Cathedrale St-jean And Campo Santo Funeral Cloister, Perpignan

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Cathedrale St-jean And Campo Santo Funeral Cloister, Perpignan - Address, Phone Number

Address: 1 Rue de l'Horloge, 66000 Perpignan, France

Phone: +33-468513372

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Time Required: 01:00 Hrs

Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

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This large Roman Catholic Cathedral started being built in the 13th century but only finished in the 16th (there was a lot of war). It’s architecture is Catalan Gothic. The highlights of the cathedral are:

  • The various stylised furniture
  • The main altarpiece
  • The Pentecost hole
  • The left side chapels of St. Gaudérique, Immaculate Conception, and Purgatory
  • The Notre Dame dels Correchs chapel, containing the tomb of Sanch, the only Mallorcan king to live in Perpignan
  • The Renaissance choir
  • The right side chapels of Blessed Sacrament, Christ Chapel of the Pious, and a number of others
  • The great organ (which is a historical monument) and the choir organ
  • The 46 bell carillon
  • Relics of St. John the Baptist

Close to the cathedral is the 14th century Campo Santo Funeral Cloister, the oldest building of its kind remaining in France. It has a number of tombs of nobles in niches in the wall – these carry decorative reliefs and sculptures.

Cathedrale St-jean And Campo Santo Funeral Cloister Information

  • Disabled accessible.

How To reach Cathedrale St-jean And Campo Santo Funeral Cloister by Public Transport

  • Buses 2, 3, 6, 7, 9 20 stop Wilson

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