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Nice Cathedral

This is an imposing piece of architecture sitting above Blois. The walk up to it is relatively... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
wee j
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Western Ireland, Ireland
Lovely Cathedral............

Dominates the skyline from afar...…….from the main centre of Blois, it is reached from a fairly... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ancient-trekkers
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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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Place Saint-Louis, 41000, Blois, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an imposing piece of architecture sitting above Blois. The walk up to it is relatively steep but is in itself wonderful as you climb through narrow streets full of old world character. The cathedral is a nice, the gardens behind and below it...More

Thank wee j
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dominates the skyline from afar...…….from the main centre of Blois, it is reached from a fairly steep climb.....gothic style with a bygone history. Worth a visit.

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Reviewed 9 August 2018

Cathedral of St. Louis of Blois is built on the site of a 6th century chapel, which over the years went through the usual enhance, trash, enhance….. In the 11th century the church was rebuilt, as it was in decline and not sufficient for the...More

1  Thank KTGP
Reviewed 8 July 2018

The cathedral is impressive if a little bare, due to being ravaged by several different factions like the revolutionaries ETC There was an organist playing when we visited , this gave a special atmosphere.

1  Thank englishlady_12
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

A large cathedral i the gothic style with few nice stained glass windows but the majority were rather ordinary. It was something of a disappointment inside as the windows were dirty and the interior rather ordinary. The setting high on a hill with a garden...More

3  Thank jsthouston
Reviewed 24 June 2018

This Late Gothic cathedral is on the site of an original 12th century church, but the present building dates from the middle of the 16th century. It dominates the skyline of Blois both by its position and its size. Worth a visit if you're in...More

1  Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Highly recommend to see it. Choose time before sunset, that you can see it dureng daylight and also after dark.

Thank Aleš F
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Worth a visit to see the stained glass windows and gardens to the rear with great views of the Loire.

1  Thank David N
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

A good walk up the hill will bring you to the cathedral. Massive structure, newer stained glass windows.

Thank mpd
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We walked up to the cathedral bit when we got there, it was not that impressive really. However, there are some beautiful gardens behind it with a little cafe which were worth the trek up.

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