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Cathedrale St-Jean

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Address: Place Gambetta, Rue de l'Horloge, Perpignan, France
Phone Number: 04-68-51-33-72
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This is not your grand catherdaral....the interior is really lovely...they hold services here so it feels less commercial than others....lovely leadlight windows and a really nice... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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135 reviews 135 reviews
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This is not your grand catherdaral....the interior is really lovely...they hold services here so it feels less commercial than others....lovely leadlight windows and a really nice ambience

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69 reviews 69 reviews
9 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Well worth the visit . One can walk up to it if you are fit enough or catch the vehicular Eu 1-80 and walk back down as we did

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Purchase, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This is not the most impressive cathedral but a working church in a working class neighborhood with a spiritual feel. Nice not to be charged for a visit to a place of holiness.

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

How come people do not talk about this cathedral ? It may look a little ordinary, perhaps even odd, on the outside; but inside it is wonderful. The individual chapels are all stunning, the stained glass is excellent, and it even has a spooky tomb. A must-see if you are in Perpignan.

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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11 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We were lucky enough to visit when someone was playing the fantastic organ inside, the acoustics are amazing, I could have listened for hours. It's a beautiful, fairly typical cathedral with soaring ceilings, lots to look at, worth a visit. All of the information is in French, so if you don't read French and want to know the history you'll... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

as usual Cathedrals are always a must in the town you visit. this is not spectacular, but its word a visit. no longer that 30 min you cant miss it since as always in the center... do no miss the little market on weekends in the plaza near by.

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Leeds, UK
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124 reviews 124 reviews
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This building is surrounded by a maze of tightly packed streets, so the space within is utterly unexpected. Soaring pillars, enormous side rooms, fantastic paintings, giltwork, architecture. Well worth a visit, even if like me you're not religious

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Aix-les-Bains, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Recently restored, a quite typical South of France Cathedral. Take your time to visit its wide interior and do not forget its side Dévot Christ chapel as well as the next door Campo Santo unique in France

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Montseret, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The cathedral is a particular draw, much as Canterbury is in England. It is a beautiful place to visit, the facilities are fresh and pleasant and the staff warm and proud of their charge. We enjoyed every part of the experience and we are extremely happy to recommend Working this great attraction into your schedule is a pleasant must, you... More 

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skibby
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52 reviews 52 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

the church is very old medieval and has a rough look with an open bell Tower. its decorates with golden ornaments.

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