Cathedrale St-Etienne, Toulouse

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A bizarre mix of architectural styles from the 13th to the 17th centuries, Cathedrale St-Etienne has a Raymondine nave, a Northern Gothic choir, and a 16th-century gabled belfry. The beautiful but worn tapestries circa 1609, by Jean du Mazet, and the Baroque retable of the high altar are particularly noteworthy. In 1610, Pierre Monge of Narbonne carved mythological and pagan subjects from walnut in the choir stalls. The walnut case of the organ, rising 17 m (56 ft), above the floor was carved at the same time. The organ used for concerts was restored in 1868 by Cavaillé-Coll, and again in 1976. Using our custom trip planner, Toulouse attractions like Cathedrale St-Etienne can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • If you exclusively like typical Gothic cathedral you may skip this one. But you would miss a one-of-his-kind building resulting from a complicated history going through centuries. The church seems to....  more »
  • Lovely cathdral to visit and free entry. Sadly there were a bunch of people squatting outside playing loud music but that's not the chruches fault. I have a vlog of my experience, please feel free...  more »
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