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La Nuit des Chimeres

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Address: Le Mans, France
Phone Number: 02 43 28 17 22
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Great night

We were planning an early night after a long journey. But this was a great way to end the night. Especially the big display on the outer wall. Very clever and well displayed. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
AJS1234567
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Wrexham County, United Kingdom
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Wrexham County, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were planning an early night after a long journey. But this was a great way to end the night. Especially the big display on the outer wall. Very clever and well displayed. The lady ghost in the fountain was very lifelike. Church looked amazing. A must if you're in the area.

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

the lights shine on various buildings, we didn't get to see them all. Trying to get an english map of the lights was difficult on the evening.

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Thank a4sdc
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

La Nuit des Chimeres is absolutely breathtaking! We stayed in Le Mans for the Classic Le Mans 24 hour race and purposely hung around an extra two days to see La Nuit des Chimeres; I'm so glad we did. The show started about 10:15pm when the sun had properly set and began at the back of the Cathedral, it showed... More 

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Dreux, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Living near Chartres I am used to night light shows. This year in Le Mans the theme is angels and demons.. Very well done and worth a see.. Starts at 10.45pm earliest

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Thank Vixster28
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Forget any notions you may have of Gean Michel Jarre. This is awesome. A really magical experience, shows off the medieval town in all its glory!

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Thames Valley
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Stroll around the old town for an hour or so and then perhaps have a meal afterwards. The main display is on the back of the city walls and one of the churches but also explore the lanes and passageways and look for little angels flying across the pavement!

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Excellent light show in Le Mans old quarter. Perfectly integrated with the architecture. Not to be missed.

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Thank Adrien85
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

It s been a real crowd pleaser and success . Hard to describe and better to discover it yourself, you will be amazed and want to see it again and again

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Le Mans, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

The light shows are well designed. It enables any tourists (and local!) to know more about the history of the city and related tales.

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St Thomas de Courceriers
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

I'm not going to say much about this - you must look it up on-line. Just, it is absolutely outstanding, only occurs when it starts to get dark in July and August and you have to search it all out to fully appreciate it. This is not a spectacle to watch for ten minutes them go home! Have a nice... More 

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