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Address: | Place Sainte-Croix, 45000, Orleans, France
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+33 2 38 77 87 50
09:00 - 17:30
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This historic cathedral stands on an important religious spot where various...

This historic cathedral stands on an important religious spot where various churches have been constructed since the 300s.

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A wonderful church to approach from the boulevard, beautiful windows (as expected) interesting designs.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful church to approach from the boulevard, beautiful windows (as expected) interesting designs.

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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

From de Gaulle direction it is such a lovely site looking up towards the direction of this great Cathedral. Almost impossible to Visigoth Orleans and miss it. Worth a visit.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 8 December 2016

An impressive cathedral in beige limestone that dominates the historic center of Orleans. From the cathedral you can choose any of the narrow cobblestone streets to discover the beautifully restored medieval city center with lots of small squares with terraces to enjoy good food or drinks.

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Ashby-de-la-Zouch, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We had a private tour of the cathedral and our guide was as impressed as we were! The atmosphere is beautiful, the stained glass is simply stunning and the whole place is just amazing. We loved it.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 30 July 2015

This beautiful Gothic cathedral was rebuilt between 1601-1829 and is the place where Joan of Arc is commemorated every May 8th for having prayed there in 1429. A monument was erected at the time of her beautification in 1909 and of her canonization in 1920 at her chapel near the North transept.The East chapel was realized in 1623 and the... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 August 2014

Walking along the Rue Jeanne O `Arc one is confronted by the magnificent west façade. Sainte-Croix Cathedral very much resemble Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. Begun in the 13thC the original building was badly damaged by Huguenots in the 16thC. Restored in Gothic style between 17thC and 19thC. Very ornate façade and on entering the cathedral one is in awe... More 

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