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Massive structure inside and out. Not really the type of architecture you would expect. Very... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
Ithaca, New York
Interesting cathedral

The cathedral is a magnificent building visible from a number of areas through the city. It is... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
Sydney, Australia
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All reviews byzantine style beautiful building stained glass interesting cathedral world heritage well worth a visit old town overlooking the river beautiful place to visit different ways walk around st jacques santiago de compostela white stone narrow streets domes interior
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

Massive structure inside and out. Not really the type of architecture you would expect. Very large Sat morning market is just outside one entrance.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

The cathedral is a magnificent building visible from a number of areas through the city. It is worth visiting inside to appreciate the scale of the building.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

We stopped in here at the end of the self-guided tour of the medieval city. They have a booklet you can buy for about 20 cents that gives an excellent explanation of this very interesting cathedral, and has you follow a circuit around the church....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

France has fine examples of churches and cathedrals established over many centuries. This one is very different and dominates the centre of the city. Interesting internal layout and shouldn’t be missed

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alan B
Reviewed 13 October 2018

The cathedral was rebuiltunder. The architectural guidance of Paul Abadie who went on to design the Sacre Couer in Paris and it shows! The exterior is all domes and spires. The inside is impressive, with a central modern altar. The 'magnificent Baroque altarpiece' mentioned in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DavidCM2000
Reviewed 5 October 2018

With a unique (maybe) set of five duomo, this cathedral is as beautiful outside as it is inside. I've never encountered anywhere with architecture like this before,and it's well worth going just to see the domes from the inside. The Cathedrale is quite plain inside,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dick h
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Well worth a visit because it is a wonderful structure with many influences and quite an impressive space overall whilst keeping a sense of peace and spirituality often lost in larger Cathedrals. I found real calm in the middle of what was the tourist season....something...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank anne c
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

This Cathedral in the middle of Periguex is not one of the spectacular cathedrals like Reims or Chartres. We spent a short time looking round it after visiting the market. It has a rather amazing carved wooden alter. It had a rather “ Moorish” feel...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Louise C
Reviewed 12 September 2018

The byzantine style domes provide an impressive space inside. There was a free organ recital filling the church with dramatic music. Some of the stained glass windows are brightly coloured whilst others simple.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank juliethetraveller123
Reviewed 30 August 2018

The size of the cathedral, the harmony of the building and the mixture of influences, altogether makes this cathedral one of the most beautiful from the Middle Ages in Europe. Even if it is not in your trip plans I advise you to do a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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