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Cathedrale Saint-Etienne, Cahors

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  • Building of Romanesque style, 1080 to the 1135, declared by the Unesco "Patrimony of humanity" and is part of the ways of Santiago in France. Exterior highlights two domes which remind me of the mosques. Both on the facade and in the interior, including the cloister, you notice the absence of most images, holes where one can imagine the disappearance of any statue. In its interior we can appreciate built parts of Gothic style, mainly the apse and the cloister.
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  • Guides to the region usually comment on the architecture (a mixture of Romanesque and Gothic) or the stained glass windows (a mixture of old and new), but for me the highlight was time in the cloister...  read more »
  • Its two domes are impressive as well as the beautiful portal. Of course the best option is to take a tour so explain you all the details of the history of the Cathedral.
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