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St Vincent Cathedral

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Address: Place J de Chantillon, 35400 Saint-Malo, France

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Started in the 12th century and expanded through the 18th century this cathedral is worth a quick stop while visiting the walled city. During 1944 the cathedral was hit by... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 8, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Started in the 12th century and expanded through the 18th century this cathedral is worth a quick stop while visiting the walled city. During 1944 the cathedral was hit by ordinance and much of its original structure (including the spire) was reduced to rubble. The cathedral was rebuilt and re-consecrated in 1971. A mosaic on the floor of the nave... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Well worth a visit for some tranquility after St Malo intra muros. Interesting design with the choir set lower than the nave, wonderful modern altar, throne, lecture etc, and beautiful light through modern stained glass windows.

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Superb architecture, wonderfully restored with both old and new features. Excellent stained glass and interesting modern altar. Very peaceful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Very interesting port town. With low tide you can have anice walt to a small fortress with spectacular views of the entire coastline

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This is a 12th century church that was destroyed by bombs in August 1944. It took several years to restore. When you enter the door at the back, it is very dark. The light comes only from several picture stained glass windows high on the walls. As you move forwards you walk towards the light that comes through the modern... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

wonderful example of old architecture. lovely church a must see. lots of interesting facts about its history available.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

After spending four days in Saint-Malo, I've visited the cathedral just before my departure. That was a mistake! The cathedral is so beautiful that I wish I could have more time there and, probably, could have visited several times. It's quite big and you feel awed when you go inside. The huge windows giving soft warm light, beautiful decorations and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Lively church that had to be largely rebuilt after the war. They have done a wonderful job as they have with the old town. You can see the changes in age of the church but it is lovely. The stain glass is very good but obviously and sadly not the original as the Germans destroyed it but the Americans added... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This cathedral dominates the city. Inside there are many beautiful stained glass windows. The organ is up above Ne the cathedral hosts recitals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Lovely stained glass windows. A welcome calm in the centre of St Malo. Worth a visit. Wander round and cool down on hot days. Pause for thought. Very tranquil.

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