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Eglise Notre Dame

35 Rue de la Paroisse, Versailles, France
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Ranked #5 of 31 Attractions in Versailles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites
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Paris, France
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

It was a rainy Sunday afternoon, so we decided to pop into the church to warm up. Lo and behold, it's a church commissioned by Louis XIV! Nicely heated up, we took our time wandering within it, appreciating the classical architecture, as well as the numerous treasures in the form of paintings and sculpture. And as mentioned by another reviewer,... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
11 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Usual grand structure but you need to go inside to fully appreciate the beauty of the stained glass. Interesting model and descriptions of how the church evolved. The parc at the back is a nice shady place to rest and when we visited on a Wednesday a band was playing. Don't forget to wander the nearby Ile St Louis for... More

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162 reviews 162 reviews
93 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

The line to get in gets long but moves quicker than expected. Beautiful and historic church. The treasury is amazing. It has a small fee, and it almost seems they downplay it. Not crowded at all. Jesus' thorn of crowns! Talk about an artifact, whether you are religious or not. Problem is the Treasury seems to open and close on... More

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Berlin, Deutschland
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Notre Dame is one of the main attractions when you visit Paris..It´s very easy to get there and the area is very nice.

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New York City, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

No doubt this should be one of the stops on your vacation to Paris. The architecture is beautiful, as well as the art and statues inside. You can see the history there. It can get a bit crowded so be prepared for that. It's great on a nice day to have a little lunch on a bench in front and... More

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Sydney, Australia
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119 reviews 119 reviews
38 attraction reviews
190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Due to the long queue at the Versailles palace we decided visit the village and came across this magnificent church. Built in 1686 it is an impressive structure and contains many fine works of art, statues, painted glass windows. Well worth visiting.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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33 reviews 33 reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

A lot of ink has been spilled (keyboard clicks made) on the Notre Dame of Paris. A less popular topic is the opportunity to take pictures from the top of the cathedral - of Paris and the statues and gargoyles on the building. I have just done it. Lovely! It is practical to take consecutive pictures to be stitched into... More

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Limoges, France
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Sound and Music was on the menu when we visited. It's always such a pleasure to go there. Truly magnificient building.

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Iowa City, Iowa
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Such a gorgeous piece of architecture both in front and BACK... SO NICE TO SIT in its park in the back and view Paris...go in and light a candle for a loved one.

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Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
16 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

The crowds were just too much. We lined up for ages, people jumped the queue. People talked and giggled despite numerous announcements to respect those who were there for prayer. Lots of pushing and shoving. Difficult to get good photos due to sheer numbers However I am glad I have been The structure is amazing and the stained glass windows... More

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