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Basilique Saint-Sernin

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Address: Place Saint-Sernin, 31000, Toulouse, France
Phone Number: +33 5 61 21 80 45
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Toulouse Iconic Cathedral

European Biggest roman style Church. A true architectural master piece. If you have been to Ho Chi Minh you may find the equivalent in Viêt Nam. A piece of history. Please take... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

European Biggest roman style Church. A true architectural master piece. If you have been to Ho Chi Minh you may find the equivalent in Viêt Nam. A piece of history. Please take the time to visit.

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Weybridge, Surrey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even on a damp, miserable day this church is inspiring. On the outside it is impressive, with an unusual design and set in a very pretty part of town. Inside is beautiful because of its simplicity and well worth spending at least 20 minutes walking around. Unfortunately the tower is apparently closed at present as it is not safe for... More 

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Kampala, Uganda
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was quite an experience to see a medieval basilica which was not damaged during WWII. I can only recommend a visit to soak up the atmosphere and for history buffs read up on its construction and how it fared over the centuries.

Thank Safariafficionado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

one of those huge buildings you can see from almost every point in the city! The tower is very beautiful! The trueth is that I liked it more from the outside than from the inside (its very simple).

Thank Miguel C
Gdansk, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Important place on the map of the city. Nicely preserved building from 11th century with some later additions. Most of visit is for free but I recommend to pay (not too expensive) to visit crypts and ambulatory. Small folders in few languages available.

Thank Alicja R
Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Most of my travels in Europe involve seeing beautiful cathedrals and this is no exception. It's different to others being quiet modest in decor but is a must! Beautiful yet elegant!

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Abergavenny, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful environment with a great sense of calm. A simply styled basilica with and interesting history. We were fascinated with this area - there was a flea market outside full of North African and Middle Eastern vendors. It felt a little unsettling as they were all men - no women around - all seemed fine though.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit. Basilique is located in city centre, just 5 minutes of walk from main central square. From architecture, relics and tombs, many interesting things to see. Worth a visit!

Thank Bellone R
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

A bit quirky but well worth coming to see. A shame you can't go up the central tower, which is quite distinctive

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

The basilique is beautiful, just the architecture itself was worth it, but also it truly inspired peace and some desire for introspection. Unfortunately at the very moment I visited the access to the tombs was closed for some renewal. The organ started playing majestically, this is the first time I've been to a Church where and an organ which is... More 

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