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Notre Dame de Boulogne

2, Parvis Notre-Dame, 62200 Boulogne-sur-Mer, France
03 21 80 44 04
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Type: Religious Sites
Description: This 19th-century cathedral sits above the longest crypt in France.
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Chelmsford UK
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8 reviews 8 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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29 helpful votes 29 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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202 reviews 202 reviews
16 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 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
9 helpful votes 9 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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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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146 reviews 146 reviews
116 attraction reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Big church inside the town walls in desperate need of repairs. There are some areas inside cordoned off, giving impression of some emergency work being undertaken, but at the same time it seems like no-one ever worked behind those ropes... Signposting tourist route between those works would make big difference. But still definitelly worth visit, even if only to stand... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
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121 reviews 121 reviews
35 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

The famous dome was blocked off so we were unable to see this but I can imagine it would be well worth the visit. The rest of the church looked like a builder's hard.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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27 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

The old city is where you want to visit in this city. This church is under going restoration, but in it's form is still very nice to see. This is how many churches look like, before they are restored. A most beautiful dome, is at the front side of the cathedral. The ground are undergoing restoration, but you can walk... More

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