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Basilica of Saint-Nazaire, Carcassonne
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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. To visit Basilica of Saint-Nazaire on your holiday in Carcassonne, and find out what else Carcassonne has to offer, use our Carcassonne trip itinerary maker.
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  • Take the time to visit this place. You will find the peace that suits this type of monument. No matter your beliefs put you to the hubbub of the outside. And if you have the chance to hear a heart or the organ then...
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  • The Basilica of Saint-Nazaire is within the walls of the medieval town of Carcassonne. Even though on the outside it is not spectacular inside the building with the stained-glass windows is very nice, free visit.
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  • Spectacular stained glass windows, it draws much attention when you enter, you don't expect what's inside.
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