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Notre Dame de Boulogne

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

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Derby England
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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128 reviews 128 reviews
29 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
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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120 reviews 120 reviews
61 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
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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Knebworth Herts
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84 reviews 84 reviews
20 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

There is an exhibition which dates the history of the Cathedral and it is very informative. The view of the Altar and the Organ are splendid

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waltham cross
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Free to visit and cheap to light a very large candle. Must restoration work being carried out with white washing being removed and very beautiful artwork underneath being uncovered.

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Has a real air of peace and tranquillity. A very good example of the architecture of that time. Not too many restrictions about what you can do or where you can go. They are fund raising to restore six murals up behind the central altar, even as they are they are impressive

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Eastbourne
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207 reviews 207 reviews
18 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Yes plenty of restoration ahead but funds seem to have been obtained and work proceeding. Might take a long time but still a lot to see. I was impressed by the marble frescos on the credenza which were pointed out to me by a local chap who seems to help out. They look like they were painted on but in... More 

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Tonbridge, Kent
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The cathedral is undergoing some renovations, so probably did not view at its best. However, there is still the atmmosphere and the dome is absolutely fantasic

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Brilliant accoustics. An absolutely stunning altar. Beautiful wooden sculpture of King David playing his harp. Certainly worth a visit. Stand under the 83m high dome which dominates the sky line of Boulogne-sur-mer. Pythag (Epsom)

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