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The older church

This church precedes the central cathedral, old architecture nearer to the roman ruins which were a... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2018
Charles F
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Newtown, United Kingdom
puzzling architecture

It is always fascinating looking at what remains of a centuries-old building and trying to work out... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2018
aldernodules
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Coleraine, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 27, 2018

This church precedes the central cathedral, old architecture nearer to the roman ruins which were a source of building materials, west of the centre, worth a look whilst walking the town.

Thank Charles F
Reviewed July 15, 2018

It is always fascinating looking at what remains of a centuries-old building and trying to work out which bits were built when. The church, as you see it today, is a remnant of its former self - it originally dates from 11th Century, but large...More

1  Thank aldernodules
Reviewed July 12, 2017

Fascinating church on an island between roads off the tourist path in Perigueux. Worth the search to find it, and a pleasant place to visit after the Roman ruins 2-3 streets away. Rest and recover in the cool dark depths of this glorious old church...More

2  Thank Patertiska
Reviewed September 27, 2016

The tourism office of Perigueux has a map (in English) with two history walks. The ‘Gallo Romain’ walk includes the St. Etienne church. Though the parts of the present building date back to the 11th century, its fundaments go back to roman times, the building...More

Thank joost n
Reviewed June 29, 2016

The church is part of the Roman city, or just outside. It is an imposing building, and well worth popping in to visit... The acoustics in the church are incredible and we spent some time trying to work out how they got up to the...More

Thank James M
Reviewed September 10, 2015

Similar in style to the main cathedral this much smaller church doesn't attract as many tourists, which makes it a great place to visit for some peace and quiet. Like many churches of this ilk the interior can appear rather stark, but I personally don't...More

1  Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed June 30, 2015

Similar architecture to the big cathedral, has similar domes and is equally plain inside. It is situated a short walk from the town centre.

Thank Mags
Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

Visited here on a quiet Friday afternoon. This is a much smaller, and different style of church to the main cathedral. Personally I thought it was prettier, and whilst not a great deal inside, still in my opinion stood-out compared to its larger companion. Definitely...More

Thank kingduncan81
Reviewed May 15, 2014

nice little roman church at the end of the old town of Perigueux. beautiful inside, seem to be lost in time. not ot be missed if you are in the city

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