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Cathedrale Saint Pierre

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Address: 22 rue des Chanoines, 56000, Vannes, France
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+33 2 97 47 10 88
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It took more than 600 years to build this architectural wonder.

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Majestic

The cathedral is gothic-style, located at the centre of the old city of Vannes. It's a nice cathedral to visit, but it's not that different from the other churches in the region... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2016
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cardiff
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best thing of this small cathedral was its free entry. It was not over ornate or covered in golden paint and marble, it's interior was simple and quite pleasant. But it has not got any strong characters either. Just another town cathedral.

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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

The cathedral is gothic-style, located at the centre of the old city of Vannes. It's a nice cathedral to visit, but it's not that different from the other churches in the region of Brittany

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Dublin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely cathedral with stunning stained glass and many beautiful small chapels. A real place of worship that isn't touristy despite the tourists. A lot of information in English which is a great help. Well worth a trip to see.

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Kent, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Whilst walking around the insides of this rampart we found this Cathedral and took the children inside (First time inside any typeof church) They were amazed and stunned when they went inside, they couldn't understand why it was so quiet and how high the roof was. They loved it.

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Thank Malcolm D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

A beautiful building it has stunning stain glass windows and some beautiful chapels of remembrance . Even if you are not religious it is worth a visit

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Panama City, Panama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Very well conserved, beautiful details, spectacular stained glass, the altar, sculptures. Also the facade is in a perfect conditions. It is a imposing cathedral and a must see to visit.

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Kent, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We stopped in for a service. Packed Church, with intense participation. Located in the historic old town.

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Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 7 April 2016

This is a nice cathedral to visit while you're inere in Vannes. I typically visit cathedrals while. I'm in Europe. They are amazing srtructures.

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Reviewed 27 December 2015

This cathedral in the ancient Vanne medieval center is very large, as usual for these time, but its doorway the most impressive I ever seen.

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Rijeka, Croatia
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Reviewed 17 August 2015

The first building dates from 1020, and it was rebuilt in Romanesque style in the 13th century. From that period is the tower next to the cathedral which was constructed between the 15th and 19the century in Gothic style. It is a very interesting piece of architecture stuck between the buildings.

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