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Place Meynard, 33800, Bordeaux, France
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All reviews gothic style bell tower stained glass lovely church worth a visit basilica century square architecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I would agree with all previous comments that indicate this Church is in need of massive cleaning both interior and exterior. Beyond that; if you are into old European churches then I would pay this one a visit. I would also visit the very tall...More

Thank fssutton1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saint Michel was a nice visit the building is very nice and surroundings will love to know more about the history

Thank Sightsee47405999671
Reviewed 23 September 2018

A quiet, peaceful escape from the heat and commotion of the city. Beautiful interior and a few minutes to recharge your soul

Thank 356kenj
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Maybe we were tired but we decided to skip the tower climb. This would have been our third 200 plus step climb. Concentrated eon the church. Very gothic with nice but more modern stain glass windows. Architecture inside and out very interesting. Many buildings in...More

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 3 August 2018

This Basilica dedicated to Archangel Michael stands in its Gothic beauty in the Old town, close to the Garonne river. It has a separate belfry next to it you can climb for great views over Bordeaux. Unfortunately, we couldn't enter either of them because of...More

Thank B1714D
Reviewed 14 April 2018

We arrived at about 1600 on a Saturday and both the church and adjacent spire were both closed. The Basilica is in a gothic style with many spires and is dedicated to the Archangel. The church appears to be in need of a serious exterior...More

Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 12 April 2018

The modern stained-glass windows are just wonderful... If you're up for it, the 230 steps up the adjacent bell tower give you a fantastic panoramic view over Bordeaux... (and a chance to visit the crypt).

Thank nandc
Reviewed 31 March 2018

there are definitely nicer and more impressive churches in Bordeaux. still it is worth the visit for the market held on the square and for the skyscratching tower infront of it.

Thank r0landbrunner
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Definitely worth having a look at this impressive church. Well located in the old city it is worth including on your visit.

Thank Austimum
Reviewed 24 October 2017

This church is similar to a lot of churches in Europe... very old and they have the gothic style ... very interesting

Thank Alex L
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Didn't have to pay when we visited