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Beautiful landmark

The Cathedral Basilica of Saint John the Baptist of Perpignan is a Roman Catholic cathedral, and a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
annababcia
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London, United Kingdom
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Beautiful

Lovely architecture and design. Didn't go in but you could. Peaceful and pretty area. Worth a... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
522depeche
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Cathedral Basilica of Saint John the Baptist of Perpignan is a Roman Catholic cathedral, and a national monument of France, located in Languedoc-Roussillon. The cathedral was begun in 1324 by King Sancho of Majorca, and later finished in the 15th century.Great landmark to visit.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lovely architecture and design. Didn't go in but you could. Peaceful and pretty area. Worth a look.rain or shine

Thank 522depeche
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

My wife found the place rather overpowering. The history of the church is filled with power and status and this was very evident here. Some fantastic art work and architecture to admire and for that it should be highly recommended for a visit. However modern...More

Thank Michael V
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

Well worth taking 15 minutes out to look around this beautiful building with stunning architecture and lavish religious iconicry. I am a complete non beliver but was wowed by the building. It would have been better if some of the explanatory signs where in English.

Thank Anne H
Reviewed August 30, 2018

Well worth a visit on any day (sunny or rainy). There is a nice little square in front often lined with Catalan flags. Once inside the stained glass windows, and alter are among the best examples in any French regional cathedral. There is a chapel...More

Thank Russell S
Reviewed August 22, 2018

When we first arrived in the region, I almost 'stumbled' across this very impressive cathedral. Maybe because I was making this my 'home' region I really felt overwhelmed by the peace and tranquility of this sacred space. I try and visit as often as I...More

Thank Ruth A
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

My sister and I visited the cathedral during a day trip to Perpignan during a week's holiday in the region. We were both quite disappointed with our visit to this cathedral. On arrival, outside the cathedral there were limited signs giving details of the opening...More

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Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

Impressive cathedral. Sadly, a lot of nice cathedrals start to blend together when you tour around Europe but the detail and stained glass windows on this one stood out for some reason. It’s a definite must for this city but not reason enough to go...More

1  Thank 150scotts
Reviewed April 13, 2018

Imposing building, absolutely huge inside. Lovely square in front of cathedral with coffee tables under trees, and gorgeous old houses on either side the square.

Thank alisonwillott
Reviewed March 18, 2018

Great building. Lovely inside.you can pay for a candle to light and sit and contemplate. Amazing the ancient church, good to read the history outside too.

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Response from Jane C | Reviewed this property |
Hi - sorry I can't help you with car parks as we travel every where by train! But looking at my tourist map of Perpignan there is a car part listed on Boulevard Wilson. Its not too far away. The cathedral is a fairly... More
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