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Impressive big monument which stands in entry of city. Worth absolutely small halt to look and... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
jehudam2017
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Attractive Romanesque church with some very old columns from 5th century. Very attractive cloisters... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
MadalynH7
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

A lot of the cathedral dates from the 12th century, obviously with later additions, and feels very old and historic. It also feels like a 'living' cathedral and is very peaceful. Being a little way from the centre of the town and shops, it is...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

this is fairly small for a cathedral and seat of a bishop, but it was incredibly interesting to visit. Don't miss the remains of the cloister to the left side. I also recommend walking around the outside behind the church, you can see how they...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

Impressive big monument which stands in entry of city. Worth absolutely small halt to look and enter.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank jehudam2017
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Attractive Romanesque church with some very old columns from 5th century. Very attractive cloisters from 12th century

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank MadalynH7
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Visiting this Cathedral is a spiritual as well as an historical journey, and I would recommend visiting after seeing both the Gallo-Roman remains and the mediaeval city. It's not mentioned in the guides, but there is a bas-relief sculpture at the west end of the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank George N
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Take a tour, have the church explained, have the history explained. Here are 3000 years of history explains on few square meters.

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

We were able to attend the Cathedrale for a Christmas concert, and as always the sound inside this old church was brilliant as the choir sang. The architecture is impressive, but the inside is plain so don't get your hopes up if you have your...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 30 September 2015

Interesting Romanesque Cathedral in Vaison-la-Romaine. The Cathedral, which dates from the 11th and 12th centuries, is built on the ruins of a Roman temple, which you can see on the outside of the church near the altar.

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 2 September 2015

Although the interior of this cathedral is rather less impressive than most in terms of artwork etc, it is worth seeing nevertheless to take in the stark, minimalistic style of the building and tha fact that it contains stonework from Roman times.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Here you can see how the Christians used pillars and other stones of the Romans as fundament of their church. Not to miss before or after the visit of the Roman site.

Date of experience: August 2015
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