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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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  • Absolutely stunning cathedral, which is full of light and space. Don't miss the opportunity to study the western facade with its complex doorways. I was fascinated too by the gargoyles, which have... 
    Absolutely stunning cathedral, which is full of light and space. Don't miss the opportunity to study the western facade with its complex doorways. I was fascinated too by the gargoyles, which have...  more »
  • This is an important architectural monument and a UNESCO world heritage site. NOTE to Papacy and Bourges city government-- PLEASE REOPEN THE TOWER. Change your policy to require groups of guests... 
    This is an important architectural monument and a UNESCO world heritage site. NOTE to Papacy and Bourges city government-- PLEASE REOPEN THE TOWER. Change your policy to require groups of guests...  more »
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  • Beautiful and relaxed town . Good restaurants at the square in the city centre . Cathedral is more than worth a visit .
  • The most gorgeous cathedral I've ever seen! The place you wanna come back.

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