Saint-Cyr Church

Issoudun, France

Commenced in the 15th century and completed in the 19th, the Gothic church has a magnificent stained-glass window from the 15th Century, representing the life of Saint Cyr and his mother, Juliette; a painting by Jean Boucher (1575-1651) above the large portico; as well as six superb candelabra given by Louis XIV to the town and listed as an historic monument.



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Founded: 15th century
Category: Religious sites in France
Historical period: Valois Dynasty and Hundred Year's War (France)

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Henri VOUZELAUD (6 months ago)
Very beautiful church.
Francis Loock (8 months ago)
Nice architecture,
anders ramone (13 months ago)
Very beautiful little church
Gilles Gamba (20 months ago)
Magnificent worth a visit
Paul Pérucaud (2 years ago)
Church closed although normally open, this Tuesday, September 29, 2020, I did not find this welcoming city. When I came, this building interested me more especially. This church, whose origins date back to the 9th century, was burnt down and destroyed three times (12th, 14th and 17th centuries), it was rebuilt each time. In the 19th century, it was rebuilt in the spirit of the 15th century building. Classified in part and inscribed for the rest, the Saint-Cyr church is a remarkable monument. The church was closed that morning at 11 a.m. I went to the nearby O.T. for information. There, I learned that the opening of the church was managed by volunteers, the church normally open from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., and that the two people present at the O.T. could not do anything. I was offered a tour of the White Tower and that of the museum in the afternoon. After having toured the church, I strolled at the foot of the ramparts, the White Tower, the covered market and the Belfry: a heritage that perhaps deserves better development. Came to Issoudun this Tuesday, September 29, 2020, I did not find this welcoming city.
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