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Cathedrale St-Jean

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Address: Place Gambetta, Rue de l'Horloge, Perpignan, France
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Lovely Catholic Sunday mass

We went to the 11am mass on Sunday morning and found it easy to follow and very welcoming. Two children were baptised during the service and at the end there was a blessing for... read more

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Rachel O
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to the 11am mass on Sunday morning and found it easy to follow and very welcoming. Two children were baptised during the service and at the end there was a blessing for engaged couples. It is a beautiful building and the Priest was very welcoming and it was a friendly family experience. Hearing the Lords prayer in French... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely church in the heart of the old city. We visited on Easter Friday after the annual parade 'La Sanche' and it was quite packed with visitors. Lovely ceiling work. 1688.

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London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016

From the minute you enter this beautiful Cathedral you are struck by the wealth of history and beauty that surrounds you. The individual chapels which line the walls, rich with gilt, and the glorious stained glass windows which flood the altar and other areas with light, lift the heart and soul. It is a real haven from the hustle and... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 4 November 2016

The word 'stunning' sums this place up. With its Catalan Gothic style and built in the 1300's, it is well worth a look.

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Amsterdam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I visited the cathedral with the group, have booked the excursion at the tourism office. The building itself is impressive and the local guide was good. The organ concert in outside the cathedral was a marvel!

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Thank Mirdza
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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

been here many times. very nice inside. Well worth a visit. You can take photos but the lady inside did not seem happy about flash photos

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Thank Paul G
Braintree, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

Rather a sombre building but for €1 you can operate the floodlights to get a better view of the baroque altar.

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Thank Martin F
Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

An amazing experience. I have visited many old churches but this beats them all. The structure, the paintings and the ambience was extraordinary. When we visited there were no ceremonies taking place and I would have liked to experience that.

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Houten
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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Had the pleasure on walking into a wedding, good to see such a nice church still in use by the locals!

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Annandale
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Pictures cannot show the beauty of this cathedral. Large and stunning. Well worth the visit. The chapels are stunning, the coffin of St Jean is impressive. Should not be missed.

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