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Cathedrale Saint-Pierre

2 rue Saint Sauveur, 35000, Rennes, France
+33 2 99 78 48 80
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Stunning

It may be a little unprepossessing from the outside - but make the effort to go inside and you will... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
petercQ4706AM
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
stunning experience

This vast cathedral with it's ancient history is very impressive. Allow at least an hour or two to... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Marilyn S
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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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Hours Today: 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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2 rue Saint Sauveur, 35000, Rennes, France
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Reviewed October 26, 2017

It may be a little unprepossessing from the outside - but make the effort to go inside and you will not be disappointed.

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Reviewed October 17, 2017

This vast cathedral with it's ancient history is very impressive. Allow at least an hour or two to take in the outstanding paintings and statues and absorb the wonderful atmosphere.

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Reviewed October 11, 2017

The outside of this Cathedral is grey, hard and austere. It is rooted to the square and hardly looks welcoming but it is really worth the visit. Walk in and and allow your eyes to drift to the ceiling and see amazing art works which...More

1  Thank ESVincent
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Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful cathedral with gilded wood lectern. Interesting lighting of chandeliers. Half the church has been cleaned and looks great. Easy to find. Closes for three hours at lunch.

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Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

Someone cleaned off the graffiti, so the exterior of the church looks fine. Apparently, a cathedral has stood on this site since the sixth century. The gothic cathedral was constructed in the 12th century and the western facade and towers date from then. However, after...More

1  Thank Dan_Yucaipa_CA
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Reviewed July 2, 2017

Not spectacular in any way, and, surprisingly, hard to find! Unusually dar even for a Cathedral. There has been no upkeep in recent years.

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Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

Nice Cathedral.. There is no crowd so very nice for shooting but difficult as there is no big space around. I did enjoy it a little :)

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Reviewed August 23, 2016

Th building is quite plain outside, but lovely within - the city idiots graffiti is sprayed on outside walls. The interior is lovely and well worth an hour or more of your time.

3  Thank john h
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Reviewed July 25, 2016

Rennes Cathedral is very ornate with much gold in its decoration. On either side of the nave are a row of red pillars. As I prefer Gothic or Romanesque cathedrals, this is not a favourite!

1  Thank Eva Julia T
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Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

This cathedral has had some building problems, so it was partly rebuilt twice. The towers and front are the oldest parts. The outside of the building in somber gray granite contrasts a lot with the rather luxurious interior. It's gold and colour everywhere, it reminded...More

3  Thank Jaap U
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