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“A real eye opener”

Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
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Owner description: This stunning Gothic structure is considered by some to be the town's most important architectural landmark.
Canberra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
“A real eye opener”
Reviewed June 20, 2013

The Cathedral dates back to the 1200's, but was badly damaged towards the end of WWII. It was fully restored by 1956 and its wonderful to see it in all its glory. Also interesting to see the tomb of Richard the Lionheart.

Visited June 2013
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Cromer, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Night time light show”
Reviewed June 17, 2013

We had to wait till 11.00 for it to be dark enough, but well worth the wait. Projected images on the outside of the cathedral. Utterly brilliant. I've never seen anything like it. Even in a foreign language, the show was spectacular.

Visited June 2013
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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Peaceful place”
Reviewed June 16, 2013

Cathedrals are always awe inspiring to visit and this one is no exception. Was humbled by the WWII photos that showed the destruction of the life work of so many. While going about a quiet inspection of the cathedral, one finds a peace not found in other places.

Visited May 2013
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Niort, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Beautiful.”
Reviewed June 16, 2013

If you go to Rouen during this Summer be sure to see the light show displayed on the cathedral each night at 11pm. Spectacular!

Visited June 2013
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Hythe
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“Imposing and impressive”
Reviewed June 15, 2013

Dating from the twelfth century this is a vast building with vaulted ceilings and filled with many fascinating tombs and monuments such as that of Richard the Lionheart and his brother Henry.

Visited June 2013
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