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St-Pierre

Rue St-Pierre, Chartres, France
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Imagine the Former Glory!

In it's massive high ceilings and beautiful structure, you can imagine the former glory of this... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2017
HSH42
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New York City, New York
Old and neglected, but beautiful

This was my favourite church in Chartres. It is neglected, but there are traces of it former glory... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2017
WendyLou1
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Salt Spring Island, Canada
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Rue St-Pierre, Chartres, France

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Reviewed 3 February 2017

In it's massive high ceilings and beautiful structure, you can imagine the former glory of this place of worship! Now it is almost in ruins but I believe it will be restored one day... And the latter will be greater than the former. It is...More

Thank HSH42
Reviewed 20 January 2017

This was my favourite church in Chartres. It is neglected, but there are traces of it former glory and some poignant vignettes of times past. Somehow the simplicity of this site is what makes it a sanctuary for all and not just for the devout....More

Thank WendyLou1
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Chartres is more than just its magnificent cathedral. Of course, that is the major draw of the town, but if you have time, explore the old city itself, which is to the south of the cathedral and extends downslope to the river. St-Pierre is in...More

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Down the hill, not so grand as the Notre Dame but again lots of stained glass. This Church is also illuminated at night when the en lumieresare are on.It will always be in the shadow of the Notre Dame.

1  Thank tezpil
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Worth the short walk from the Cathedral. We were lucky enough that a local man was in the church and gave us a little tour and information about the different sections of the church (not a scam...just a nice chap). Very interesting and a welcome...More

1  Thank mycatangel
Reviewed 16 July 2016

The church is about 10 minutes walk down the hill from the Cathedral Square. It is a very good example of French Gothic and quite austere inside. It has nice proportions but is showing its age. We enjoyed it.

1  Thank Michael W
Reviewed 25 June 2016

We passed by and entered the church. Beautiful and quiet church, close to the city center. There are a lot of old building surrounding this church.

1  Thank Dana H
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Part of the reason to pay a visit is the walk down from the Cathedral through the historic part of town. The church, however, is in a sad state of disrepair, and unfortunately cries for restoration have fallen on deaf ears at City hall. It...More

1  Thank Patricia C
Reviewed 4 May 2016

We arrived at this church while strolling down the alley ways of Old Town Chartres . Very impressive mass of a building outside but dull and neglected inside , and in a deep need of restoration , The church has a lot of potential ,...More

1  Thank saul g
Reviewed 20 April 2016

This Church from the 7th Century is full of history. If you are in Chartres you have to visit. It has been rebuilt several times.Since 1840 has been considered a Historical Monument

1  Thank Virgilio G
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