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Church of Notre Dame la Grande

Poitiers, France
+33 5 49 41 22 56
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Good church to visit.

We were there when a wedding was going on, but could see most of the inside anyway. It's also a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Portland, Oregon
Wonderful interior

The cathedral is very attractive on the outside but the interior is something else. The painted... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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Poitiers, France
+33 5 49 41 22 56
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were there when a wedding was going on, but could see most of the inside anyway. It's also a good place to pick to meet with the others in your group - nice cafes in the square and centrally located.

Thank ksalzberg
Reviewed 1 week ago

The cathedral is very attractive on the outside but the interior is something else. The painted stonework is breathtaking.

Thank Treeesh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The colours and patterns on the pillars are exquisite. You can imagine Eleanor of Aquitaine , duchess and queen , walking up the aisle . Perfect and with beautiful carvings on the outside arches . Surely the jewel of Poitiers , this church was patronised...More

Thank Nomadess1111
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

How this does not get excellent reviews is incomprehensible to me. The painted columns are superb and yes it is a bit dark... but the gives you the atmosphere of the times. I just loved it

Thank zuni P
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

This is in the centre of Poitier, surrounded by Restaurants and shops, one of the hot spots of the city.

Thank OBhogal
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We often visit this church as it's near our French home - love it and imagine the pilgrims in the middle ages en route to Compostela as this is on the route. Beautiful, not commercialised, a sacred place.

Thank UkPeachesandCream
Reviewed 29 April 2017

In my experience of churches, sometimes the exterior takes your breath away, sometimes the interior. The Church of Notre Dame la Grande in Poitiers does both. The facade is incredible but nothing prepared me for inside where all the pillars, the ceilings, etc have been...More

Thank Mad H
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We went to this chutrch in march 2017 which is right in the centre of Poitiers It seemed dark inside but that was I am sure to protect the paintings. Beautiful Gothic tracery on the outside and many lovely stain glass windows. Ancient painting on...More

Thank Margaret W
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

The murals are from the 12th century. It was pretty dark when we entered but think it is to protect those murals

Thank Zowietje500
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I have been here and I think this place is very caracteristich of Poitiers, it is lovely, quick to visit and free of charge, If you want, stop there hust for a little time.

Thank CecilialaCe
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