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Cathedrale St-Front

Place de la Clautre, Perigueux, France
+33 5 53 53 23 62
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Uncommon and impressive

You must go inside were you will find an unusual lay-out modelled after the Basilica of St Marc in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dani U
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Ottawa
Beautiful Old Archicture and roof lines

Quite a lovely church with vast space and very detailed and interesting roof lines. Very old... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dap66
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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1 week ago
“Uncommon and impressive”
2 weeks ago
“Beautiful Old Archicture and roof lines”
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Place de la Clautre, Perigueux, France
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+33 5 53 53 23 62
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You must go inside were you will find an unusual lay-out modelled after the Basilica of St Marc in Venice ( the plan is in the form of a grec cross), very rare. The height and form of the five cupolas is imposing and remarkable....More

Thank Dani U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite a lovely church with vast space and very detailed and interesting roof lines. Very old structure

Thank Dap66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very imposing from the outside. The interior, like other churches in the region it seems, is quite understated for a Catholic cathedral.

Thank Charona3101
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not religious but just like seeing old cathedral/church buildings. This is another to just wonder at how clever designers and tradesmen were.

Thank pv4cfc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There was a church on this site since the 4th Century. The current Roman Catholic Church dates from the 17th Century and it is part of the World Heritage Sites of the Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France. It was designed following the model...More

Thank Oliver S
Reviewed 5 May 2017

First of all it is HUGE. Secondly, it has spectacular architecture with those multiple domes. Quite impressive from inside too.

Thank davesmall
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Great Cathedral, nicely located at the edge of town overlooking the river. Especially on a Saterday when the market is on the Place de la Clautre. Inside well maintained. And rare division of the floor in 4 equal parts. Nice statues (Jeanne d'Arc). And little...More

Thank MJbLimbricht
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

By French RC standards a very restrained interior decor but all the more attractive for that. Stunning reredos.

Thank FliesM20P
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We visited the cathedral and found it interesting as it is not the normal format as it is built in the shape of a cross, there are some nice stained glass windows.

Thank 564norm
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We visited this church in Perigueux as it was Easter week and were in the town for the day. The church itself, like all old churches, is amazing but in order to take our time we decided to take a comfort break before hand -...More

Thank Heather M
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