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Romanesque / Gothic Mix

Saint-Sauveur Basilica dates back to 1123, but over the centuries it has been added to, and is now... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
David B
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Rayong, Thailand
Not to be missed

Must be one of the most beautiful Basilique we've visited. As we had to travel to Calais the same... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
fiveprimes
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London, United Kingdom
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 2 November 2011

The church is beautiful with an interesting story from the Crusades. We found the square in front very pleasant, but spent more time in the garden behind with the spectacular views of the river and surrounding countryside.

6  Thank wtcSanFrancisco
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Reviewed 14 June 2015

The basilica of St. Saviour has had a rough time of it, being started in the 12th century, part collapsed in the 14th century, and major additions were made in the 15 and 16 century, with some 20 century windows added for good measure. As...More

2  Thank WashingtonTraveler21
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

Saint-Sauveur Basilica dates back to 1123, but over the centuries it has been added to, and is now a composite building. At the end of the 15th century, architects added two Gothic transepts and a choir to the earlier Romanesque basilica. Inside look up and...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2018

Must be one of the most beautiful Basilique we've visited. As we had to travel to Calais the same day we visited early it was so serene no one else was in there at the time although there were a lot of candles burning. The...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Cathedrals can do no wrong IMHO. This is yet another one that completes Dinan. Free entry. Beautiful exterior and beautiful interior. Visited late afternoon and not many people roaming around.

Thank coconutugly
Reviewed 20 July 2018

go there see this, we were serenaded by a guy singing whilst we were there, lovely stained glass say a pray for your relatives.

Thank BruceBedford
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Enjoy the architecture of this gem - it's not symmetrically built. The stained glass windows are updated and the nave is bright. Lovely English style gardens would make a lovely place to picnic. There is a great view from the church grounds, too.

Thank takrafty
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Huge cathedral with many beautiful stained glass windows and small alcoves and altars. Main altar is set forward of rear wall so it’s possible to walk behind it.

Thank jennydowell
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Many good to great churches in Brittany and this one ranks near the top. In fact this little walled town is history. The Chateau Dinan build in 1382 is another site to visit. My guess that this town has bee missed by too many who...More

1  Thank Dudley H
Reviewed 19 October 2017

So lovely to still be able to lit candles in this ancient church. Old glass and frescos inside. This church is still being used today by parishioners.

Thank lisakeg
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Wonderful peaceful place with exceptional windows and history, impressive sanctuary in the heart of Dinan

Thank philjones9663
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Nice example of a fairly early Gothic church. Not fancy, somewhat squat and sturdy like the Bretagne people. The stainglass windows tell the story of Anne of Britney and there is a touching window commemorating the lost of World War I.

Thank Mebent
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