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Cathedrale St. Pierre, Montpellier

#2 of 15 in Historic Sites in Montpellier
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Cathedrale St. Pierre is an incomplete Roman Catholic cathedral, widely considered one of the most daring achievements of Gothic architecture. Inside, you study ornate stone carvings, elaborate stained glass windows, and the oldest fully functioning mechanical clock in Europe. A sophisticated astronomical clock with moving figures was added in the 19th century. Put Cathedrale St. Pierre on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Montpellier trip planner.
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  • The Cathedral is quite beautiful so definitely worth a visit. You'll probably end up passing it when walking around.  more »
  • It is a very beautiful cathedral, the architecture is magnificent, it was a beautiful discovery, we like to visit the cathedrals in the cities we visit to expand our general culture  more »
  • Usual church with unusual structure is at quite a good location with parks all around.. accessible via both tram and bus
  • Interesting little cathedral to visit. At times it was quiet enough to hear the birds outside chirping which was really pleasant and provided a tranquil atmosphere.

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