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St. Louis Cathedral

Rue Victor Schoelcher, Fort-de-France, Martinique
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Worth a visit

Went here when visiting Martinique on our recent cruise. Its really not far from the cruise... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
Jacqui B
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Wigan
Under construction, December 2016

We wanted to peek in during our walking tour of Fort de France, but the cathedral is under... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2017
Snappy B
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Boston, Massachusetts
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A beautiful and unusual iron building, a cornerstone of religious life on the island.
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good54%
  • Average25%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Rue Victor Schoelcher, Fort-de-France, Martinique
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

Went here when visiting Martinique on our recent cruise. Its really not far from the cruise terminal (walking distance). When we were there the cathedral was undergoing renovation work but you can still go inside. Worth a visit for the architecture alone.

Thank Jacqui B
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We wanted to peek in during our walking tour of Fort de France, but the cathedral is under restoration and we could not enter. It is beautiful from the outside!

Thank Snappy B
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Went here when visiting Martinique on cruise ship. Not far from the cruise terminal. At the moment the cathedral is undergoing renovation work but you can still go in for a look. Worth a visit.

1  Thank Johnlobster
Reviewed 23 January 2017

The cathedral is under renovation. Its spire is striking against the blue Caribbean sky. The plaza in front of the cathedral retained decorations from the Xmas holidays.

Thank waterandmore
Reviewed 9 January 2017

It was interesting to see but there was nothing special about the structure. There's not much to see from a cultural/artistic perspective in Fort-de-France so it was interesting from that perspective. To be honest the most interesting part of the visit was the public art...More

Thank michaelverchot
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Great city tour near Martinique ! Beautiful house design - tradition French , nice people's - a bit expensive than US market. Overall had a wonderful trip 😄😄😄

Thank Keshavg007
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Wanting to visit a lovely church while here, we made the trip to see St. Louis Cathedral. The exterior is a very unique style that reminded me very much of the buildings in the Alsace region of France. It is truly different from most cathedrals....More

1  Thank Beachbum2473
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The exterior is under renovation and not spectacular, but stained glass windows are worth admiring from the inside. The history of the church (built 1878) and its predecessors is summarized succinctly in a small plate on the back wall--in English and French. The previous five...More

Thank Reslysten54
Reviewed 4 July 2016

I fell in love with this church. The stained glass was detailed and brilliant. A great place for folks who love architecture and history. A must see when you're in Martinique!

Thank Pamela M
Reviewed 21 March 2016

We visited in mid-afternoon and could hear that some sort of service was going on inside, In fact there were about 100 women in the front pews of the right-hand half of the cathedral. In the front row, three women took turns to read and...More

1  Thank BroLucius
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Rmbrab
We will be there on a Sunday December 5, hoping to walk to Mass there from the cruise port. Is it a safe walk and does anyone know the Sunday Mass times?
14 October 2016|
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Response from LaurelMD |
1030 am
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Laurie K
Can you walk to the Cathedral from the cruise port?
4 May 2016|
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Response from lrbap1955 | Reviewed this property |
Hello there: Yes you can, it is a very short walking distance. No more than 10 minutes. Regards
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