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#3 Rennes, Brittany

Posted by
kiwisa (North Shore, New Zealand) on 21 August 2019 in Architecture and Portfolio.

This is one of the side altars inside the Roman Catholic Cathedrale Saint-Pierre which is still undergoing restoration so we had to navigate our way around the scaffolding. However, this did not detract from the beautiful interior with a Roman High altar, stucco, gilding and chandeliers which was designed to resemble a "Roman basilica". This Cathedral of Saint Peter has served as a backdrop to important moments in the history of both Brittany and France, such as the coronation of the dukes and duchesses of Brittany.

Canon EOS 7D Mark II 1/8 second F/4.0 ISO 1600 24 mm

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

Nice interieur!

21 Aug 2019 8:10am

By Marie from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

I am happy you visit my country Frances. Beautiful photo inside cathedral Saint-Pierre

21 Aug 2019 8:16am

@By Marie: Oh Marie, we fell in love with Normandy and Brittany and would love to return and spend longer, 10 days were not enough.

By Marie from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

I understand because they are two very beautiful regions. I am a native of Brittany but I also know Normandy well where I have often spent weekends when I lived and worked in Paris

21 Aug 2019 8:35am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

excellent interior shot

21 Aug 2019 9:18am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Very beautiful !!

21 Aug 2019 9:52am

Catherine (Toscana) from Pornic, France

Nice to visit Rennes with you ( I never visit it ).

21 Aug 2019 10:01am

Devi from Chennai, India

a lovely beautiful image here !

21 Aug 2019 10:19am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

A magnificent image of this church. 5*

21 Aug 2019 10:44am

véronique cherpantier from SAUVETERRE DE GUYENNE, France

dire que je suis passée tant de fois devant sans jamais y entrer :) belle découverte

21 Aug 2019 12:58pm

@véronique cherpantier: Definitely worthwhile popping in next time you pass by.

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

THe way you have highlighted the paintings is beautiful

21 Aug 2019 2:29pm

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France


21 Aug 2019 3:52pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Ces chaises cet autel avec le tableau et le lustre quelle image excellent
Belle soirée

21 Aug 2019 4:17pm

Existence Artistique from Angers, France


21 Aug 2019 7:00pm

Canon EOS 7D Mark II
1/8 second
ISO 1600
24 mm