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Cathedrale Saint-Pierre

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Address: 2 rue Saint Sauveur, 35000, Rennes, France
Phone Number:
+33 2 99 78 48 80
09:30 - 12:00
15:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 12:00
15:00 - 18:00

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Encore Graffiti

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.

Reviewed 23 August 2016
john h
Quillan, France
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Cairo, Egypt
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92 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 :)

Thank Salahita
Quillan, France
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274 reviews
113 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 23 August 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.

2 Thank john h
London, United Kingdom
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203 reviews
131 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 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 us of greek-orhodox churches. Don't forget to look up! The entire ceiling has been decorated... More 

3 Thank Jaap U
Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Impressive blue red and yellow stained glass window. Worth a visit without any wow factor. Fairly dark interior. Exterior is quite unusual.

2 Thank smithpl44
Tel Aviv, Israel
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388 reviews
238 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016

You can almost miss it , passing by it in the street . The massive structure is not as impressive on the outside , But the inside is stunning ! don't miss the opening hours .

1 Thank saul g
Ottawa, Canada
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Stunning cathedral. It looks almost stern from the outside but the inside is like a jewel, with gold leaf everywhere, an enormous organ and colourful stained glass windows. We attended the 10:30 am Sunday mass and found the choir and organ music very lovely.

Thank Sudriveraine
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818 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

Saint Pierre Cathedral is the third to have been built on this site. The imposing front was completed in 1704. Beware of opening times. 9.30am to 12 noon. Then 3 pm to 6pm. You can drive past it on a cobbled road and head for parking Lices which is underground and secure and cheap. 3.70€ for 2 hours. All signposted.

Thank rayrest
Lanester, France
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Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Beautiful Cathedrale. It was a surprisingly beautiful from the inside. Goden plafond with divine paintings.

1 Thank saradari0
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2016

The cathedral is closed for lunch until 3:00, well worth visiting. The interior is so beautiful , the exterior just gray. Take the time to drop in.

Thank Michparis

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