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Orléans Cathedral, Orleans

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Religious Site
The stained glass windows at Orléans Cathedral depict the story of Joan of Arc who attended evening Mass in this cathedral on May 2, 1429 while in the city to lift the siege. Built in the Gothic architectural style from 1278 to 1329 and partially destroyed in 1568, the cathedral was moderately rebuilt from 1601-1829. Despite renovations, some ancient remains that date back to the fourth century can still be seen in the crypt. Use our Orleans itinerary maker to arrange your visit to Orléans Cathedral and other attractions in Orleans.
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  • For lovers of beautiful monuments; a visit is necessary for this building and is the pride of Orleans
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  • Beautiful work at the historic bells, located at the end of a wide Jeann d'Arc avenue with a nice effect of perspective. Buffet of organ Consequently, high brightness, temporary place of exhibitions and concerts and part of Johannine holiday. Advanced facelift. A real pleasure.
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  • A must in Orleans and if you are in the Loire Valley. The lighting in the evening very nice also.
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  • Lovely,beautiful and very welcoming. The son et Lumiere was a bonud
  • Only stopped for 2 hrs. Wish we could have stayed all day.
  • Building that doesn't move much.. but is still interesting.
  • Absolutely gorgeous cathedral with a history of investing in beautification
  • I like the building , although very old , but there is sense of history .