Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Rennes is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Rennes 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 Rennes.
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2 Rue Saint-Sauveur, 35000 Rennes, France
09:30 am - 06:00 pm
This lovely neo-classical 19th century Roman Catholic Cathedral is the seat of the Archbishop of Rennes. It’s not the first building on the site – the first cathedral here was built in the 6th century. From the outside, it looks sombre and granite. It’s when you step in though, that the sheer sumptuous decorations blow you mind &n...
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20 Quai Emile Zola, 35000 Rennes, France
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Outside of Paris, this is one of France’s most important fine arts museums. It has a brilliant collection of prints, paintings and drawings. The paintings are mostly between the 14th and 20th centuries, with a truly rich 17th century collection. Most of the paintings are from the French and Italian Schools. There is also a small antiquity collection – Egyptian, Greek and Roman.
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11 Rue Saint-Yves, 35000 Rennes, France
11:00 am - 07:00 pm
The chapel, one of largest in the area, became famous as a hospital chapel in the 14th century and onwards. It nearly didn’t survive though, when destroyed in the 1940s to make way for the dock. For a while it was even used as a warehouse. Today it houses two important things – the tourist office of Rennes Metropole, and a permanent exh...
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Rue Kleber, 35000 Rennes, France
12:01 am - 12:00 am
The Saint George Place used to be an abbey; in 1792 it was shut down by the Revolution, and the government seized it. Today, it houses Rennes’ fire department and the some civil administrative offices. It’s architecture – long gallery of nineteen two-storey windows and paired nineteen granite arches – is very striking. But t...
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15 rue Saint-Georges, 35000 Rennes, France
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Rennes’ parish church was built between the 15th and 17th centuries, though a church has stood here since the 12th century. Construction began in Gothic style and then slowly developed Renaissance influences. Though not striking to look at, the church has an unusual plan. The Renaissance south port is very beautiful. The stained glass of this...