Cathédrale Saint-Étienne d'Auxerre, Auxerre

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Known for its expansive stained glass windows, Cathédrale Saint-Étienne d'Auxerre is one of the few cathedrals with original stained glass. Built between 1215 and 1233, most of the Burgundian Gothic cathedral is above an 11th century crypt. The oldest portion of the building is the crypt, and the most modern feature is the small cupola atop of the spiral staircase on the western tower with a Renaissance design. To visit Cathédrale Saint-Étienne d'Auxerre on your trip to Auxerre, use our Auxerre trip itinerary builder.
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  • Considering a cathedral is grandiose by definition, I consider this one nice with its higher than average ceiling and some nice stained glasses and architectural elements but there are some inconsiste...  more »
  • the old town is to walk with beautiful mansions and a beautiful Cathedral. The great Colbert came in neighboring Lord of the marquisate of Seignelay
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  • Kinda hidden but impressive at the same time, this wonderful expression of French Gothic architecture is the Pearl of the city. To visit as the whole city and its beautiful bridges, magical at sunset!
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  • Great architecture and large facilities with a lot to see - really worth a visit
  • St. Stephen's Cathedral: this Cathedral was built on the foundations of a site built by the Saint-Amatre Bishop in the fourth century, of which no trace remains. The Bishop William of Seignelay threw the foundations of the current Cathedral in 1215. The current building is essentially one inherited from the era of the wars of religion restored in the second half of the 19th century by Viollet-le-Duc.
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  • Beautiful Cathedral of gorujaca above the city. I feel the spirit of history and faith of people I make
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  • The light and airy, and beautiful. I liked the stained-glass Windows. Every picture has a story.
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  • This Cathedral-unconditional architectural dominant of the city. It looks wonderful embankments and bridges with Ion River. Very unusual look of the façade of the Cathedral-geometrically asymmetrically. But this very organically. Inside the Cathedral impresses with its very high arches. Here the unique acoustics, so in the Cathedral regularly three times a week poet local choir. Ticket price-five euros. Tours and concerts are held here. So, in our visits to the Cathedral was announced "Requiem" by Mozart performed by artists of the Prague Opera. There are body
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