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Turn right along rue de l’Hôtel-de-Ville, then right again along place de la Taconnerie to the Cathédrale de Saint-Pierre, a breathtaking mix of Romanesque and Gothic features, built between 1150 and 1232. During the Reformation, locals voted to make it Protestant, stripping all the decoration from the once-ornate interior. A climb up the tower offers sweeping views of the entire city.

amanmehta 1 year ago

Turn right along rue de l’Hôtel-de-Ville, then right again along place de la Taconnerie to the Cathédrale de Saint-Pierre, a breathtaking mix of Romanesque and Gothic features, built between 1150 and 1232. During the Reformation, locals voted to make it Protestant, stripping all the decoration from the once-ornate interior. A climb up the tower offers sweeping views of the entire city.

amanmehta 4 years ago

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