St. Andre Cathedral (Cathedrale Saint-Andre), Bordeaux

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St. Andre Cathedral (Cathedrale Saint-Andre), a French national monument, hosted the 1137 marriage of 13-year-old Eleanor of Aquitaine to the future King Louis VII. It is also a Roman Catholic church that serves as the seat of the Archbishop of Bordeaux-Bazas. The original cathedral was consecrated by Pope Urban II in 1096, though most of what visitors see today is from the 14th and 15th centuries. Of the original Romanesque edifice, only a wall in the nave remains. However, you can still view many historical treasures, including the Royal Gate from the early 13th century. Use our Bordeaux trip itinerary maker to add St. Andre Cathedral (Cathedrale Saint-Andre) and other attractions to your Bordeaux vacation plans.
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  • Although the Cathedral is large and imposing outside view. But inside the surprise. She is cold, impersonal, empty. There is no life. Looks like she has been emptied for is not that people away from things. There is even no candles or nightlights in self-service. He makes it sound to buy one. This sounds crazy! Damage
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  • A must visit place in Bordeaux! To do day and night because the Cathedral is too beautiful to be the Sun and under the stars! I love!
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  • I went to visit the Church and then faced the nearly 250 steps to get to the Tower (next entry). Beautiful view, it's worth the effort.
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