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Beautifu church in the heart of Caen

Right opposite the Castle really worth a look inside. Great architecture and ambiance Actually... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Eglise Saint-Pierre Caen

to be honest all the churches in Caen are worth a visit when you are passing or walking around the... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2019
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Place Saint-Pierre | Place Saint-Pierre, 14000, Caen, Calvados, Basse-Normandie, Normandie, 14000 Caen, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right opposite the Castle really worth a look inside. Great architecture and ambiance Actually bigger than it looks

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 5, 2019

to be honest all the churches in Caen are worth a visit when you are passing or walking around the Centre and this is no exception. Lovely stain glass windows. Regards Gary Saunders

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed August 2, 2019

Just outside the castle, a bit lower lies this impressive church. The outside of this church, especially the back side is stunning, and hence it was a favourite view for early painters. Inside the choir is impressively decorated in renaissance style, and some of the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed May 1, 2019

an interesting symmetry between the political power represented by the castle and the religious power represented by the many churches, especially this one, and other religious building

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed September 5, 2018

Even with the renovation taking place, you can still enjoy the architectural style of this church. It is right in front of the Tourist Office and the old city and the pedestrian street where you can take the Petit Train Blanc. Nice ride to know...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 13, 2018

Old church which is a bit dwarfed by the nearby cathedral but worth a visit.. The modern stained glass sits well in the antique setting. Very dirty and poorly maintained sadly.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Lovely church right in the middle of Caen. Undergoing lots of work but still accessible and worth a visit. Beautiful stained glass. Interesting to read the information they have provided around the church.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2017

It's more a cathedral than a "church ", spacious vaulted ceilings,, and special alcoves over all to see. You get a real sense of history, here. And the pipes from the organ, amazing to see.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Christopher P
Reviewed September 6, 2017

We found the church to be beautiful with statues, stained glass, the altar area, etc. We got a separate treat in that the organist was practicing so the place was filled with her music. Worth popping in!

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful church not too far from the centre. You do. Red to give it a little while to absorb all the detail but it's well worth the effort.

Date of experience: July 2017
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