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I was intrigued by the reviews I’d read so my family and
I included this in our exploration of the city. The stained glass w8ndows are truly beautiful. My only regret is
that since I visited during the Chris5mas season, there were no light show...More
Gatien was the first Bishop of Tours and died around the year 300. As expected every significant Cathedral was built long. In this case from 1170 to 1547. Not a record, if we remember how many years the Cathedral was built in Nantes. The nave...More
The stained glass is exceptional. While it is lovely to visit the cathedral at any day be sure to do at daylight to see the stained glass. The blue tainted glass above the sanctuary is reminiscent of the Sainte Chapelle in Paris. There are three...More
If your considering a visit to Tours France....don't.
The city center is near a university which dumps hundreds of " students" into the center's dozens of bars EVERY DAY, where the remain until the wee hours of the morning. Most are " free" for the...More
This is one of the special places you find in Tours. We found it open so it was easy to visit, although we missed the light show that is displayed during summer. Unfortunately we were a week late for that since in summer it is...More