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Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens
Ranked #1 of 41 things to do in Amiens
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Owner description: 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
Upper Coomera, Australia
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“Beautiful and uplifting”
Reviewed 11 April 2014

Absolutely gorgeous cathedral, apparently the largest in France and free to enter. The stained glass is beautiful and just everything about the cathedral is awe inspiring. Set in the lovely town of Amien which we adored, it is a wonderful day out from paris.

Visited April 2014
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Pencoed, United Kingdom
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“Lovely Cathedral well worth a visit”
Reviewed 10 April 2014

This is a beautiful cathedral, lovely carvings and stained glass windows and fascinating architecture. Well worth a visit if in Amiens.

Visited March 2014
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Wales
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“Beautiful Medieval Cathedral - stunning stained glass!”
Reviewed 9 April 2014

Huge cathedral in the centre of the wonderful town of Amiens. Wonderful atmosphere and feascinating history.
Well owrth a visit!

Visited April 2014
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Yorkshire
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“amazing”
Reviewed 3 April 2014

On our first visit "john the baptist's" head was on display.. our next two visits he was absent.

The architecture and windows are breathtaking!

After your visit if you exit from front of building turn left and keep walking across the square, you will be in front of a little bar/cafe that serves the very best coffee and hot chocolate.

Visited August 2013
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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“Wonderful feeling of light”
Reviewed 1 April 2014

The interior is most impressive, the eyes being drawn upward by the many pillars, but with much to see, from the mailed maze, to the stained glass and the interesting carvings. Entrance was free, but we chose to hire audio guides from the tourist office, which was worthwhile, as we would have missed a good deal had we not had those.

Visited March 2014
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