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Cathedrale Saint-Pierre

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Oh My!!!!

When you step inside Beauvais Cathedral you can't help but have your sight drawn upwards and... read more

Reviewed October 17, 2018
New York City
A big surprise

If you are unprepared for what you will see, Beauvais Cathedral comes as a shock. It comprises a... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2018
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 17, 2018

When you step inside Beauvais Cathedral you can't help but have your sight drawn upwards and upwards and upwards. Soaring windows reach up to the heavens. It is just beautiful. The Cathedral is the tallest in France, although not the biggest. Throughout the Cathedral are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018

If you are unprepared for what you will see, Beauvais Cathedral comes as a shock. It comprises a choir of enormous proportions but no nave – as a result of overambitious plans and subsequent building collapses which, together with the cost, put off any idea...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Wow! Make sure to go around the cathedral to see the damage done by WWII. Also visit the Museum of Oise. They have some great Couture pieces.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 21, 2018

Very unusual height to the nave and interesting stained glass. Exterior is ornate and striking to the eye. Historical clock is part of the separate (paid for) tour. Nice square around the cathedral with cafe's and restaurants close.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank RobertEaston
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

This is a huge Cathedral, for a town of Beauvais' size. It is claimed to be the tallest Cathedral in France and probably is. Entry is free, the windows are beautiful, the floor speaks of history and there are photographs to explain its history. Well...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 22, 2018

Nice to see, it is ok. You need to arrive there early so you can go in. Need to pay to see the watch/clock

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

This Cathedral, officially called the Cathedral of Saint Peter of Beauvais, is huge and has beautiful interior. But it cannot be climbed. If this is in the city of Paris, people would be filled the Cathedral. When we went there - we had plenty room...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

Indeed the highest nave as a friend reminded me. A beautiful Interior with old and new stained glass .

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Beauvais cathedral is famous for having the highest nave in the world and the height inside is indeed impressive. Watch where you sit though because birds als love flying around inside the church, resulting in dirty chairs. The stained glass windows are beautiful and there...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Mel071
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

We visited here, all six of us. It was peaceful despite areas undergoing restoration. The building is steeped in history and remains a sacred space. There is a clock there too, but unfortunately we didn’t have the time to visit it as it seemed to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from Kenjim | Reviewed this property |
You are correct. I am told that Beauvais was bombed in retaliation for an Allied bombing of a German city. The inhabitants fled the city to nearby hills as fires raged for days. It has since been rebuilt retaining very few... More