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Fortress cathedral erected in XII th century

Erected in 12th century this half fortress - half cathedral is worth a visit. it offers a very... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2017
stism
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Grenoble, France
Deceptively large attractive cathedral

Lovely building with various styles of architecture. The cathedral is close to the old town which... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2016
woodslindyloo
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London, United Kingdom
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29 Jun 2018
“Closed at present”
30 Jun 2017
“Fortress cathedral erected in XII th century”
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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

We wanted to see the interior, but found the cathedral firmly locked. Apparently it is to be restored. From the outside, it looks pretty tatty, uncared for, apart from by the pigeons.

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Reviewed 1 July 2017

Erected in 12th century this half fortress - half cathedral is worth a visit. it offers a very interesting experience: very dark, humid and cold inside, only its beautiful stained glass windows offers some warmth.

Thank stism
Reviewed 2 June 2017

This is a large cathedral which has a disappointing interior. The sanctuary is in the transept, and I suspect that a beautiful high altar and reredos were destroyed in the process of "modernizing". The only thing that is worthwhile seeing is the altar with the...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2016

Lovely building with various styles of architecture. The cathedral is close to the old town which has some interesting architecture and is quite charming.

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

You can hardly miss this cathedral when passing through st Brieuc,but as a cathedral lover I would not place the interior of this cathedral anywhere near in interest as say Quimper or Treguier. The stained glass is mainly nineteenth century. It's also a good deal...More

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