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Cathedrale Saint-Pierre de Lisieux

Place de Francois Mitterrand, 14100, Lisieux, France
+33 2 31 62 09 82
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Place de Francois Mitterrand, 14100, Lisieux, France
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+33 2 31 62 09 82
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"donation box"
in 4 reviews
"religious art"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful windows"
in 2 reviews
"sheer size"
in 2 reviews
"worth seeing"
in 2 reviews
"take your time"
in 2 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 2 reviews
"pilgrimage"
in 5 reviews
"paintings"
in 6 reviews
"therese"
in 7 reviews
"church"
in 8 reviews
"heritage"
in 2 reviews
"saints"
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"information"
in 5 reviews
"confession"
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"france"
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Reviewed January 29, 2018

I was lucky to see the Cathedral, to sit quietly and hear first the bells chiming but then the organ playing, practicing for a concert it was just magic. How lucky this city id to have two such glorious buildings.

Thank Karen M
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Reviewed September 1, 2017

It's easy to get somewhat blase about all the staggering Gothic churches in Northern France. This certainly isn't one of the great ones but its smaller size gives it a somewhat intimate feel and it has one or rather nice pieces of religious art. Perhaps...More

Thank AllanJGJ
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Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

Nice gothic church that could use a face lift. It is fairly simply on the inside. The facade is really beautiful but definitely needs a good cleanup and restoration. Worth a visit when in the area.

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Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

A remarkable piece of heritage and architecture. I was blown away by its magnitude on the outside and inside for the large amount of stained glass windows, sculptures and paintings . It is very humbling to sit inside an impressive building such as this, religious...More

Thank Mark E
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

Not one of the three main Lisieux pilgrimage sites, and not an outstanding Cathedral by French standards (where every big town has a stunning 'Cathedrale'!) but a lovely place to pray, and a place which has the advantage of being between a beautiful garden and...More

Thank jlkpregan
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Reviewed August 2, 2017

Don't expect a rival of Rouen and a soaring nave because this is a fairly small, intimate cathedral but well worth a visit if you are in the vicinity.

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Reviewed July 9, 2017

Spend time in the alcoves saying hello to the Saints and to the park in the back which is exquisite.

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Reviewed July 4, 2017

If you visit Lisieux do not miss spending some time in this beautiful church you will feel a lot better when you come out.

Thank tony b
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Reviewed June 25, 2017

A lovingly maintained building with a fabulous heritage, beautiful windows and wonderful atmosphere.

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Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

Very rich in history! Take your time in exploring the place. So much information to take. Truly a gem in Lisieux.

Thank emtsnts
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Maria W
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hello Maria, unfortunately there is no ebglish mass celebrated at the cathedral. This is a french spoken place for catholic christians. if you wabt an englisg mass, find out at Holy Theresa sanctuary, they may have what you... More
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