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Cathedrale Saint-Gervais Saint-Protais

23 rue des Deportes Et Fusilles, 02200, Soissons, France
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Visited here to find a confirmation service taking place. Tremendous atmosphere and a superb choir... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2018
Chris H
Large impressive inside

This is a classic cathedral of France. Worth a visit if you need a little quiet or want to be... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
GrahamSample
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23 rue des Deportes Et Fusilles, 02200, Soissons, France
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

Visited here to find a confirmation service taking place. Tremendous atmosphere and a superb choir added to the occasion.

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Reviewed 25 October 2017

This is a classic cathedral of France. Worth a visit if you need a little quiet or want to be impressed by the architects of the past.

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Reviewed 6 October 2017

Soissons is a famous French originally built by the Romans. The Cathedrale Saint-Gervais Saint-Protais was magnificent, especially the stained glass windows that remained after WWII. The size of the cathedral is immense and beautifully decorated. Its many manifestations are outlined so all can see what...More

Thank Ann H
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

It is quite breathtaking from the outside but once inside it simply takes your breath away. It is steeped in history with a fascinating story behind it. I can't really do it justice. All I would say is just visit and see for yourself. You...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2017

One of the first Gothic cathedrals in France (contemporary with Chartres) this has only one tower...a second one planned, but never built. The empty niches inside once held figures destroyed in the French Revolution; outside, the walls are heavily 'pocked' with holes, legacies of W.W.1,...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2017

The cathedral dates to the 12th century and is in fact older than Notre Dame.Inside it is light and airy and a fine example of a Gothic French Cathedral. There is also a very beautiful Rubens picture to see. The outside however does look quite...More

Thank sheridan s
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We parked on the cathedral car park on route to the market (which is behind the cathedral on a Saturday) the cathedral is absolutely beautiful. The market however is to be desired we found it rather expensive especially for fruit and vegetables.

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Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely Sunday visit to Soissons and took in its stunning Cathedral, one of many nice ones in the region but up there among my favourites. The inside is huge and cavernous but in the afternoon sun coming in the window the place...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2016

As we visited the abbey we saw this on the satnav, we were just passing through but thought we should go and have a look we didn't go inside but had a a look round the outside, there was parking outside but im sure it...More

Thank Paul C
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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful and very old. Uncrowded and refined. Love it. Great explanations of the saints. Want to visit again with more time to spare

Thank Jim W
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