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Cathedrale Saint-Gervais Saint-Protais

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Stained Glass

We've been visiting cathedrals through northern France. Each has something that makes it stand... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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A Gothic Cathedral with a Rubens

A fine gothic cathedral with a superb deambulatory with five chapels and beautiful stained glass... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Flora C
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We've been visiting cathedrals through northern France. Each has something that makes it stand out. For me, at Cathedral Saint-Gervais Saint-Protais it was the area behind the altar which has several large stained glass windows. As you stand there, with the sun coming through, you...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fine gothic cathedral with a superb deambulatory with five chapels and beautiful stained glass windows. But what surprised me was the splendid Adoration of the Shepherds by Rubens near the transept!

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Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Cathedral was the highlight of an otherwise dull and dreary visit to Soissons which frankly felt like a total ghost town with most things closed and no people around aside from some shuffling youths swigging beer near the river. Cathedral is free to enter and...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2018

This cathedrale has an interesting history. Inside, it has very nice stained glass windows. Soissons is about 100 kilometers from Paris or 65 kms. from CDG airport by N2 highway.

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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

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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

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