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Cathedrale St-Etienne

Place Etienne-Dolet, Bourges, France
+33 2 48 65 72 89
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Brilliant glass.....

...in every sense of the word and a complete eye-opening when most flock to Chartres to see great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mike H
London, United Kingdom
A must see!

No trip to Bourges would be complete without a visit to the catherdral. It dominates the heart of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Darryl R
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+33 2 48 65 72 89
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Reviewed 1 week ago

...in every sense of the word and a complete eye-opening when most flock to Chartres to see great medieval glass. Well-maintained, clean and clear the glass here is world-class and worth a detour, if not a journey.

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No trip to Bourges would be complete without a visit to the catherdral. It dominates the heart of the town and is a wonderful sight both inside and out. Take time to walk around the outside and marvel at the views and wonder how they...More

Thank Darryl R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Goggle in astonishment at the detail in the stone carvings at the front entrance. Don't miss the poor people going to hell, being prodded by the devil's right hand men!

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Huge gothic cathedral, comparatively plain inside so you really get a feel for the grandeur of the architecture. The medieval stained-glass windows at the furthest end are amazing. Such vibrant reds and blues. Many of them were funded by the craft guilds, and if you...More

Thank dozym00
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Bourges Cathedral has beautiful windows, is in pretty good condition, and is a real gothic gem. High nave, impressive Organ/organ case. No admission charge. There are surrounding gardens from which to admire the outside of the cathedral which is as impressive as the inside. Well...More

Thank petematthews
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

I thought Metz & Strasbourg had the best Cathedrals in France; wrong! This one is immense, much larger that the others we have seen. Metz has the best stained glass though...

Thank Randy S
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit. Beautiful stained glass. ' Bourges Cathedral The Cathedral of St Etienne of Bourges, built between the late 12th and late 13th centuries, is one of the great masterpieces of Gothic art and is admired for its proportions and the unity of...More

Thank tessybear15
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Visited here whilst staying over on business. Took a walk and found the cathedral, free entry, very well preserved, a beautiful place to sit and think!

Thank ChantellaD
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This is a must for anyone who is remotely interested in architecture or cathedrals. it is a massively imposing early gothic building and has a series of stunning stained glass windows from the 14th century. Even if you know nothing about stained glass you could...More

Thank cmfc
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

The Cathedral was started in the 1100s and took over 150 years to complete. I have no idea how the building was actually executed but those long ago craftsman did good. It is very much a working church and the parishioners look after their place...More

Thank Peter W
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Bob B
3 September 2015|
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Response from Marc B | Reviewed this property |
La Cathédralde de Bourges n'est pas un hotel mais une église.