Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Perpignan is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Perpignan a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Perpignan.
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1 Rue de l'Horloge, 66000 Perpignan, France
08:00 am - 06:00 pm
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 Concepti...
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8 Rue de la Main de Fer, 66100 Perpignan, France
10:30 am - 06:00 pm
Bernat Xanxo was a wealthy local cloth merchant in the 16th century. This is his carefully preserved Gothic home. On the ground floor, there is a garden, and a vaulted room. On the first floor is a ceremonial room. Of particular interest are the friezes depicting the seven deadly sins and scenes from hell.
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32 rue Marechal Foch, Perpignan
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
The history of this building cannot be separated from that of the city. Once, it was an important Franciscan monastery, a great Gothic hall built on the order of Majorcan Kings. It was turned into a military hospital in the 19th century, at which time its chapel was dedicated to Our Lady of the Angels. The monument, which had retained its historica...
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Rue de la Miranda 66000 Perpignan, France
11:00 am - 05:00 pm
This 13th century catholic church was commissioned by by Jacques I de Mallorca. It's famed for its two apses, each with their own altarpieces that face each other. Its other highlights are:
The 17th century white marble entrance portal
The bell tower
The large, single nave
Beautiful sculpture, furniture and paintings
The largest organ ever built b...