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. Using our online itinerary creator, Bayonne attractions like Cathedrale Sainte-Marie de Bayonne can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Very nice to see, the height is impressive! Think to see the Court outside, just as pretty. The facades are well maintained.
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  • A place of peace in Bayonne and above all do not forget (right side) take a few steps in the cloister, this place so relaxing...
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  • Without being too religious. This place is a must to visit, beautiful Cathedral with a beautiful cloister which inspires calm and peace.
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  • The church definitely shows its age, but the cloister is intact and provides a peaceful insight into the era when it was built. The church is gothic and has some fine examples of stained glass, apparently with color formulas that cannot be replicated in the modern age. The cloister has a classical arcade and niches containg memorials. Neat "must see" when in Grand Bayonne.
  • Beautiful Cathedral but had the most conducive part relaxation is the cloister with its arcades and his lawn. In the city centre but away from the noise and movement.
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  • Very pretty Cathedral there are some photo of Popes (2 or 3 photo) at the bottom of the Cathedral there is a small room where you can see stained glass in video that tells us that mean the images on stained glass
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  • great thanks to our priest Deacon and our Bishop to survive these beautiful masses
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  • Very quiet Nice in prayer and to gather Serge and Emmanuelle
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