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Cathedrale De Bourges, Bourges

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Illuminating an array of warm colored light onto cool stone, the original stained glass windows in Cathedrale De Bourges date back to around 1215. This Roman Catholic cathedral is dedicated to Saint Stephen and retains the seat of the Archbishop of Bourgesretains. The "Last Judgment" on the west façade is a masterpiece of Gothic sculpture from the 1240s, while an emblematic mural depicting the Crucifixion dates back to 1475. The original mechanism from 1424 still tick-tocks in the astronomical clock, with the well-preserved clock face painted by Jean d'Orleans to symbolize the signs of the Zodiac. To visit Cathedrale De Bourges on your holiday in Bourges, and find out what else Bourges has to offer, use our Bourges.
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  • I would give this town a miss....although the cathedral looks impressive it actually isn't anything special. Food in the town was generally of poor quality and expensive. The mayor has also made... 
    I would give this town a miss....although the cathedral looks impressive it actually isn't anything special. Food in the town was generally of poor quality and expensive. The mayor has also made...  more »
  • It is clearly one masterpeice of French Gothic art. Stained glass windows are absolutely beutiful. Plan at least 20' to visit it 
    It is clearly one masterpeice of French Gothic art. Stained glass windows are absolutely beutiful. Plan at least 20' to visit it  more »
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  • The most gorgeous cathedral I've ever seen! The place you wanna come back.
  • Undoubtedly one of the most beautiful cathedrals in France. A very special place and a must see while in Bourges

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