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Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens

Place Notre-Dame, 80000, Amiens, France
+33 3 22 71 60 50
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Better than the Notre Dame de Paris

Cathédrale Notre Dame d'Amiens. There's a similarity to Notre Dame de Paris but I find its detailed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mayvs T
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Gauchy, France
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Come visit the world's largest Gothic Cathedral

Are you a history buff? This Cathedral took over a century & a half to complete and is loaded with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
536laurenti
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New York State, United States
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Amiens Cathedral is one of the finest examples of late Gothic art in Europe. It is also the Cathedral of records since it is the largest in France and the spire rises to a height of 112.70 meters. The towers provide splendid views of the city and of the last medieval steeple still be seen on a Cathedral. Re-opening of the Cathedral Treasury. Cathedral designated world heritage site by UNESCO. Open: > April, May, June, September: Guided tour at 3 p.m. and 4.30 p.m. except Saturday and Sunday, Unaccompanied tour from 2.30 to 5.15 p.m. > July, August: Guided tour at 11 a.m., Unaccompanied tour from 2.30 p.m. to 5.15 p.m. > October to March: Guided tour at 3.45 p.m. Closed: > Tuesdays. > 1st January, 1st May and 25th December. > Last Sunday in September. Admission fees: Adults : 7,50 €; Concessions (18 to 25) = 4,50 €; Free admission: minors under 18*; Free admission: 18-25 years old* (citizens of one of the 27 countries of the EU or are non-European permanent residents of France) * excluding school groups
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Place Notre-Dame, 80000, Amiens, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cathédrale Notre Dame d'Amiens. There's a similarity to Notre Dame de Paris but I find its detailed facade designs way better by a mile. C'est magnifique! There is a tourist center beside the cathedral for tourists who need assistance. This gothic cathedral is a must...More

Thank Mayvs T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Are you a history buff? This Cathedral took over a century & a half to complete and is loaded with carvings in wood & stone and stories "in graphics" of different parts of the Bible as well as world or national events throughout History from...More

Thank 536laurenti
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this cathedral on a very hot day, it was peaceful inside and quite cool which was also a nice relief! there were a number photos of its construction and ones of it through both wars with explanations in English

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just stunning. The most beautiful building I've seen. They have a light show on the building during summer.

Thank Wayne C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The sheer size (it could fit 2 of the Parisian cathedrals inside) is amazing, the level of details and architectonic balance superlative. Visiting inside a must, paying particular attention to find the mourning angel behind the altar. Please try to go to the lights and...More

Thank Nolinice
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have the opportunity to get outside of Paris, make the trip to Amiens to see this Magnificent Cathedral ! This is the largest cathedral in France, and we were told that can fit TWO Norte Dames of Paris in this one! Their are...More

Thank Cheryl R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the cathedral today and we were both amazed by its size and spectacular architecture. The carvings are brilliant, don't forget your binoculars for the windows! The picture is of the compass on the tiled floor

Thank colin a
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A short walk from my hotel near the train station to this highly impressive cathedral. I enjoyed the exterior and interior of this structure,treating myself to a self-guided exploration at a time when there was relatively few people on the site. A camera is a...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Although not as well-preserved as the one in Paris, this cathedral is worth the visit to Amiens. Supposedly, this cathedral represents the largest Gothic cathedral that can be possibly built with traditional methods and materials. In fact, the builders may have overstretched that limit, as...More

Thank NATHAN T
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Quite large actually, and amazing architecture. The place is awe inspiring. The intricate carvings on the outside, and the beauty of the interior make this a place to admire.

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Brenn01
26 March 2017|
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Response from aruenka | Reviewed this property |
8.30 till 18.30 (summer hours) all the days - the info from official site (unfortunately only in French)
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McKenna K
6 March 2017|
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Response from Golfing-Steve | Reviewed this property |
There is a tour that takes you up there and you need to check with the ticket office and shop to the immediate left of the Cathedral. Google Amiens cathedral Tours for more. Don't miss it.
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saplada
21 September 2016|
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Response from Lynchkins | Reviewed this property |
We were staying in Amines and got the train to Paris for a day it's very easy to do. So yes would be easy for you from Paris to Amines
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