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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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Gorgeous historic church. If those walls could talk ... Magnificent inside and out. Well worth a look.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 18, 2015
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Gorgeous historic church. If those walls could talk ... Magnificent inside and out. Well worth a look.

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Thezan les beziers Languedoc
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

We weren't at all sure we had found the cathedral when we slipped in the side door here but the majestic interior soon put us right. Is if on cue, on our arrival, an organist started playing something processional so adding another layer to our experience. The altars are wonderfully over the top and laden with bling as cathedrals should... More 

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Port Erin, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

ABC... Another bloody church - typical gothic style - over the top catholic chapels - it's no wonder the catholic church was so rich and powerful (and abusive of its power). Wander in and out - that;s it.

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Lunel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

we had to check the maps quite a bit to find this little gem it really is a tiny square in front but really lovely inside with so many beautiful side chapels well worth a visit

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Tualatin, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

While this centuries-old cathedral appears to be rather plain and ordinary on the outside, the interior will astound you.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

The Cathedral is very dark inside but there are so many leadlight windows inside as well as lots of statutes. There is a large organ which you can see from the inside. Well worth a look.

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Lambesc, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Nice cathedral, outside and inside. They have a big organ, nice to hear if you are lucky to be there at the right time.

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

worth a visit in downtown Perpignan and there is a nice restaurant just next doors. Lovely cathedrale

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

The cathedral has a very ornate interior, with plenty of gold paint and large paintings, which can only be seen partially due to the rather dim lighting (probably designed to preserve them). A peaceful place to escape from the busy-ness of life.

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Timisoara, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

We never heard of this cathedral, frankly before the visit we never heard of Perpignan. This cathedral is simply stunning! A great place to sit and breath, enjoy architecture and imagine past times.

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