Cathedrale Saint-Gatien, Tours

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Built between 1170 and 1547, Cathedrale Saint-Gatien is a Roman Catholic cathedral boasting many restorations. View essential collections like the organ built by Barnabé Delanoue in the 16th century and donated by Archbishop Martin de Beaune. You can also see the Carrara marble tombs of the two children, from Charles VIII and Anne of Brittany, both of whom died as infants. Then try to recognize the three different architectural designs encompassing the structure: Romanesque tower buttresses, Gothic ornamentation, and Renaissance tower spires. Work out when and for how long to visit Cathedrale Saint-Gatien and other Tours attractions using our handy Tours online tour itinerary planner.
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  • This is a beautiful cathedral in a lovely town. The relief works that encircle the alter are like none we have ever seen. The front of the church tells many bible stories as do the... 
    This is a beautiful cathedral in a lovely town. The relief works that encircle the alter are like none we have ever seen. The front of the church tells many bible stories as do the...  more »
  • Cathedrale Saint-Gatiene is the main Church of Tours. It's located in other part of the old town, pretty away from other attractions, but worth the 15 min walk to it. It dates back to 13 c, being... 
    Cathedrale Saint-Gatiene is the main Church of Tours. It's located in other part of the old town, pretty away from other attractions, but worth the 15 min walk to it. It dates back to 13 c, being...  more »
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  • Just another awesome neighborhood Roman Catholic church. Nice garden.
  • Lovely cathedral some building work at the moment but still wonderful stained glass

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