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Cathedrale Saint-Cyr-et-Sainte-Julitte

6 rue Abbe Boutillier, 58000, Nevers, France
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12th century cathedral and monastery

The history of this place is very compelling from a stopping point on the way to the hundred years... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
shelterform
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Santa Fe, NM
Tres joli!

Loved the tower. So unusual and so many details. Indeed a work of art. Very spacious cathedral with... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
Bintbatoutta
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Texas City, Texas
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6 rue Abbe Boutillier, 58000, Nevers, France
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

The history of this place is very compelling from a stopping point on the way to the hundred years war with Joan of Arc to the religious wars of the 16th century. Only part of this huge structure still remains after it's tumultuous history but...More

Thank shelterform
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Loved the tower. So unusual and so many details. Indeed a work of art. Very spacious cathedral with nice stained glass windows.

Thank Bintbatoutta
Reviewed 20 September 2017

The Cathedral was restored after it was accidentally destroyed by RAF bombers attacking the nearby railway. The cathedral now offers a great example of both roman and gothic architecture. During the restoration, the stained glass windows were replaced with beautiful modern windows. The bright colours...More

Thank ttruslove
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely Cathedral, architecture was fantastic and the replacement stained glass windows are awesome, very modern. It was good to see photos of the damage caused during the wars, I would've liked to have seen more history as it was just one plaque. There was scaffolding...More

Thank Katie J
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

The present cathedral is a combination of two buildings, and possesses two apses. The apse and transept at the west end are the remains of a Romanesque church, while the nave and eastern apse are in the Gothic style and belong to the 14th century.

Thank Raluca D
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

The first impression is the stained glass from the 1990's which fills it with colour. You then notice the very old statues and plaques and particularly the 11th century nave at one end and its unusual architecture. We were privileged to have an organist playing...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

With a little sight-seeing time at our disposal we headed for the cathedral nearby. It is large and impressive for the size of the town and right next to the equally impressive ducal palace. Inside you quickly realize from the modern stained glass Windows and...More

Thank fdbenke
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Nevers' cathedral is unique in that its stained glass windows are modern, having been commissioned in recent times to replace the historical windows that were destroyed when a WWII Allied bomb accidentally hit the cathedral. The old windows were not gothic stained glass but figured...More

Thank sateldegaman
Reviewed 17 September 2016

In the heart of old town Nevers is this incredible cathedral dating back to , I believe, around 800, surviving fires, bombing, multiple reconstructions. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank JanetFtMyersFL
Reviewed 7 September 2016

The cathedral is situated right next to the palace. Due to various restorations the church has a rather eclectic mix of style but it seems to work quite well. There are so many gargoyles on the outside.

Thank r15972
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