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Interesting building

Lots of history associated with this building. Built in 15th and 16th century so has many excellent... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Minkymonkey
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Beautiful Concert, great accoustics! June 17, @ 4:30

Yes, this is a beautiful church to visit. Attend the concert if you can, Sun, Jun 17 will be... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
Stephanie A
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2 weeks ago
“Interesting building”
May 27, 2018
“Beautiful Concert, great accoustics! June 17, @ 4:30”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of history associated with this building. Built in 15th and 16th century so has many excellent features. Look outside to see how much it is leaning.

Thank Minkymonkey
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Yes, this is a beautiful church to visit. Attend the concert if you can, Sun, Jun 17 will be violin cello, and their grand organ! The incredible classical music reverberates magically. Pay what you can and enjoy a very special cultural experience. Its all in...More

Thank Stephanie A
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Like many of the churches I recently visited in Caen, this church had a display of the church before WWII and information about the reconstruction. This has always been a striking church to pass by and now that I have seen photos of it squeezed...More

Thank dragonflytw65
Reviewed 18 November 2017

I loved this building. The light through the stained glass windows and the lantern tower were fantastic. lovelyon a sunny wintery day. Liked the relics of new saints Louis and Zelie Martin.plenty of opportunities to light candles which is always a good thing!

Thank 402margo
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I'm not a church-goer, but a church-visitor, when traveling. And sometimes, beyond the architecture and murals, etc, there can happen a sort of spiritual experience. Like here. Especially when viewing the charred remains or the "re-crucified" Christ. The stupid nazis set fire to a wooden...More

1  Thank Christopher P
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

You kind of think restoration is over in Caen and then you find this wonderful church. Take a look at some of the information panels outside and marvel at the resources still being deployed.

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Reviewed 26 July 2016

The portico is fantastically twisted due to soft ground during construction. The entry outside are askew and creates a sense that the tower is about to fall. Inside the German SS created a very poignant sculptural image by burning the cross with Jesus, (as they...More

5  Thank Murtz60
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Another beautiful church in Caen that is worth a visit, a lot of restoration work being done but looks great both outside and inside . Church suffered badly during the battle of Normandy but still standing .

1  Thank JamesS6523TS
Reviewed 20 December 2015

The history and architecture here is simply amazing. The countryside is absolutely beautiful. If you are put looking for beauty and history, this is the place

1  Thank Faloughi
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Another Beautiful church in Caen. Lovely and worth a visit. The stonework on this church is amazing and people can just look and stare.

Thank Kelley A
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