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Beautiful

This cathedral is not very opulent or grand but non-the-less strikes an impressive pose. The... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2018
judeba
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Bremen, Germany
Elegant, fancy and glorious

The place is majestically ! beautiful cathedral with amazing architecture. I did not attend any... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2018
Haidi-Mikhail
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Alexandria
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“Elegant, fancy and glorious”
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

This cathedral is not very opulent or grand but non-the-less strikes an impressive pose. The interior is simple, again only when you compare it to others, but in its simplicity is magnificence. There are several alters dedicated to various saints including Mother Theresa and Pope...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

The place is majestically ! beautiful cathedral with amazing architecture. I did not attend any services there , just went to visit, pray and take some pictures. highly recommended to be visited

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Haidi-Mikhail
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

The best place what i saw in Nantes. Special architecture, special building, special vibe. I recommend. You must see it

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank PavolK98
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We visited Basilique Saint Nicolas at weekend afternoon. There are not so many people here. I remember the magnificent moment when the natural light of sunset lights up the whole church.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Ngoc Anh T
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Liked this even more than cathedral so beautiful. quiet and good onformation available. convenient to other attractions. much to see art wise as well a architeture

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Heather L
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Architecture impressive. Calming place to sit. Organist playing on our visit. Lit a candle for departed relative.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank FrancescaYorkshire
Reviewed 16 August 2017

A very beautiful church - not over the top with great architectural features. A lovely space for religious moments or just to admire. Certainly worth 20 mins or so in this lovely city.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Howard-Liverpool
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Great for a quick 15-20 minute visit. Lovely architectural elements. Quiet and peaceful. No entrance fee.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Melissa K
Reviewed 23 June 2017

the stained glass is so beautiful and their is an air of peacefulness all around you its also very cool inside.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank bobthegardener2016
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Nantes is under going regeneration and outside this they are laying new paving and trees. Inside was a typical large interesting church.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank banx10
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