Eglise Saint-Nazaire, Carcassonne

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A basilica minor and a national monument, Eglise Saint-Nazaire houses some of the most famous stained glass in the south of France. Historians believe the Visigoths built the original church on this site in the sixth century. The new cathedral was completed in the 12th century. The Gothic interior architecture and decorations include alternating round and square support pillars, the Saint-Pierre Vault, additional vaults with a Scandinavian influence, and the tomb of Bishop Radulphe. Our Carcassonne road trip planning tool makes visiting Eglise Saint-Nazaire and other Carcassonne attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • The church is simply overwhelming. Built in the XIV century the Gothic-Romanesque style is predominant, but you can still notice other elements of other architectural styles. Nevertheless, it’s the...  more »
  • This is THE church in the old city. Most of the chapels and decorations are below average for a religious building but the stained glass is some of the best that I have ever seen. Fortunately I had.....  more »
  • If you are in the Cite de Carcassonne, don't miss visiting this church. It is small but quite stunning. Great stained glass. Sometimes concerts are held in the church.
  • A must-see while visiting the amazing environment of the Carcassonne castle.

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