Basilica of Saint-Nazaire, Carcassonne Center

A basilica minor and a national monument, Basilica of Saint-Nazaire houses some of the most famous stained glass in the south of France. Historians believe the Visigoths built the original church on this site in the sixth century. The new cathedral was completed in the 12th century. The Gothic interior architecture and decorations include alternating round and square support pillars, the Saint-Pierre Vault, additional vaults with a Scandinavian influence, and the tomb of Bishop Radulphe. Our Carcassonne Center road trip planning tool makes visiting Basilica of Saint-Nazaire and other Carcassonne Center attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Visiting the castle we reach the basilica and although the visit is free there are open only a piece since they are reform.
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  • Visit this beautiful church that is full of beauty with beautiful stained glass. The architecture is really beautiful, it is a church that is worth the visit!
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  • Very nice and impressive inside, but we could see it whole because they were rehabilitating a portion
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  • Beautiful place to visit, but just at the right time of the year. Despite lashing rain and wind truly enjoyed walking through this medieval place.
  • Very nice building and I was lucky to hear a choir from Russia in the church. It was impressed.
  • Ancient historic cathedral with amazing stained glass windows. Some concerts and singers perform here too!
  • A beautiful and small cathedral that nobody that goes to Carcassonne should avoid. One must go of lovers of the Gothic style of this beautiful city.
  • The main church in Carcassonne is a must-see if in the Cite. Beautiful both inside and out.
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