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Stunning Stained Glass

What sets this cathedral apart from others? Beautiful stained glass windows including the Chevat... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Denise B
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Lake Forest, California
Stunning

Very stunning cathedral in the centre of the town. Free parking all the way round the cathedral... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
JOHNHEPPENSTALL
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Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What sets this cathedral apart from others? Beautiful stained glass windows including the Chevat stained glass window (dates to between 1280 and 1290), the Thomas James Mausoleum 1507 (bishop of Dol from 482 to 1504) and a16th-century wooden sculpture of Christ. Lots of free parking...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Very stunning cathedral in the centre of the town. Free parking all the way round the cathedral. Once inside it’s very impressive with stunning stained glass windows.

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Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

We had a really nice visit to the cathedral. The structure and stained glass windows are impressive. It also was naturally cool on a very warm today.

Thank cengal
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This is an interesting cathederal to visit with a visitor centre across the street. The town has some tourist notice boards in both english and french, which we found useful.

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 14 October 2017

This is no longer the bishopric seat of Brittany but it does have an interesting history and recent archaeological research has unearthed evidence to support anecdotal folklore about sacred wells. There are several information boards in English and French (especially in the environs of the...More

Thank Mary A
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Fine position near cliff edge looking across former marshes to Cancale and Pointe du Grouine in the distance - main porch on S side is something very special and the small porch on same side (though needing a good clean up) most interesting. Interior very...More

Thank john11hartley
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Dol de Bretagne is a lovely town with this Cathedral at its heart. The connection with the nearby menhir is interesting. The only thing I did not find out is the story with the tower.

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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We drove by and remembered from a guide book that the cathedral was a top 10 sightseeing so we decided to stop and have a look. The cathedral was well preserved and is still in use for daily prayers and various worshippers. It felt real...More

Thank TobiasWallin
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

On our way to the coast we stopped in Dol for lunch and were immediately attracted by this tall former cathedral , built when Dol was one of the foremost ecclesiastic centres of Brittany. It's patron saint is St Samson who alleged crossed the Chaneel...More

Thank 654GregP654
Reviewed 12 January 2017

A church this size is fitting for Saint Samson. A goliath of a church which has definitely had it share of blows throughout history (having been used as a stable and a warehouse). I'm sure it was really great once, as it is still very...More

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