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“So peaceful inside”

Cathedrale Saint-Pierre
Ranked #2 of 26 things to do in Angouleme
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Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

We visited on a Saturday evening just before closing time (7:00 pm). The cathedral is quaint and very elegant inside. I felt completely at ease despite an incredibly hectic drive to the site. Unfortunately we were not able to attend mass, which was at 11:00 am the following morning.

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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The facade of the cathedral is a real masterpiece. It is a great example of Romanesque architecture style.
Take your time to admire all the details of the scenes. Just fascinating !!
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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

The building is gorgeous and a wonder to observe from inside and out. The wall in which the entrance is located is covered in engravings of Bible stories and the towers give the building a lot of character. Inside is a lot more simple than I had expected for a Catholic Church, especially the stained glass windows. A lot of history amongst the French wars and a nice place to sit and contemplate for a few moments.

Thank Holly M
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

Beautiful Cathedral. Very Spacious and bright. Descriptions throughout Cathedral, but nothing was written in English. No English pamphlets available.

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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

The cathedral of Angoulême is very old and the main part is in roman style. But it is still quite big and impressive and nicely decorated with stone statues on the tower. The surroundings are rather quiet with traffic, so you can enjoy everything in a relaxed way. Inside, the white tiles make the church a bit sterile, but there is no entrance fee and a lot of information about the history (ofcourse all in French :-().

Thank boerekampsj
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