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Address: Rue des Logettes, Honfleur, France
Phone Number: 02-31-89-11-83
Description: This famous 15th-century cathedral is the largest surviving wooden church...
This famous 15th-century cathedral is the largest surviving wooden church in France.
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This church is like a nautical museum inside with all the paintings of ships and model ships hanging from the ceiling. The view from outside the church is stunning.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Bray, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This church is like a nautical museum inside with all the paintings of ships and model ships hanging from the ceiling. The view from outside the church is stunning.

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Horsham sussex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This is the most beautiful church right in the heart of Honfleur. Definitely worth a visit whilst you are in Honfleur.

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The Villages, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

I really enjoyed this church. After so many stone cathedrals, it was very refreshing. It was begun in 1466 and add to after that. The outside has unusual wooden shingles. One of the neatest things are the carvings of medieval instruments below the organ.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

The Saturday we visited Honfleur was a perfect day to see this village in all its glory. There was the Farmer's Market and, at the same time, there was a flurry of activity at this renowned church. Apparently, the church was selected by a wealthy prince and his soon to be bride as the place for their wedding. On this... More 

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Beautiful wooden church above Honfleur harbour. We were lucky enough to be there on the day of a high society wedding and the church had been decorated with flowers in a stunning way. Well worth walking up the hill for a visit.

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Coatbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is a lovely old church. Particularly nice when the pipe organ is playing. The war memorial is evocative.

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Woodstock, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The all timber construction is a wonder. The fact that this church survived two world wars is a miracle in itself. This is a must see site in Honfleur. The stained glass windows are a sight to see as they are original, they were removed during the war for safety.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This is a walking town, and this church is centrally located. Very peaceful, and quite different from all those visits to stone churches I've made. The inside was built to look like the staves and shell of a boat, if you look up at the ceiling.

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Chengdu, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Was being decorated for a mega-wedding and was gorgeous. Wooden ceiling of the dual chapels was unique, displaying shipbuilder's craftsmanship.

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Denia, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

From the out side does not appear to be any different from most churches but go inside and wow . Well worth a visit if you are in the area

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Address: Address: Rue des Logettes, Honfleur, France
Phone Number: 02-31-89-11-83
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Honfleur

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