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Saint Martin's Cathedral reviews
This is an impressive cathedral, even more so considering that it was rebuilt from the ground up after it was destroyed in WWI. The interior feature soaring ceilings, a hallmark of its Gothic style... more »
Contemplating the past of this magnificent building can bring tears to the eyes. After the original cathedral and surrounding historic centre was rased to the ground in the Great War, the people of... more »
(Detailed review below) Ambience - 5/5 Accessibility - 5/5 Cost - 5/5 Ambience - A lovely cathedral centrally located to all the big touristy spots. Lovely sculptures, and stained glass. Accessibility - I don’t recall any steps and in some areas there are slight ramps. Cost - Absolutely free! Tip - Lots of opportunities to take photos of all the carvings, sculptures, the centre altar etc. Very beautiful cathedral with high roofs and loads of light streaming in.
A very impressive cathedral, well worth a visit. There's quite a bit of parking on the surrounding streets but these all require a ticket. There's a large car park only 4 minutes walk
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