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Cathedrale Sainte-Marie de Bayonne

15 Rue des Prebendes, 64100, Bayonne, France
+33 5 59 59 17 82
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Not worth a visit

There is nothing to see if any interest inside this church - France and Europe have hundreds of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Luca P
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I did not realize that the merchants of the temple was in fact a Bayonne story

It's a nice to visit cathedral with some interesting art (especially a painting of the last... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Laurent S
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  • Excellent42%
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  • Average8%
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15 Rue des Prebendes, 64100, Bayonne, France
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+33 5 59 59 17 82
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"stained glass"
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"beautiful cathedral"
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"worth a visit"
in 8 reviews
"twin spires"
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"gothic architecture"
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"great architecture"
in 2 reviews
"free electric bus"
in 2 reviews
"cloisters"
in 32 reviews
"century"
in 8 reviews
"exterior"
in 5 reviews
"renovation"
in 4 reviews
"town"
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"beauty"
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"cathedrale"
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"heart"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There is nothing to see if any interest inside this church - France and Europe have hundreds of these examples Yet hundreds visit making the experience even more painful

Thank Luca P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a nice to visit cathedral with some interesting art (especially a painting of the last supper). In the garden part, under the arcades there are some local merchants selling local goods which is surprising and can not make you not remember the story of...More

Thank Laurent S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Free entry and a beautiful architecture on both sides. Not a fan of churches but this one is worth the visit if you are nearby!

Thank Mārtiņš G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been to this town a few times over the years and the cathedral never ceases to amaze me, it’s beautiful and very rich for such a small town

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting and lively tours are organized by Bayonnne’s office of « tourisme ». This one named « Bayonne and the Middle Age » is a new tour and will take you among other sites to Bayonne’s cathédrale and cloister .a must in the city allowing you to imagine...More

Thank Isabelle H
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

I must admit that the extravagance of this cathedral left me a bit cold. No doubting the amazing architecture and elaborate stain glass windows but was such a shrine in the best interested of parishioners? I think that the extensive amount of money spent by...More

Thank dajeck
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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

This church was constructed over several hundred years on a hill where the first Roman settlement was located. It is worth a visit to see the beautiful stained glass windows. Several of the chapels are colorfully painted.

Thank Chris and Dorot... A
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

Unlike most medieval churches/cathedrals, the interior of this cathedral is untouched, meaning that you see it as it has been basically since inception. This means that the walls, etc., still have the paint which has covered them, I suppose, for hundreds of years. Visiting is...More

1  Thank SpencerTracy
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Sadly, this was closed when we visited, and neither was the cloister open. However, there is much to be admired on the exterior of the building, and although access to the cloisters is restricted, there is enough to see of one of the most spacious...More

Thank Rod F
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Beautiful, worth a visit. Ambulatory chapels most especially beautiful. Nativity scene wonderful, also stained glass windows. Inspirational...

Thank UkPeachesandCream
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