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Church of Notre Dame la Grande
Ranked #1 of 37 things to do in Poitiers
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Reviewed May 11, 2018

The exterior of this church is harmonious and beautiful. The facade has wonderful sculpture depicting many religious stories. The interior is amazing with the painted columns - most churches of this age lost this sort of painting long ago.
The square surrounding has a market and a number of cafes and restaurants.

Date of experience: May 2018
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"notre dame"
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"cafes and restaurants"
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"worth a visit"
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"main entrance"
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"stained glass"
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"the heart of the city"
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"beautiful carvings"
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"geometric designs"
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"henry ii"
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"tourist office"
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"next door"
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"lovely glass"
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"old city"
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"facade"
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

A classic among all the Romanesque churches they have in that region ! obviously you'd better see it when the sun sets !
Don't miss inside the statue of Virgin Mary ,holding a key ,there is an interesting story behind that !

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

Very pretty, relatively small church with a hugely impressive facade which depicts many scenes from the bible. Pretty cool and a couple of cafes surrounding the square are a good place to have a pit stop.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank windsorjd
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Reviewed March 14, 2018

Impressing church both from outside and inside. The lights and the shadows are amazing inside. It is a must visit in small Poitiers city

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Idil S
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Reviewed December 3, 2017

This 12th century church is one of Poitiers' pilgrim churches. It is also famous for its colorful columns with geometric designs.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Nitvoyodelo
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