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Beauvais Cathedral

Address: Rue Saint Pierre, Beauvais, France
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Ranked #1 of 17 Attractions in Beauvais
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Churches/ Cathedrals, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Churches/ Cathedrals, Sights & Landmarks

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Castleknock, Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This is such an impressive gothic cathedral dating back to the late 1200's, in an unassuming town, definitely worth seeing

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Brussels, Belgium
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77 reviews 77 reviews
4 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

a very nice cathedral, but in my eyes little bit over rated. I saw plenty other cathedrals in my life and this one was nice but not in top 5 at all.

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Moncton, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Very historic. Little bit spooked by materials sitting on ground that had fallen off building...it is very, very high. Work actively being carried out in it.

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London, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Make sure that you stay for the presentation of the Cathedral's clock. It is in French and has no English version though.

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Riga, Latvia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Just go there and see for yourselves. The glory of a Cathedral is surrounded by a charming city, good food spots and generous sightseeing walks.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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49 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Well worth a visit when in Beauvais. Beautiful architecture with interesting features. The astronomical clock is huge - there is a charge to see this which, we believe includes a talk. There was no one there during our visit and so we were able to at least see this amazing piece of mechanics.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
31 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

stained glass reminiscent of La Sainte Chapelle- but the automata on the clock are just fantastic- worht paying for the commentary

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Fishers, Indiana
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41 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This cathedral transforms itself at night. It becomes a canvas for a wonderful light show. We were mesmerized. We toured the church the next morning and it was breathtaking inside as well.

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california
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24 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We were in Beauvais to go to the nice Saturday market and had time to see the huge St. Peter cathedral. Even after seeing many of Europe's famed churches this one was impressive. The interior felt authentic and intimate for its size, perhaps because it wasn't packed with tourists (except us). Walking around the outside also showed us the ancient... More 

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Athlone, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Enjoyed a 30 minutes light and music show at the Cathedral that happens on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.

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