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Basilica of Saint-Nazaire

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Address: La Cite, Carcassonne, France
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Basilica St Nazaire - Just a Treat

Have a look. Stanard old Church on the outside. Take 5 from your busy schedule and step inside. Mostly standard Gothic etc but the stained glass windows. A serious treat for the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bernard L
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Sydney, Australia

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Have a look. Stanard old Church on the outside. Take 5 from your busy schedule and step inside. Mostly standard Gothic etc but the stained glass windows. A serious treat for the eyes and the soul. I was impressed.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 723 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Inside La Citi, Free entry Huge stained glass windows were extremely impressive as we the crypt and other sections. 1698.

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Hinton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely basilica with a beautiful wet acoustic. Catch a concert if you can. The stained glass is fantastic when we'll lit.

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Naples, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The stained glass is old and wonderfully lit when the sun is out. We looked all around and I found a tomb slab that looks to be a Templar relic. I attached the pic so you can see it. If you have any info on it please contact me. I recommend this site because it's free and there is a... More 

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United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Nice basilica with lovely stained glass windows. Should not be missed when walking inside walled fortress.

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Sibiu, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Carcassonne it's the place where Robin Hood was filmed, it's a lovely town. If you are there you must see this church because it's free, it has spectacular stained glass and it's a beautiful gothic church

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Manchester,UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Well worth taking the time to call in here for the stained glass windows alone. Stunning architecture and look out for the gargoyles on the outside.

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Mochdre
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Visited here three times now over a six year period. It never fails to impress and inspire from the stained glass to the recumbent translucent bishop. Dating form the X1 century, form before the first Crusade and Knights Templar. Look for a magical owl in a recess.

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High Peak
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Within the walls of the medieval Cite of Carcassonne is a charming little Gothic Cathedral which is well worth spending a wee while perusing and admiring the beautiful glass windows. Best of all it is absolutely free.

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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Incredible and stunning with the glass work and stonework. A must see in Carcassonne. There is no entrance fee.

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