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Rue St-Pierre, 28000, Chartres, France
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Surely the Eglise has seen better days

I was impressed by the outside of the Eglise, highly impressive buttresses attract you, but the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Paris, France
A lesser visited cathedral, but highly worthwhile

This involves a pretty good walk up and down the various old town streets and stairs leading from... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Rue St-Pierre, 28000, Chartres, France

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was impressed by the outside of the Eglise, highly impressive buttresses attract you, but the inside looked sad and gloomy. There is still very attractive painted glass inside, but the place looked neglected. I was the only person inside the Eglise, and then a...More

Thank SB2003
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This involves a pretty good walk up and down the various old town streets and stairs leading from Chartres Cathedra. and requires good shoes. Don't wear sandals. We visited early when services were being conducted and only photographed the exterior, but it was certainly worthwhile.

Thank clearairturbulance
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Well worth a visit even after seeing the Cathedral. Interesting to see stained glass windows which are able to be opened, never seen that before. The glass was all removed during WW11 and stored.

Thank GoldiesSomerset
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This was such a forlorn looking place inside, but I don't suppose God cares what I think about his houses. We were the only people there, which added a slight feeling of awkwardness. I'm glad I took a peek though, this place is tired, and...More

Thank WiltshireWanderer12
Reviewed 4 February 2017

In it's massive high ceilings and beautiful structure, you can imagine the former glory of this place of worship! Now it is almost in ruins but I believe it will be restored one day... And the latter will be greater than the former. It is...More

Thank HSH42
Reviewed 20 January 2017

This was my favourite church in Chartres. It is neglected, but there are traces of it former glory and some poignant vignettes of times past. Somehow the simplicity of this site is what makes it a sanctuary for all and not just for the devout....More

Thank WendyLou1
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Chartres is more than just its magnificent cathedral. Of course, that is the major draw of the town, but if you have time, explore the old city itself, which is to the south of the cathedral and extends downslope to the river. St-Pierre is in...More

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Down the hill, not so grand as the Notre Dame but again lots of stained glass. This Church is also illuminated at night when the en lumieresare are on.It will always be in the shadow of the Notre Dame.

1  Thank tezpil
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Worth the short walk from the Cathedral. We were lucky enough that a local man was in the church and gave us a little tour and information about the different sections of the church (not a scam...just a nice chap). Very interesting and a welcome...More

1  Thank mycatangel
Reviewed 16 July 2016

The church is about 10 minutes walk down the hill from the Cathedral Square. It is a very good example of French Gothic and quite austere inside. It has nice proportions but is showing its age. We enjoyed it.

1  Thank Michael W
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