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Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens

Place Notre-Dame, 80000, Amiens, France
+33 3 22 71 60 50
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A magnificent building

A beautiful church full of history, with a lot of emphasis, obviously, on the battles that raged in... read more

Reviewed today
Robert R
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An awe inspiring Cathedral

We were taken to this Cathedral as part of a tour of the battlefields around the Somme. This is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leon B
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Amiens Cathedral is one of the finest examples of late Gothic art in Europe. It is also the Cathedral of records since it is the largest in France and the spire rises to a height of 112.70 meters. The towers provide splendid views of the city and of the last medieval steeple still be seen on a Cathedral. Re-opening of the Cathedral Treasury. Cathedral designated world heritage site by UNESCO. Open: > April, May, June, September: Guided tour at 3 p.m. and 4.30 p.m. except Saturday and Sunday, Unaccompanied tour from 2.30 to 5.15 p.m. > July, August: Guided tour at 11 a.m., Unaccompanied tour from 2.30 p.m. to 5.15 p.m. > October to March: Guided tour at 3.45 p.m. Closed: > Tuesdays. > 1st January, 1st May and 25th December. > Last Sunday in September. Admission fees: Adults : 7,50 €; Concessions (18 to 25) = 4,50 €; Free admission: minors under 18*; Free admission: 18-25 years old* (citizens of one of the 27 countries of the EU or are non-European permanent residents of France) * excluding school groups
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Place Notre-Dame, 80000, Amiens, France
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Reviewed today via mobile

A beautiful church full of history, with a lot of emphasis, obviously, on the battles that raged in the area, and the people involved. Very engaging. There is plenty of fine artwork and architecture to admire. A welcome change, compared to large English churches -...More

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were taken to this Cathedral as part of a tour of the battlefields around the Somme. This is without doubt the most impressive Cathedral Ive been in all of my travels. Its size, condition combined with the statues inside and out as well as...More

Thank Leon B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Cathedral with friends and found it to be a very moving experience. A place for solitude and sober reflection. Awe inspiring architecture and internal design

Thank Malcolm B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've seen many cathedrals, especially gothic ones and including many of them in France, but the one in Amiens is now number one in my personal ranking!

Thank Anastasia S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loads to see here: stunning art work - stained glass windows, bronzes, wood carvings, !3th century wall paintings, plasterwork, stonework etc etc! As soon as you turned round there was something else magnificent to see! Loads of history of the Cathedral which had English translations...More

Thank Jinny232
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well, it's the biggest. The choirs in Beauvais are higher, but this church has bigger area and could contain more people. Beautiful too with John Baptiste relic and also other less important memorabilia. Worth a visit both inside and outside.

Thank ingvar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on a slightly wet October weekend. Some people but was not busy or rushed. Beautiful ceilings and stained glass. The historical pictures from world war 1 were also good to see what measure were taken to protect the cathedral from bombing or shrapnel....More

Thank im666_1999
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here this weekend...it's beautiful, free to enter, well situated, access is reasonably easy..but just so lovely..make sure you visit.

Thank Lizc365
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On the day we visited you went in through a small door on the left hand side at the front. It was not that obvious that you could go in, but open the door and walk right in! It is by the 'gift shop'. Inside,...More

Thank spartaBristol
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic cathedral massive inside and no charge to enter. Plenty of shrines to saints. Beautifully carved entrance.

Thank PHE22
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Brenn01
26 March 2017|
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Response from aruenka | Reviewed this property |
8.30 till 18.30 (summer hours) all the days - the info from official site (unfortunately only in French)
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McKenna K
6 March 2017|
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Response from Golfing-Steve | Reviewed this property |
There is a tour that takes you up there and you need to check with the ticket office and shop to the immediate left of the Cathedral. Google Amiens cathedral Tours for more. Don't miss it.
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saplada
21 September 2016|
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Response from Lynchkins | Reviewed this property |
We were staying in Amines and got the train to Paris for a day it's very easy to do. So yes would be easy for you from Paris to Amines
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