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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 1 week ago
Judy R
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 1 week ago

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 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank manxman25
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137 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Portland, Oregon
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170 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 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.

Thank John16752024
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

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.

Thank Jan S
Lambesc, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

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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