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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  • Beautiful masterpiece Gothic who breathe the fervour. Do not miss the cloister which is adjacent to the Cathedral.
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  • It is pretty. Go to Bayonne and not to visit it is impossible. Nor is it is an exceptional Cathedral, but it is worth. There is a guided tour that is advisable.
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  • It is not possible to visit this beautiful city of Bayonne without getting to the Cathedral located at the epicenter of the old town
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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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