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Nice majestic church

Even with the renovation taking place, you can still enjoy the architectural style of this church... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Montreal, Canada
Interesting stained glass. Church needs better maintenance.

Old church which is a bit dwarfed by the nearby cathedral but worth a visit.. The modern stained... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Place Saint-Pierre | Place Saint-Pierre, 14000, Caen, Calvados, Basse-Normandie, Normandie, 14000 Caen, France
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

Even with the renovation taking place, you can still enjoy the architectural style of this church. It is right in front of the Tourist Office and the old city and the pedestrian street where you can take the Petit Train Blanc. Nice ride to know...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 14 July 2018

Old church which is a bit dwarfed by the nearby cathedral but worth a visit.. The modern stained glass sits well in the antique setting. Very dirty and poorly maintained sadly.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely church right in the middle of Caen. Undergoing lots of work but still accessible and worth a visit. Beautiful stained glass. Interesting to read the information they have provided around the church.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

It's more a cathedral than a "church ", spacious vaulted ceilings,, and special alcoves over all to see. You get a real sense of history, here. And the pipes from the organ, amazing to see.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Christopher P
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We found the church to be beautiful with statues, stained glass, the altar area, etc. We got a separate treat in that the organist was practicing so the place was filled with her music. Worth popping in!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank SheilaH19
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful church not too far from the centre. You do. Red to give it a little while to absorb all the detail but it's well worth the effort.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

St Pierre is a good example of a church that has survived several priods of destruction or neglect to give a view of life and religion in Normandy. The story of the bells which are present on the ground floor is worth a look itself.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

Restoration still continues on this delightful church - much damaged in 1944 but also the normal ravages of time on the stone of such an old church

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank TimH3854
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The church was apparently damaged by the collapse of the spire into it during WW II. It has been beautifully restored. The ceiling carvings are unusual and must not be missed.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

Outside this is a really beautiful church with a fantastic tower and dozens of gargoyles. Unfortunately the tower is scaffolded currently so you cannot appreciate how beautiful it is. (I was here last year as well) Inside - well its gloomy and dark - not...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Stebham
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