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La Cathedrale Notre-Dame de l'Assomption

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Historic and impressive cathedral

This cathedral is unusual and impressive, whilst retaining an elegant simplicity. Its association... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
JHtrip
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London, United Kingdom
Cathedral is as disappointing inside as it is outside

We popped in as we were staying in Lucon which is a pleasant little town, nothing special about it... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2014
Googly2010
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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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2 Jul 2017
“Historic and impressive cathedral”
8 Dec 2016
“austere and impersonal”
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

This cathedral is unusual and impressive, whilst retaining an elegant simplicity. Its association with Cardinal Richelieu and historic cloisters make it an interesting visit. It also forms an elegant backdrop to the bars in the town centre - which has been refurbished in 2017).

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Reviewed 9 December 2016

Visited on a lovely sunny day and were relieved to exit. Perhaps the shade of the Cardinal still stalks the aisles but it has none of the warmth that even the largest churches can retain. The fact that it is a building site didn't help,...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2014

We popped in as we were staying in Lucon which is a pleasant little town, nothing special about it, but none the worse for all that. The cathedral has clearly been added to over the years and the 18th C additions are very pompous and...More

Thank Googly2010
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Really disappointing town. No atmosphere. Very little in way of nice shops or cafés. Not worth making the effort to visit. Didn't visit park so can't comment on that.

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Reviewed 30 June 2014

We had to go into Lucon to pay a bill and went to the Tourist Information to see if there was anything we could visit whilst there. We discovered a hidden gem which Is the 'Jardin Dumaine'. What beautiful gardens with Floral Exhibitions, an ornate...More

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