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Peace and Beauty

I spent 2 days in Le Mans recently and had to re-visit Cathedrale de Saint Julien. The cathedral... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
catherine s
Brisbane, Australia

A fantastic Gothic cathedral with wonderful stained glass windows. A very calming experience in... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent 2 days in Le Mans recently and had to re-visit Cathedrale de Saint Julien. The cathedral has been renovated and surrounding areas have also had the same treatment. The architecture of the amazing monument is magical. It is Roman French Gothic period of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank catherine s
Reviewed 29 October 2018

A fantastic Gothic cathedral with wonderful stained glass windows. A very calming experience in this beautiful building.The architecture is amazing

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

We visited the Cathedral during a walk around Le Mans. Beautiful stained glass and an interesting history. We particularly liked one of the small chapels with a beautiful painted ceiling with flying angels. Outside the front door is a large prehistoric menhir ( with a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank CazBUk
Reviewed 22 October 2018

What a beautiful cathedral. Architecture is amazing, breathtaking. There is parking nearby and plenty of bars and restaurants. We were lucky to see the light show which is at night and over the cathedral walls. Spectacular. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 September 2018

A cathedral with an interesting development history demonstrated with models and diagrams (including in English!).

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

had a walk around this cathedral but we were limited for time, would give more time to see in more detail next time i'm there.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

We visited the city in the evening so couldn’t go inside the cathedral but the light show on the outside was spectacular

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

I had seen photos of this cathedral when doing my holiday research but was amazed at the sheer size of it. Free entry and parking either in front or behind for a couple of euros for a couple of hours. It really is an impressive...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank GemM120
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We called in on a journey break and are so glad that we did. Stunning from the outside, it is breathtaking from the inside. An absolutely incredible building which must be visited if in Le Mans.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BigWoo
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

On a very humid day this place was a beautiful refuge. So humid outside, so cool and ambient inside. We spent a couple of hours in here, enjoying the architecture and the history. Le mans is a lovely town to visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
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