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Self-guided tour booklet, worth doing

We stopped in here at the end of the self-guided tour of the medieval city. They have a booklet you... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Houston, Texas
Impressed by the architecture

France has fine examples of churches and cathedrals established over many centuries. This one is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alan B
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All reviews byzantine style beautiful building old town stained glass world heritage well worth a visit overlooking the river great cathedral beautiful place to visit different ways walk around st jacques santiago de compostela white stone sacre coeur narrow streets domes
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We stopped in here at the end of the self-guided tour of the medieval city. They have a booklet you can buy for about 20 cents that gives an excellent explanation of this very interesting cathedral, and has you follow a circuit around the church....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

France has fine examples of churches and cathedrals established over many centuries. This one is very different and dominates the centre of the city. Interesting internal layout and shouldn’t be missed

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The cathedral was rebuiltunder. The architectural guidance of Paul Abadie who went on to design the Sacre Couer in Paris and it shows! The exterior is all domes and spires. The inside is impressive, with a central modern altar. The 'magnificent Baroque altarpiece' mentioned in...More

Thank DavidCM2000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With a unique (maybe) set of five duomo, this cathedral is as beautiful outside as it is inside. I've never encountered anywhere with architecture like this before,and it's well worth going just to see the domes from the inside. The Cathedrale is quite plain inside,...More

Thank dick h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth a visit because it is a wonderful structure with many influences and quite an impressive space overall whilst keeping a sense of peace and spirituality often lost in larger Cathedrals. I found real calm in the middle of what was the tourist season....something...More

Thank anne c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This Cathedral in the middle of Periguex is not one of the spectacular cathedrals like Reims or Chartres. We spent a short time looking round it after visiting the market. It has a rather amazing carved wooden alter. It had a rather “ Moorish” feel...More

Thank Louise C
Reviewed September 12, 2018

The byzantine style domes provide an impressive space inside. There was a free organ recital filling the church with dramatic music. Some of the stained glass windows are brightly coloured whilst others simple.

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Reviewed August 30, 2018

The size of the cathedral, the harmony of the building and the mixture of influences, altogether makes this cathedral one of the most beautiful from the Middle Ages in Europe. Even if it is not in your trip plans I advise you to do a...More

Thank Vitor A
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful historic history inside, seen this on our way into Périgueux and was the first thing to see on our list! As beautiful as it is inside it’s also amazing outside, worth the visit.

Thank lexii9668
Reviewed August 18, 2018

A rare example of an understated bishopric relying on scale and simplicity to communicate the message of the greater glory.

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