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Cathedrale St-Etienne

Place St-Etienne, 31000, Toulouse, France
+33 5 61 52 03 82
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Juxtaposition of styles

Impressive building combining both gothic and southern styles of architecture. Entry is free and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rob C
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London, United Kingdom
Cathédrale Saint-Étienne de Toulouse

A fine example of gothic architecture with impressive stained glass windows commanding the church... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ray V
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Malta
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Place St-Etienne, 31000, Toulouse, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Impressive building combining both gothic and southern styles of architecture. Entry is free and the interior is worth a look.

Thank Rob C
Reviewed 1 week ago

A fine example of gothic architecture with impressive stained glass windows commanding the church below. Saint-Etienne is quite ornate and sumptuous as an edifice and makes the visitor divide his time between admiring the structural architecture and then the baroque opulence of the interior. A...More

Thank Ray V
Reviewed 11 October 2017

From one side you think, oh dear, did they mix up two building plans as it seems that half an old church has been restored with modern brickwork. Inside however it really is clear and bright and you would think you were in a differnt...More

Thank clivepalmer2016
Reviewed 4 October 2017

This church was the first place I visited in Toulouse. It is located very close to the city center and you can go there till 7pm. The place has a very unique structure and is free to enter. As with all the other churches, respect...More

Thank 265rezas
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This is absolutely one of the prettiest cathedrals we've been in across many European cities. That said they are doing some major renovation right now so good part of it is closed and the back is filled with equipment. We got a huge treat however...More

Thank SheilaH19
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

This was simply beautiful inside, it's free to enter and easy for disabled access/buggies so I recommend you go, however there is a silence policy understandably as it's a place of worship so if you have a screamer don't ruin it for everyone else. There...More

1  Thank D L
Reviewed 7 September 2017

a towering masterpiece of marble awaits in this ancient edifice. Ideally, grab a hymn book if you are attending mass as they really encourage the congregation to sing (as opposed to an elite choir, on my visit)

Thank shawbhoy
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Do get the audio tour it is well worth it - and don;t forget to refer to the plan they also give you so you can follow the audio tour properly. It does seem a little random in places but eventually it makes sense. We...More

Thank Jane G
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

This is one of the most unusual cathedral I've visited. The cathedral was initially a church, as you can see with the nave on pure southern romanesque style. The choir is pure Gothic. Interestingly the nave was to be destroyed and rebuilt in the Gothic...More

Thank Guillaume R
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This cathedral has an interesting exterior design, as well as an attractive interior. It is worthwhile to walk around the outside of the building before venturing inside. Also, once inside, walk around behind the altar, as there are several small chapels set in alcoves.

Thank Craig M
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