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Cathedrale St-Lazare, Autun

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Architectural Building
Famous for its Cluniac monk inspiration and Romanesque sculptures by Gislebertus, Cathedrale St-Lazare highlights Romanesque art as the seat of the Bishop of Autun. View the column capitals and the main façade embellished with realistic sculptures and artwork that were commissioned as a means of teaching Christian ethics through dramatic scenes of heaven and hell. Complete your trip with the famous "Last Judgment" by Gislebertus located in the west tympanum. Make Cathedrale St-Lazare a centerpiece of your Autun vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Autun vacation builder.
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  • a place of majestic beauty and intensity. The building lends itself to meditation and contemplation as no other Church in the region. The capitals deserve scrutiny.
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  • Visit to the Cathedral friendly but not amazing as I could see. Beautiful eardrum. Nice outside. Parking nearby.
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  • Well preserved she sits majestically in the city center. Car parks nearby to park. Worth the drive.
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  • A highlight of this ancient Roman city. Remarkable carved tympanum. Very nice paved over the square.
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  • Romanesque and Gothic Cathedral. The eardrum is a wonderfully written story. A highlight.
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  • Work of art! Worth the visit!
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  • Beautiful architecture for this Cathedral.
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  • Gorgeous but lack of maintenance at certain place
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