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Cathedrale Ste-Croix

Pl. Ste-Croix | Place Sainte-Croix, 45000, Orleans, France
+33 2 38 77 87 50
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'Gothic piece of art'

A lovely building - with a really nice chapel dedicated to Joan of Arc, It's a large building and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
petematthews
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West Drayton, United Kingdom
If Notre Dame is not in the cards

Very nice view and piece of history. Gotta love a french woman hero and see where she went for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jay f
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Pl. Ste-Croix | Place Sainte-Croix, 45000, Orleans, France
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+33 2 38 77 87 50
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"beautiful cathedral"
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"stained glass"
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"joan of arc"
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"taking place"
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"gothic style"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A lovely building - with a really nice chapel dedicated to Joan of Arc, It's a large building and in very good condition - very impressive West end and towers. The inside is also very nice, tall vaulting, good stained glass - and an overall...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice view and piece of history. Gotta love a french woman hero and see where she went for church and the price you nay pay to stand for your beliefs and standing strong 600 years later. Hope our daughters can get more inspiration -...More

Thank jay f
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is the one of buildings literally soaked with history. At the first glance it is the typical for the Western Europe Gothic cathedral. Detailed study reveals an old basement, and the part of the old fortification letting you understand how many reconstructions and distractions...More

Thank Ilya Z
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

can't even imagine how could this monument be built hundred of years ago. Hard to believe that it could be replicated nowadays, due to such high level of detail, precision handwork, intricated design and construction, massive, huge, all in stone! this building is a real...More

Thank Anselmo A
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

The cathedral is a beautiful old building. It’s main attraction are the beautiful Joan of Arc themed stained glass windows. A beautiful building with a rich history.

Thank John C
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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Such a beautiful cathedral the collection of flags etc is superb also many stained glass windows to admire just sitting inside takes you back in time

Thank Brian/Susan P
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

This church had been visited by Saint Joan of Arc. The stained glass windows tell her story. They are both beautiful and interesting. There is a tiny little gift shop inside the church. The church is adorned with countless colorful flags. We were only here...More

Thank Sharon M
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

MANY of the windows tell the story of the liberation of the city from the siege of the city by the English. It's a large classic gothic cathedral with all the elements you would expect, a marvel of construction , in a great location and...More

1  Thank jsthouston
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

Definitely worth a visit to see this stunning building. All of the information is also in English which helped a person struggling with schoolgirl French. There is a special altar to the Maid of Orleans, Joan of Arc, depicting her riding her horse, brandishing her...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

I spent a few days in Orléans and this Roman Catholic Church is the number one attraction. The church known for Joan of Arc who was in the church in 1429 - stained classes in the church still symbolize Joan of Arc. Very beautiful cathedral,...More

1  Thank beachstone2c
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