The stained glass windows at Orléans Cathedral depict the story of Joan of Arc who attended evening Mass in this cathedral on May 2, 1429 while in the city to lift the siege. Built in the Gothic architectural style from 1278 to 1329 and partially destroyed in 1568, the cathedral was moderately rebuilt from 1601-1829. Despite renovations, some ancient remains that date back to the fourth century can still be seen in the crypt. Add Orléans Cathedral to your Orleans travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Orleans trip itinerary planner.
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This is understandably the focus of the city and the one visit not to be omitted - to which all roads lead. more »
This site is a centerpiece for the city. It is very attractive from the outside, but it is not in the top tier of cathedrals--there is not enough on the outside to make it outstanding. I do wish... more »
Very beautiful cathedral, don't forget to look up, the tops of the towers are unusual and open. Looks like it is restored recently. Well worth a visit.
Beautiful place, worth visiting no matter if you believe in God or not. It's a piece of art. The paintings inside, sculptures, stunning. There is even the underground parking.
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