Cathedral quarter, Poitiers

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#2 of 15 in Historic Sites in Vienne
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  • August 13, 2017
    Majestic Cathedral because of its dimensions. You can read the history of this monument on its façade (destruction of character on bows, symmetry while accepting changes each time). Plantagenet style: flat nave.
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  • August 13, 2017
    This neighborhood is not put in value, apart from the Cathedral. Beautiful Cathedral, but nothing exceptional. Other small churches of Poitiers are much prettier!
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  • August 10, 2017
    Street one of the oldest large city "street of the Cathedral ' leads from the lively square of the Cathedral quarter our great lady, in the quiet and former episcopal area this large Cathedral was built at the request, of Alenior of Aquitaine and Henri III Plantagenet, splendid Angevin Gothic West front;" last judgment if you take a tour of the Cathedral St Pierre, has the big back and very high straight wall of 50 m... The nave is impressive because of its size and light very beautiful stained glass windows of the XII th which one behind the central altar is considered one of the oldest in Christendom beautiful and many stalls of the XIII th
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