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Eglise Notre Dame de St Lo

Place Notre-Dame, 50502 Saint-Lo, France
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Remember ww2

Outside you will image that this church was destroyed during ww2 ... inside very nice 'ship... read more

Reviewed yesterday
lutzgraumann
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Bonn, Germany
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Incredible

Incredible to think think how this cathedral has been restored from the way it was bombed on D Day... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
talval
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Place Notre-Dame, 50502 Saint-Lo, France
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Outside you will image that this church was destroyed during ww2 ... inside very nice 'ship ... window glass beautiful ... worth to visit ...

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Reviewed 16 June 2018

Incredible to think think how this cathedral has been restored from the way it was bombed on D Day with an interesting selection of prewar relics. I could read the French literature but it is a shame it is not available in English

Thank talval
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

Wonderful architecture with a long history. A large sign in the entrance suggests we visit the museum corner to learn more, the "Petit Guide" was available in several languages including German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch but not in English. We find this very surprising as there...More

1  Thank hildenley
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

This Gothic Cathedral sits atop the ramparts in Saint-Lo. Upon entering, there is a sign that directs you to view the “museum” first, that shows the damage done during the summer of 1944 action and other relics including a memorial for the people who died...More

Thank SoCalOregonian
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

I'm not religious, I'll clarify that first as you don't have to be so in order to appreciate this cathedral. There is a mini museum inside which deserves reading fully, it shows the damage to the town during the war and serves as a reminder...More

1  Thank James C
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

It was wonderful to see how the church was tastefully restored from the devastation of the bombings. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank JnVSydney
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Heavily bombed, the town of St Lo suffered 90% loss of it's buildings. This church lost one of it's towers but has been cleverly rebuilt in reflection of its original state. The stained glass windows are fabulous. Telling stories and celebrating local trades. Parts of...More

Thank Susan T
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

Having walked around the Ramparts it was a pleasant experience to enter the peace and tranquility inside the church. The sight of the mighty Bell was another reward as was the modern organ loft and pipes.

Thank unclebobjim
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

The Church is the centre piece of the heavy price paid by the French for Liberation in Saint Lo.It has stillnest that isn't always felt in other church's...... Also outside is the Bronze Doors, 3 in number, one of the treasures of the town.walking round...More

1  Thank Paul K
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

The evidence of war is obvious, not last as the church shows much of the damage caused in June 1944. The town, freed from tyranny arose from the ashes, do stop and look at town and church images inside the church, it offers a 'then...More

1  Thank Roger B
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