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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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well worth seing

We have seen this Son et Lumiere before and it involves the old town which is worth seeing in itself,it is fabulous to watch and each section is about ten minutes,you walk around... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
suzieb61
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have seen this Son et Lumiere before and it involves the old town which is worth seeing in itself,it is fabulous to watch and each section is about ten minutes,you walk around the old town to find the various locations and wait for the next showing s they are on a continous loop.

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful storytelling with projected lights. Difficult to describe but not to be missed if you are in or near Le Mans in summer.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is difficult to explain why this was a dreamlike experience. Not just for tourists; there were local people with folding chairs watching it in the main square. We heard how this imaging is done and therefore: lots of compliments to the artists

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Thank Pearl49
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

Excellent when the guided road train is taken - really enjoyed it last year and would definitely do it again one day.

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Thank Jonathan T
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Well worth waiting for sunset to see this spectacle. Best light show I have ever seen. The Cathedral is a great sight on its own but this adds the magic to it. Highly recommend.

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Thank AidanMcCrory
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

Excellent show of lights and sound. We came across it by chance, and ended up looking for more projections. Really ingenious and creative, a fun way to explore the old town by night, with all the other tourists around (it can get busy). The council should be congratulated for such a great initiative.

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Thank DanOsk
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

Le Mans has a lumiere de nuit show (night lights) running at the moment. The old town has light projections in many of the streets and the central fountain is just stunning. The main lights to see are those that are projected on the doors of the cathedral. They fade in and out and are different each time. An amazing... More 

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Wrexham County, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

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 July 25, 2016

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 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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