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Address: 2, Parvis Notre-Dame, 62200 Boulogne-sur-Mer, France
Phone Number: 03 21 80 44 04
Today
9:00 am - 11:30 am
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sun - Fri 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Wed - Fri 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Description: This 19th-century cathedral sits above the longest crypt in France.

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Great architecture

The Basilica is well worth a visit, excellent acoustics and high vaulted ceilings. Evening service was touching.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Reading, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

The Basilica is well worth a visit, excellent acoustics and high vaulted ceilings. Evening service was touching.

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Waterloo, Belgium
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

As many churches will, the basilica takes your breath away from the moment you walk inside! There is a handy free guide to the church's important areas. The crypt is closed at the moment for reno, unfortunately. There is no charge to visit, but you can purchase a candle, or make a donation to the upkeep. A beautiful stop while... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This large Basilica (not a cathedral) is well worth the visit when in the Old Town of Boulogne. The interior is still receiving restoration work, but the Dome itself is quite impressive. You do get a sense of the sheer size of this church when you walk around the old walls of the town. Again well worth the visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Plenty to see inside and out. Look up for amazing views and detail. Closed during lunch time and only one of the side enterances was actually open.

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stevenage
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

A working local place of worship rather than a 'museum piece'.The organist was practicing as we went in which gave a very ethereal atmosphere! You get a real feeling of the history of the city from visiting the church. Worth the walk!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The dome is prominent from many miles around and the cathedral (church?) is very simple to find. It's very much the jewel in the heart of Boulogne's walled city but its poorly patched tiled floors and sometimes peeling paint do lend a feeling of faded grandeur. Parking is plentiful nearby on the other side of the city wall and there... More 

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Derby England
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

The great dome of this building towers above the towns skyline and draws you to it. Situated in the old town it is a wonderful place to visit. There were renovations taking place but the magnificence of the building fills you with awe. Very peaceful place to visit with a small shop selling candles to light and remember loved ones.... More 

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Sussex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Despite numerous visits to Boulogne, this was our first time inside Notre Dame. It was fascinating to see that amazing dome from the inside, and the frescoes around the interior. When we visited, the church was hosting an exhibition of Russian artefacts, including Russian dolls, Faberge eggs, costumed dolls and even live Russian folk music and stories. This all added... More 

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Lincolnshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

This Cathedral has the most imposing dome that can be seen for miles as it stands high in the old town. The painting on each side of the dome are currently being restored and when finished will look wonderful. Well worth a visit to this lovely church

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Chelmsford UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Visited this as part of a trip to Boulogne-sur-mer, a must see. Very beautiful and wonderful restaurants and shops close by.

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