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. Work out when and for how long to visit Cathedrale St-Pierre and other Montpellier attractions using our handy Montpellier trip itinerary builder.
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  • August 17, 2017
    Beautiful architecture, impressive. To our surprise inside exhibition of art with explanations on the plants. Very pretty!
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  • August 15, 2017
    It is just to notice that this marvelous building (the front porch is something singular) is entered in a big restoration last month with an opening next spring 2018. For the time being we can only st...  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    Unfortunately, it was not possible to see the Interior of this impressive cathedral. Very pity, because there was the feeling from the outside, special to be.
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  • August 5, 2017
    Large and impressive, situated at the end of multiple small streets which end in this huge areal
  • August 13, 2017
    Closed for works until Feb 2018
  • March 20, 2017
    Impressive, beautiful, sun colored Cathedral!
  • April 1, 2017
    Wonderful and impressive architecture.
  • March 26, 2016
    Extremely impressive church, the pylons out the front are enormous.

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