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Cathedrale St-Etienne, Limoges
(4.5/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
Set on a Latin-cross ground plan, Cathedrale St-Etienne is an excellent example of a Roman Catholic cathedral designed in the primitive neo-Gothic style. The church’s structure features a bell tower and a large center roof vault. Inside you will find two organs dating from 1930 and 1968 respectively, as well as the traditional Catholic icons and decorations of this region. This cathedral has been the seat of the Bishop of Saint-Etienne since 1970, giving it great regional significance. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Cathedrale St-Etienne by using our Limoges tourist route planner.
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  • Any cathedral would be worth a visit - this is no exception excellent workmanship inside and out - lose yourself with the sound of the organ in the background 
  • As an Italian, I am always impressed by the grandeur of European Gothic architecture in Italy is something else the Gothic. Also notable is its dominance over the landscape and it's surrounded by a medieval Bishop's Palace and Gardens neighborhood worth crossing
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  • See more inside and the wonderful gardens attached to the bedside for his quite austere exterior architecture. Note a Black Madonna in remarkable contemporary enamel.
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  • A beautiful cathedral featuring wonderful Gothic architecture. I was there on a weekday and my partner and I were the only ones there which was great.
  • Very very nice Cathedral. If visiting this Cathedral, not is can lose the garden botanical just behind, is beautiful, with sculptures in iron very shocking. The truth is that not is that meaning have, but are macabre, are referred to the death or something similar. Very nice to see plants, little tree. Admission is free and is very careful.
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  • Striking Tower. Very long construction period yet of homogenous construction.
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  • "This neighborhood is that or I was born I find it beautiful that reminds me of my childhood"
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  • For me the most beautiful Cathedral/Church of Limoges! Do not miss!
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