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Cathedrale Notre Dame de Bayeux

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Address: Impasse Bienvenue | Bayeux, 14400 Bayeux, France
Phone Number: 33 231 920185
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Mon - Fri 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Description: The cathedral of Notre-Dame in Bayeux is an impressive building, a mix of...
The cathedral of Notre-Dame in Bayeux is an impressive building, a mix of Romanesque in the 11th century crypt and glorious Gothic in the 13th-century nave. In the 11th century after the Conquest of England by Duke William of Normandy in 1066, ties with England were strong. You'll see a reference to the turbulent past above the south transept portal where sculpted scenes show the life of Thomas Becket, the Archbishop of Canterbury who was assassinated in Canterbury Cathedral on the orders of King Henry II of England. The Bayeux Tapestry was kept here from the 11th to the 18th centuries, probably displayed for the first time on the day the cathedral was consecrated in 1077 in the presence of William the Conqueror.
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Beautiful Cathedral with Interesting History

What a beautiful place....both inside and out. Don't miss it if you are in Bayeux. Make sure to take pics both during the day and at night.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

What a beautiful place....both inside and out. Don't miss it if you are in Bayeux. Make sure to take pics both during the day and at night.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful Gothic cathedral and it's well worth a visit if you're already in Bayeux, perhaps looking at the Tapestry.

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Oud-Beijerland, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

The cathedral is amazing inside and out. There is so much to see and learn, and the information provided was very thorough. This is definitely a must-see!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Must see in Bayeux. My personal photos. We really enjoyed walking around the cathedral. People also come with children.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

I was outside the cathedral taking photos when I heard the organ. I was going to go in anyway, but I hurried! An organ buff, I was thrilled to hear the Cavaillé-Coll organ being played, albeit in rehearsal for a wedding. Inside, the cathedral was as spectacular as it was from outside, and the stained glass was amazing. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Very impressive cathedral - most impressive for me was the crypt in the central part of the church. Have a walk through the church and enjoy the atmosphere

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

I didn't expect there to be such a large and wonderful cathedral in Bayeux, and I was blown away by the amazing 13th century stained glass.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Beautiful impressive cathedral. In all my travels throughout Europe, this was the first time I've seen a dog in a church.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

WE sheltered in the cathedral on a rainy day on our trip to Bayeux and decided to look around all though it was nice outside I think the English Cathedrals are a lot more decretive inside, good but not that good..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The biggest Cathedrale we visited in Bretagne, very interesting, at the centre of Bayeux. In July the lights give it a nice different view.

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Additional Information about Cathedrale Notre Dame de Bayeux

Address: Impasse Bienvenue | Bayeux, 14400 Bayeux, France
Phone Number: 33 231 920185
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Bayeux
Open Hours:
Monday 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm  9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm  9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm  9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm  9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Friday 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm  9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

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