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Cathédrale Saint-Pierre de Rennes, Rennes

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As a Roman Catholic cathedral, Cathédrale Saint-Pierre de Rennes (Rennes Cathedral) is the seat of the Archbishops of Rennes. Built in the 12th century, the Gothic tower and the entire west front collapsed in 1490. Go inside to view the existing façade with its neoclassical granite towers that were constructed in four stages over the next two centuries. During the 19th century, it was extensively refurbished with gilt, stucco, and paintings. Plan to visit Cathédrale Saint-Pierre de Rennes and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Rennes attractions using our Rennes tour planner.
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  • the architecture is like nothing has another Cathedral. the inside is just magnificent, really see.
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  • Surrounded of buildings, which is rare for a cathedral, the beauty is on the inside. For many enjoy it, do not hesitate to read the comments before the inner door. Disconcerting because its architecture and decoration are not conventional. A detour to make absolutely.
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  • Classic style, the construction of this Cathedral was completed in 1845 and this building was listed as Historical Monuments in 1906. The Cathedral was restored between 2009 and 2014. Inside, you can admire the ceiling of the nave, stained glass windows, statues, the eight frescoes in the ambulatory representing the procession of the Saints of Brittany, tables, chapels, the dome, the chorus with its painted dome and modern furniture, Chair, the tombs of Bishop Godefroy Brossay St. Mark 1 Archbishop of Rennes with Jean Natalis François Gonindard Archbishop of Rennes etc. A nice visit. Open from 9:30 to 12: 00 and from 15 to 18 hours. If you come by car, nearby, guests parking fee (€1 half an hour).
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  • Incroyable et surprenante cathedrale!
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  • Superb cathedral. Outside can not imagine the treasures seen inside. Do not miss
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  • Magnificent cathedral, the inside back ornaments of the Basilica St. Peter to Rome richly decorated.
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  • Magnificent. Interesting history. Organ stayed.
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