Cathedrale Sainte-Marie de Bayonne, Bayonne

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Massive, Gothic, and incredibly detailed, it comes as no surprise that Cathedrale Sainte-Marie de Bayonne took over four centuries to build. The Roman Catholic church serves as the seat of the bishop of the township and neighboring towns. Though originally of Romanesque design, two fires led to its total reconstruction in the 13th century. The current church wasn't completed until the 17th century, while its two landmark twin spires are 19th-century additions. Step inside to view the equally impressive interior, filled with art and stained glass windows. Plan a Bayonne trip in moments using our itinerary builder.
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  • In The bustling Bayonne we find this haven of peace to enjoy stained glass and colorful chapels. Visiting also the cloister is worth it.
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  • Deserves the visit, very nice cloister. This is located in the historic centre of BAYONNE and next to the shopping streets and a five minute walk from the small Bayonne.
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  • Pretty Cathedral especially the well restored heart the place calls for contemplation on the other hand, the exterior needs renovation it is a sacred monument worth a visit. Little more the visit of the cloister is free
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  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Bayonne 💒 🇫🇷 📙 " Falling in love in front of this melting pot of color ! Built during the XIII & XIV century, it was typical of the flamboyant Gothic style.Bayonne, south-West french city. You can't miss her !"
  • The renovations are stunning, some of the most beautiful I’ve seen anywhere, definitely worth a pilgrimage.🙏🏽
  • This Gothic Church was built in the 12th century, its towers are visible from all around the small town of Bayonne. Getting closer to it you will feel your heartbeats, its mind blowing
  • Imposing view. Really beautiful 😃👌
  • Beautiful place
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