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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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been here many times. very nice inside. Well worth a visit. You can take photos but the lady inside did not seem happy about flash photos

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

been here many times. very nice inside. Well worth a visit. You can take photos but the lady inside did not seem happy about flash photos

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Rather a sombre building but for €1 you can operate the floodlights to get a better view of the baroque altar.

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing experience. I have visited many old churches but this beats them all. The structure, the paintings and the ambience was extraordinary. When we visited there were no ceremonies taking place and I would have liked to experience that.

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Houten
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the pleasure on walking into a wedding, good to see such a nice church still in use by the locals!

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Annandale
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pictures cannot show the beauty of this cathedral. Large and stunning. Well worth the visit. The chapels are stunning, the coffin of St Jean is impressive. Should not be missed.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you happen to be able to visit this magnificent cathedral when not encompassed with tourist, it is most definitely worth the time. Simple beautiful.

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Languedoc-Roussillon, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cathedral is very beautiful with colourful stained glass. Building started in the 14th century. The ceiling towers above you. It is quiet and peaceful inside. It has many side chapels dedicated to different saints and at least 2 have golden altarpieces. Underneath the organ there is a passage leading to a Romanesque chapel where with a recumbent effigy of... More 

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Perpignan, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A pretty, and small cathedral. Worth wondering around the cathedral areas of the old town of perpignan, small boutiques are the new residents of this Quartier. Nice old streets and alleyways. Head back towards the Castillet tower if you get lost

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Ko Chang, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found it to be very beautiful and peaceful. It was not crowded with tourists. Easy to walk to from the pedestrianised area.

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016

The exterior of the cathedral is not very prepossessing, but it's huge inside, with interesting side altars (including a picture of Our Lady of Guinea, a gift from the twinned diocese of Kankan - yes, really!) The chairs were gathered in the front of the cathedral, but a strict female custodian was not averse at shouting at our seven-year-old not... More 

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