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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 Cathedral was built in 1490 and was finished in 1845. Its exterior not can be seen in complete since it is encased between buildings. Its façade is simple to emphasizing her two towers of granite of 48 m height. Unfortunately only we could access inside only a few minutes since they were closing, so I could only see that was very different to the outside since it was highly decorated with paintings and its columns were reddish.
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  • In the old part of the city, outdoor construction of a rather sober, common style of French cathedrals, but inside a special splendor, virtually untouched, in all parts and aspects, sometimes literally "beautiful". No square centimeter is undecorated, let alone unkempt, a delight to the eye. Those who love a artfully church interior: highly recommended.
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  • Interior painted the most beautiful effect that changes from other churches and cathedrals. There is a nice atmosphere.
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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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