Orléans Cathedral, Orleans

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The stained glass windows at Orléans Cathedral depict the story of Joan of Arc who attended evening Mass in this cathedral on May 2, 1429 while in the city to lift the siege. Built in the Gothic architectural style from 1278 to 1329 and partially destroyed in 1568, the cathedral was moderately rebuilt from 1601-1829. Despite renovations, some ancient remains that date back to the fourth century can still be seen in the crypt. Add Orléans Cathedral to your Orleans travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Orleans trip itinerary planner .
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  • It highlights the situation of the Cathedral, just closing a wide avenue, which makes the views of the facade spectacular from afar. The Gothic facade has two towers and 3 beautiful rosettes, in addition to the arches that invite you to enter it. The interior stands out, the main nave with high ribbed columns and the large number of beautiful stained glass windows on the sides, as well as 2 other rosettes. It has some similarity to Cologne Cathedral, although it is smaller. Free and obligatory visit
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  • Oh the old town was very nice great bars and restaurants good shopping shopping miles The cathedral is very nice and open all day without entrance fee also sometimes something nice
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  • Very beautiful cathedral, don't forget to look up, the tops of the towers are unusual and open. Looks like it is restored recently. Well worth a visit.
  • Beautiful place, worth visiting no matter if you believe in God or not. It's a piece of art. The paintings inside, sculptures, stunning. There is even the underground parking.
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