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Cathedrale St-Pierre

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Address: 6 B rue de l Abbe Marcel Montels | Place St-Pierre, 34000, Montpellier, France
Phone Number: 04 67 66 04 12
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The architecture of this building is amazing.

The part of the city that surrounds this massive Cathedral is very old with cobbled, narrow streets and beautiful, characteristic French houses. The Cathedral itself is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Gerardina H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The part of the city that surrounds this massive Cathedral is very old with cobbled, narrow streets and beautiful, characteristic French houses. The Cathedral itself is fascinating from the outside as its stonework and sheer size is well worth a visit. Unfortunately the Cathedral was closed so we could not see the inside.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth a visit, it's an amazing building a short walk from the centre of town. The architecture is stunning!

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Windsor, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cathedral is impressive on one side of its exterior. That is where the two towers appear. However, it is a usual one otherwise. The interior is not that impressive.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We read about the little courtyard behind the cathedral but that was closed. The inside of the cathedral is nothing special and not really worth the walk to it. The outside is interesting thanks to the massive pillars but also not of jaw breaking beauty.

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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Cathedrale Saint - Pierre I Montpelier is a Gothic style Roman Catholic Church. Founded in XIII century now is the seat of the Archbishop of the region.

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Heidelberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

it has a beautiful architecture. but the history of the cathedral together with the medical faculty and the botanical garden makes is even more impressive. totally recommended.

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Aalborg, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

We only saw the cathedrale st-Pierre by night, it looks very impressive Nice neighbourhood for an evening or day stroll

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

So I'm not gonna say that this is a "bad" cathedral, but it is easy to get the feeling that this might just be your average of a cathedral as the competition is so hard from other cathedrals in the rest of France. It is well worth a visit if you're in Montpellier, but there's no bells and whistles compared... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

For me it was one of the most interesting and beautiful places of Montpellier it's amazing. I really liked it, the architecture it's amazing

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

We stumbled across this beautiful cathedral by accident whilst meandering around Montpellier. The external views of pillars and turrets are striking and inside its peaceful with wonderful sculptured stone. Outside there is a nice bar where you can sit in the sun drinking a cool beer and taking in this wonderful view. Put it on your "Must do " list... More 

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