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Basilique Saint-Remi

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Address: 53 rue Simon, 51000 Reims, France
Phone Number: 03-26-85-23-36
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Another beautiful must-to-see church in Reims

This basilique is on a walking distance from the centre and as a such it is easy to visit and see. Beautiful architecture with history! Reserve more than 30minutes to see this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This basilique is on a walking distance from the centre and as a such it is easy to visit and see. Beautiful architecture with history! Reserve more than 30minutes to see this attraction. When planning a visit into this basilque, keep in mind that Taittinger caves are at the neighbour. One can easily combine these two attractions into same walk... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Wonderful to visit this vast abbey church which is so revered by the people of Reims. This is where the bishop Remi (who lived to the age of 96!) baptised Clovis, founder of Catholocism, in 496. It was shocking to see the damage to the nave and chancel roof during the second World War, but wonderful to see the restorations.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This is not too far from the Reims cathedral. It's a lot less busy then the cathedral, even on a Sunday, I had the building pretty much to myself. The architecture and history is stunning, it's well worth the short walk if you've come to see Reims cathedral.

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Bandol, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Well worth a visit and very impressive. Pick a sunny day if possible so you can appreciate more the stain glass windows.

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Concord, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This is worth a visit, it's right near the champagne caves, so it's easy to access, it is a bit smaller than Notre Dame but almost as beautiful inside. It is free to enter.

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Colleyville, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

If you are in Reims, take a few minutes to walk to this beautiful cathedral...it is stunning, jawdropping gorgeous

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Alajuela, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Beautiful church in the center of Reims. The stained glass windows are worth the trip alone. Great acoustics. Wonderful example of extraordinary Gothic architecture. Terrific statuary. It is a must visit location.

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Hamilton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

It exceeded our expectations. Realistically this is not the highest "must see" in Reims, but it nevertheless is impressive. One has to realize that it is much older than the cathedral. There were very few people in the Basilica which made it easy to take pictures at leisure.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

More delicate than the cathedral, the architecture is as impressive overall. The chapels are particularly moving. Well worth the short trip from the very center of town. Quite serene.

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Tokyo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

A little far south from the center of Reims, very historical and quiet place.

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