Cathédrale Saint-Pierre de Vannes, Vannes

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Also considered a basilica, Cathédrale Saint-Pierre de Vannes is the seat of the Bishops of Vannes. The present neo-Gothic building was erected on the site of the former Romanesque cathedral. Its construction extends from the 15th to the 19th centuries, but the Romanesque bell tower dates back to the 13th century. The cathedral has retained tombs dating back to the 17th century, and the tombs of two bishops are in the crypt under the choir. The most remarkable item is a 12th century box made of wood and covered with painted parchment decorated with scenes of daily life. Arrange to visit Cathédrale Saint-Pierre de Vannes and other attractions in Vannes using our Vannes trip website .
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  • Also fills too the little old town of this small town. Simple and austere both externally and internally. I don't recall items worth mentioning, but so that you visit the Center, let us a side trip.
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  • very beautiful, in the center of the old city, it also has a magnificent organs. A place of meditation that leaves no one indifferent.
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  • Very beautiful cathedral. Do not hesitate to do the Tower of the Cathedral both inside out to discover it well. The side chapels are very interesting. A very well done behind the heart histogram is a Court of history to him alone. The place is very relaxing for a break in the middle of the tour of the city.
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  • I really love to visit the place because i wanted to visit the tomb of st. Vincent ferrer.
  • Great architecture
  • nice cathedral
  • The most beautiful place in the Vannes
  • Majestic!

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