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Cathedral in La Rochelle

St. Louis Cathedral is a nice church in La Rochelle, with some impressive stained glass windows... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2018
ANGELO V
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Milan, Italy
Nice cathedral

This Roman Catholic cathedral is located next to the Ministry of Defence building on the edge of... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2018
northants90
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

St. Louis Cathedral is a nice church in La Rochelle, with some impressive stained glass windows, paintings and ex-votos. I visited this church by chance, because I was in the Verdun square to get a bus, and it was well worth. I also was lucky...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

This Roman Catholic cathedral is located next to the Ministry of Defence building on the edge of the old town. It is not insignificant in size and structure. Lovely inside with impressive ceilings (see picture) and artwork. It is worth visiting. Very nice church.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 22, 2018

There is not a lot of decoration here, just huge arches and domes and a forest of chairs.The west end pipe organ looked impressive in the massive space, would have been great to play! There is a series of chapels around the edges of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 1, 2018

I have been to many more impressive cathedrals than this it is unfinished and it feels it. If the silver room was open iot would improve the experience.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Justin O
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Am imposing building from the outside, this cathedral is worth seeing for its huge artworks and stained glass windows which are rich in colour. It is not as ornate as Roman Catholic cathedrals but impressive nonetheless.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 19, 2018

Impressive size .This eighteenth century cathedral has quite an interesting exterior and interior highlighted by the dome and extensive stained glass windows.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed November 5, 2017

Beautiful Cathedral with many lovely chapels all around it's edges. Grand wooden pipe organ and nice atmosphere.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank K M V
Reviewed July 8, 2017

There are definitely more impressive cathedrals in France, but if you're in La Rochelle, you can definitely pop in for a quick visit. Nice and peaceful. Close to lots of other sites in the older section of La Rochelle, so it's not really out of...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

The trick here is to take your time. Take a seat and allow the calmness to surround you. Fantastic inspiration in the early evening when the sun streams through the stained glass windows.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Phil R
Reviewed June 27, 2017

As Cathedrals go its average. The building is not ornate at all but big and bold. The stained glass windows are really excellent. The paintings as in most cathedrals are really the life blood of the cathedral. The one outstanding feature was the ceiling murals...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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