Eglise Saint-Nazaire, Carcassonne Center

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A basilica minor and a national monument, Eglise Saint-Nazaire houses some of the most famous stained glass in the south of France. Historians believe the Visigoths built the original church on this site in the sixth century. The new cathedral was completed in the 12th century. The Gothic interior architecture and decorations include alternating round and square support pillars, the Saint-Pierre Vault, additional vaults with a Scandinavian influence, and the tomb of Bishop Radulphe. Our Carcassonne road trip planning tool makes visiting Eglise Saint-Nazaire and other Carcassonne attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • We happened to amble into the church when someone was playing the organ. It was absolutely ethereal listening to the music while looking up at the stained glass windows. It was an experience we won't ...  more »
  • Located in the western part of the citadel, it stands out for its magnificent polychrome stained glass windows at the front. The back houses a magnificent wooden organ, which should sound fantastic. Free access and possibility to take photos in your inyerior
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  • If you are in the Cite de Carcassonne, don't miss visiting this church. It is small but quite stunning. Great stained glass. Sometimes concerts are held in the church.
  • A must-see while visiting the amazing environment of the Carcassonne castle.
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