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Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile

5 Boulevard General Sibille, 81000, Albi, France
+33 5 63 43 23 43
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A majestic cathedral

The cathedral is huge, i would recommend buying a ticket and using the audio guide it is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
GuildfordLilly
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Guildford
Extraordinary, unusual, interesting

This cathedral is really unusual and very interesting to see. Amazing decorations and stonework. We... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Catherine C
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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 Boulevard General Sibille, 81000, Albi, France
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The cathedral is huge, i would recommend buying a ticket and using the audio guide it is informative filled with interesting facts

Thank GuildfordLilly
Reviewed 2 days ago

This cathedral is really unusual and very interesting to see. Amazing decorations and stonework. We even had the luck to have a young choir practising which enhanced the experience.

Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Incredible Cathedral but care if you are using audio system. Ours didn't work particularly well! Get a combined ticket with Musee Toulouse-Lautrec which is located next to cathedral.

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stunning - this huge brick church is imposing from the outside. Inside the decoration is outstanding. I will compare future cathedrals against this one.

Thank stevehe159
Reviewed 5 days ago

What a stunning cathedral. The outside looks a little odd - a huge brick structure with the odd bit of gothic-style stone stuck to it which makes it look as though 2 different buildings have been fused together. But the inside is just breathtaking and...More

Thank Tracy C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the largest brick built cathedral in the world. It was having some restoration work when we visited but you still got the grandness of the building

Thank Glenys85
Reviewed 1 week ago

Biggest brick built cathedral in the world! The building dominates the town of Albi. You can see the tower almost anywhere in the town. Very nice square where it is situated with nice cafes.

Thank Monica_W8_10
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Albi Cathedral is just an amazing work of architecture, massive and yet full of details all around. Enjoy the ornate entrance as well as the choir inside. Sit in one of the cafes outside and enjoy how the sunlight does amazing things on the...More

Thank Jordi F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The entire interior of the church is beautifully painted. The choir area was gothic design and in good condition. The Audi guide was very informative.

Thank ImeldaMario
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cathedral, built mainly of red brick, is quite unlike any I have seen elsewhere in the world. Set against an azure sky, the structure is imposing and awe-inspiring.

Thank Pat Y
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Jan P
17 September 2015|
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Response from Jean-Jacques K | Reviewed this property |
Dear Jan I did a calculation back of envelope last year and I arrived at 35-40 millions of bricks. It is a good idea for a chat at the end of a good meal. Cheers Jean-Jacques from Rabastens (Tarn)
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