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Champagne Country Sights

Cathédrale Saint-Gervais Saint-Protais

  • Pl. Fernand-Marquigny
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Updated 04/07/2014

Fodor's Review

Rodin famously declared that "there are no hours in this cathedral, but rather eternity." The Gothic interior, with its pure lines and restrained ornamentation, creates a more harmonious impression than the asymmetrical, one-tower facade. The most remarkable feature, however, is the rounded two-story transept, an element more frequently found in the German Rhineland than in France. Rubens's Adoration of the Shepherds hangs on the other side of the transept.

Sight Information

Address:

Pl. Fernand-Marquigny, Soissons, 02200, France

Sight Details:

  • Tours €5
  • Cathedral daily 9:30–noon and 2:30–5:30; tours mid-June–mid-Sept., daily at 2:30

Updated 04/07/2014

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