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Cathedral de St-Aubain (St. Aubain Cathedral)

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Worth a visit if you are in the city centre

The outside looks a bit neglected, but the interior is clean and white and in contrast with what... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2018
Paul S
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Brussels, Belgium
Unusual to see a church with no stained glass

I usually go into the towns main churches and was glad I called in this one as it was beautiful... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
eeyorelover
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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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30 Dec 2018
“Worth a visit if you are in the city centre”
31 Jul 2018
“Unusual to see a church with no stained glass”
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Reviewed 30 December 2018

The outside looks a bit neglected, but the interior is clean and white and in contrast with what you would expect.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Paul S
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

From the outside, I was not sure that this was a cathedral. But once I passed through the front door, the splendor and architecture was obvious. The ornately carved areas as well as the general design was worth the walk to this building

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

I usually go into the towns main churches and was glad I called in this one as it was beautiful, with no art and just plain glass in the windows. This h Gave it a very different feel to most churches you go in.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank eeyorelover
Reviewed 17 May 2018

This church is known as the locals version of the Vatican and I must say the building interior is very beautiful with the high dome white ceilings and great architecture. I loved the old pictures on the walls and the woodwork on the confession boxes...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Robyn-and-Rob
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Not the inside, which is clean - apart from a roped-off area where falling stones have shattered. It's the outside of the church which needs (a) sandblasting to remove centuries of grime and (b) restoration of stained glass, covered by wire mesh. Requires an infusion...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

this is not so commmon for me as an Asian seeing people coming to a church taking photos, and walking around just to see it as an object. yet i decided to come inside to sit and relax. not necesarily praying but enjoying the quiet...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank charina s
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Exterior can use a serious renovation (at least cleaning). Shame to let this building slide like this. Same goes for most religious structures in this town. Inside, it is very light, there are nice wooden accents all around, with a large altar space in the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank ClogsPL
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This cathedral has many nice paintings of biblical scenes. They also appeared pretty old to me. A mass happened to be starting outside, and this struck me as an interesting cultural phenomenon.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank RHAHJ
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Built in the 2nd half of the 18th century, late baroque style. The presence of colourless glass combined with the white rendering within the dome gives the cathedral a very bright interior. Needs to be visited during a sunny day to witness and enjoy the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank PeterD218
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Nice to stop by quickly, but you've seen it all within a couple of minutes. Wouldn't recommend unless you accidentally parked your car right next to it as I did. The organ is very impressive though!

Date of experience: June 2016
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