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A cathedral with an interesting development history.

A cathedral with an interesting development history demonstrated with models and diagrams... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
James P

had a walk around this cathedral but we were limited for time, would give more time to see in more... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank James P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank Mike1962
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

Thank Sarah F
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

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.

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.

Thank Angela P
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

This is a must see walk through tour in lemans! It is beautiful on the inside and out! Very easy to get to by the tram! Only takes about 45 minutes to walk through with taking pictures.

Thank Paulrubert
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Le Mans is a beautiful city. The people are very friendly and help me everywhere. The only problem is about taxis. I'm not French and I have only internet and taxis don't use whatsapp or another way to ask them. Cathedral San Julien is the...More

Thank Thais87
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Head to the old part of Le Man were this Cathedral is located and you will not be let down. The Cathedral is a highlight of the area and a tour around the grounds and into the building is well worth it if you can...More

4  Thank Richard W
Reviewed 2 April 2018

What an imposing beautiful cathedral. The stained glass windows and the cross are wonderful and to find a crypt hidden near the alter was lovely. There's a place to worship if you are in a group of anything from 1 to hundreds!

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