Cathedrale St-Pierre, Montpellier

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Cathedrale St-Pierre is an incomplete Roman Catholic cathedral, widely considered one of the most daring achievements of Gothic architecture. Inside, you study ornate stone carvings, elaborate stained glass windows, and the oldest fully functioning mechanical clock in Europe. A sophisticated astronomical clock with moving figures was added in the 19th century. Put Cathedrale St-Pierre on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Montpellier trip planner .
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  • St Peter's Cathedral is a magnificent building. take pictures with the recoil from the small square up St Pierre. The Cathedral is closed for work (09-2017)
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  • Just around lunch time to visit because in could not enter. It is very large churches has been circling around the Church. Vine wall was as's two large spires. From Montpellier TGV train station is a 10-minute walk.
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  • Huge Cathedral in heart of the old town. Unfortunately, all the doors were locked, so we could not visit the inside.
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Located on the picturesque southern coast of the country, Montpellier offers accommodations for every taste, from upscale hotels and self-catering apartments, to intimate inns and good-value hostels. Stay in the thick of things by booking your rooms at a stylish hotel right in the middle of the old town, noted for its sidewalk cafes, shops, and open-air markets. To enjoy Montpellier's charms without breaking the bank, consider staying at a boutique hotel just a short tram ride from the city center.
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