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Notre Dame Church (Eglise Notre Dame la Grande)

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Address: 1 Rue Mably, 33000 Bordeaux, France
Phone Number: 05 56 10 21 83
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Description: Not to be confused with its more famous namesake in Paris, this 11th...
Not to be confused with its more famous namesake in Paris, this 11th century church is beautiful in its own right, with its elaborately carved facades and detailing.
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Lots of antique stores nearby

We could not get into the church due to renovations but it is a beautiful building . What was surprising was thewondeful antique stores nearby. Just across the street and to the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

Impressive church, but not really. It's just another church, in the same style as the others. However, it was the only one opened on 1st of May, when pretty much everything else was closed

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We could not get into the church due to renovations but it is a beautiful building . What was surprising was thewondeful antique stores nearby. Just across the street and to the right of the main entrance is a large antique store on 2 floors. I wish I could have bought things and placed them in my luggage.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This is a beautiful cathedral, with stunning stained glass windows. It is a nice place to spend some time away from the busy streets

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Yes it may be hidden and we came across it by accident - thank goodness. The facade of the church, is in baroque style Jesuit represents the Virgin giving the rosary to St. Dominic; This rosary gave its name to the square adjacent to the building. Take the time to locate and view.

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billund
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Get lost and you'll find it. Full of magic, it drags you in and you just fall in love with it. The light inside is simply wonderful. A must visit in Bordeaux.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

Love the walk way, the architectural and the grandness of the church! It makes the story comes alive (hunchback of Notre Dame). I went during winter, so the queue is not so long, do take some time to take photos around the church, its simply beautiful!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Previous reviewers are mistakingly thinking that Notre Dame is the Cathedral Church of Bordeaux, and of using, wrongly, photographs of Cathedral Saint André in their reviews. This baroque church is hidden away behind the Grand Hotel of Bordeaux in Place du Chapelet. The nave is huge and the overall impression is one space and light, not evident from the exterior... More 

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Paris
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I think it looks more impressive outside as it sits all by itself on a huge open 'place' in the city center. It seems to tower up to the sky as you walk up closer to it and then when you enter it is still very impressive but you feel more contained. Perhaps the word is protected? As what a... More 

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Mayo Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Set on a hill overlooking the vineyards, the interior is so beautiful. There is a wonderful atmosphere in the church and it was lovely for a wedding

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Ennis, Clare, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

It's amazing the way this just pops up when you go around the corner. A small cathedral by cathedral standards but just as beautiful. Mass is celebrated here and even though I have no French it was beautiful and just as spiritual.

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