Its bells ring at seemingly random times and not on the hour or at mass. The organ is beautiful and what a gift if you are there when it is played! The street is fairly busy with lots... More 

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Houston, Texas
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We attended 7PM mass on Sunday evening as the earlier masses conflicted with our sightseeing schedule. 75-100 were in attendance for mass in French. Mass was preceded by vespers. The church is in need of restoration and is located in the Old Town section of Aix and is not accessible by car as the streets are ancient and parking is... More 

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Cabries
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This beautiful cathedral is a wonderful sight to behold inside and out. It is huge inside, with fonts and cloisters to explore.

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Stumbled across this cathedral whilst wandering around. The interior is fabulous and particularly relaxing with chants playing over the speakers throughout.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We were on a tour, and our guide took us to the highest hill, and we walked down into town to the main plaza, where all the vendors were set up. Beautiful fountains, lots of nice restaurant, and good Italian pizza and a German beer from a street vendor! The Fountain of Charles de Gaulle anchors the round-about at the... More 

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Kennesaw, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We were on a tour and we were taken here. You felt as though you walked back in history. There were many different sections to the church and with many tours there is so much to absorb, but i would definitely visit this Cathedrale that is built among Roman ruins. I found the baptistry to be very interesting and also... More 

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