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Beauvais Cathedral

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Address: Rue Saint Pierre, 60000 Beauvais, France
Phone Number: +33 3 44 48 11 60
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Beautiful

Being in Beauvais it's a must to see it. Amazing high. During summer time beautiful illumination. Sometimes you can listen concert inside.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being in Beauvais it's a must to see it. Amazing high. During summer time beautiful illumination. Sometimes you can listen concert inside.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice change after being in Paris - beautiful cathedral without swarms of people. Lovely to just walk around and relax. Also free apart from astronomical clock (5 euro - runs on the half hour. Pretty to see and I very much appreciate the work put into it, however the show took a long time with not much happening).

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Free to visit if your in Beauvais, worth a look round. High ceilings and huge stained glass windows, unusual clock. If you like history or architecture then definitely worth a visit, kids weren't that interested so we didn't stay long.

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

Rivals Notre Dame in Paris. So beautiful and the artwork and architecture is beyond compare. A must see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

If you have a few hours to stay in Beauvais, you definitely should take a tourist bus (I think the price for the ticket is only 1 euro or two). The cathedral is a gothic paradise for who love arquitecture building like me. The astronomic clock is unique in the world.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful cathedral in a not-too-touristy town. Stain glass windows are worth the trip. Lots of lovely cafes around the cathedral. Perfect for a sunny afternoon of sight seeing and a cold drink in a cafe.

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Tomball, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Very impressive cathedral. The cathedral is currently being renovated, and a small section inside was blocked off, while they were working on the floor. Even so, it's still worth a visit. The golden clock is beautiful and the stained glass windows a kaleidoscope of colors

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Buren, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Beauvais Cathedral should have been one of the greatest Gothic Cathedrals ever build. But there are limits to what you can achieve without proper support. The roof of the chancel collapsed twice. Lack of funds and some more building disasters left us with the remains we see today. And they look magnificent. A beautiful high ceiling and high windows with... More 

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Chard, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

Went to Beauvais to visit the cathedral. Parking a little tricky in town, most of the car parks only allow 2 hours parking - we parked a little way out (for free) and managed to walk in. Cathredral undergoing some work at present, which was a shame. Beautiful stain glass, no access to central section due to security worries. Lots... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

This is the tallest nave in Europe and used to be, until the 19th century, the tallest building in the world until the spire fell down. Worth the detour. The local museum has a Celtic bronze warrior and a spectacular timber roof structure.

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