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Cathedrale St-Etienne, Toulouse
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A bizarre mix of architectural styles from the 13th to the 17th centuries, Cathedrale St-Etienne has a Raymondine nave, a Northern Gothic choir, and a 16th-century gabled belfry. The beautiful but worn tapestries circa 1609, by Jean du Mazet, and the Baroque retable of the high altar are particularly noteworthy. In 1610, Pierre Monge of Narbonne carved mythological and pagan subjects from walnut in the choir stalls. The walnut case of the organ, rising 17 m (56 ft), above the floor was carved at the same time. The organ used for concerts was restored in 1868 by Cavaillé-Coll, and again in 1976. Put Cathedrale St-Etienne on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Toulouse trip itinerary planner.
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  • Do not understand how they can be so careless of the Cathedral, very dirty and cobwebs. Not wore nothing, though on the outside looks good.
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  • from the outside the inconspicuous Church. Inside-very economical in the decorations, but the impressive height of the building. A unique impression do the authorities-as if glued to the wall only.
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  • One of the most beautiful cathedrals I have ever seen, I recommend when dropped a little Sun because it is more magical with the lighting. High and combination of Romanesque and Gothic styles. Very recommendable and free.
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  • No lift for disabled 😣 a shame in 2016
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