In the center of the old town. Unusual step down to the church from the front and side streets. Nice stained glass behind the altar. Side courtyard is pretty. Garden in the back of the church.
Roman catholic cathedral from 12th. Century. Just in the middle of the old part of Cahors surraunded of small and pedestrian streets. Declared by the UNESCO World heritage monument. Quiet place to visit with no much turists inside. Good indoor ilumination.
Theis isn't the most attractive catherderal I have ever seen, but it is under refurbishment and there are some interesting modern stained glass windows.
Guides to the region usually comment on the architecture (a mixture of Romanesque and Gothic) or the stained glass windows (a mixture of old and new), but for me the highlight was time in the cloisters. There is still a lovely sense of peace and contemplation here.
Well, after viewing the Pont Valentre there was only really one more attraction to see - the cathedral. The roads have been built up close to the cathedral and so there is not much opportunity to view the splendour of the architecture and the stonework and masonry. The entrance to the cathedral features amazing carvings and inside the cathedral is... 更多
A beautiful medieval cathedral with great architecture and a mixture of ancient and very modern stained glass windows. The best part is the cloisters - a lovely peaceful place with more great architecture and interesting stone carvings, plus a fantastic view of the exterior of the cathedral.