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Chartres Cathedral
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Chartres Old Town and Cathedral Tour from Paris
Ranked #1 of 40 things to do in Chartres
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Owner description: This UNESCO World Heritage Site is known for its high-Gothic art and architectural style.
Reviewed September 19, 2013

If you have never been to Chartres make it next on your list. The restoration of the cathedral is nothing short of awe inspiring. The sanctuary area is magnificent. The town is absolutely delightful. We only had 4 hours there but intend to come back and stay for a couple of days. We had the best chocolate eclair in a lovely boulangerie called St Honore. The one hour train trip from gare montparnasse to Chartre is relaxing with beautiful French countryside on the way.

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Reviewed September 19, 2013

We visited this incredible building. It left us us speechless.
The thought of how it was built so many years ago. The stained glass windows were fantastic Also the detail on the pillars and stonework was breathtaking.
Perhaps take some binoculars with you to have a look at the detail high up.
There are bathrooms nearby and we also found a good restaurant.

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Reviewed September 18, 2013

So glad we made a day trip from Paris to Chartre.
Amazing to see what people were able to accomplish.
This is one of the tallest gothic churches.
So much stained glass, binoculars would have been nice to have.
If you're going to take pictures of the windows, a tripod is needed.

The lecture with Malcolm Miller was really good and highly recommended.

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Reviewed September 18, 2013

A beautiful and graceful building with a vast amount of high quality stained glass. Justifiably popular and well worth seeing.

Thank David B
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Reviewed September 18, 2013

I visited this Cathedral last January,and it was snowy,but still the Cathedral was full of tourist?..

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