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Carcassonne Cathedral, Carcassonne

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Carcassonne Cathedral is a cathedral and designated national monument in Carcassonne, France. It is the seat of the Roman Catholic Bishop of Carcassonne.The building was built in the thirteenth-century as a parish church, dedicated to Saint Michael. Following war damage in the fourteenth century it was rebuilt as a fortified church.In 1803 St. Michael's was elevated to cathedral status, replacing the earlier cathedral dedicated to Saints Nazarius and Celsus, now the Basilica of St. Nazaire and St. Celse.St. Michael's is used by the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter.
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  • Take the time to admire the stained glass windows, the rosettes of a delicate and beautiful splendour
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  • the Cathedral has the most beautiful vitreau of europe a place of BU simply soothing must visit
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  • It is the most important Church of Carcassonne, but not the most beautiful, if not anything memorable but in the context of the walled city also invites you to visit.
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  • World wonder, a bit exepensive but worth the price.
  • So so so much fun there can't wait to go again!!!!!!😎😝😜😂🤓😋
  • Lovely acoustic (sang mass in here), and great to get out of the summer heat!
  • Date: 25/08/2016 place to visit: Carcassonne Cathedral the Cathedral of Carcassonne is quite different from what we are accustomed to see, at least on the outside, because inside all tend to be more or less equal. The first thing that catches your attention to see it is that it seems that you are in front of a fortress, with included trench. It has some very interesting gargoyles, especially one that seems to have hair on the head and a thin line of blue color that runs through her entire back, and which in located at the crossing with the street Chartrand. It is a Gargoyle that is average height, meters below all the others.
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  • Still a proof of architectural genius produced by humans... the beauty of the stone and stained glass
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