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This famous 15th-century cathedral is the largest surviving wooden church in France.
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Rue des Logettes, Honfleur, France
+33 2 31 89 11 83
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Although you can find many wooden churches all over Europe, this wooden church is quite unique. It is big, and with interesting architecture. If you can go to the mass there.
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The church was built by shipbuilders. It has a unique and interesting architecture. I recommend visiting the church while in Honfleur.
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From the outside we thought it was the market hall. Reading about the structure and how it was built that didn’t seem surprising as the original building was modelled on a market hall style but also likened to an upside down ship. Inside the dark wood structure is lightened by
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The church was built in the 15th Century out of wood by shipbuilders, since stone and masons were in high demand. The bell tower is separated from the church. The interior looks much like an upside-down boat, probably because it was constructed by ship builders. It is quite a
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The bells tolled just as we arrived signaling a lovely experience. The Church up the hill at Honfleur is historically and architecturally significant. As we approached, the Sunday mass was just getting out so the experience was really lovely.
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