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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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Magnificent Cathedral! A must see!

If you have the opportunity to get outside of Paris, make the trip to Amiens to see this... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Cheryl R
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Lahaina, Hawaii
A must see if you are in area

We visited the cathedral today and we were both amazed by its size and spectacular... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
colin a
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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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 yesterday

If you have the opportunity to get outside of Paris, make the trip to Amiens to see this Magnificent Cathedral ! This is the largest cathedral in France, and we were told that can fit TWO Norte Dames of Paris in this one! Their are...More

Thank Cheryl R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited the cathedral today and we were both amazed by its size and spectacular architecture. The carvings are brilliant, don't forget your binoculars for the windows! The picture is of the compass on the tiled floor

Thank colin a
Reviewed 3 days ago

A short walk from my hotel near the train station to this highly impressive cathedral. I enjoyed the exterior and interior of this structure,treating myself to a self-guided exploration at a time when there was relatively few people on the site. A camera is a...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Although not as well-preserved as the one in Paris, this cathedral is worth the visit to Amiens. Supposedly, this cathedral represents the largest Gothic cathedral that can be possibly built with traditional methods and materials. In fact, the builders may have overstretched that limit, as...More

Thank NATHAN T
Reviewed 5 days ago

Quite large actually, and amazing architecture. The place is awe inspiring. The intricate carvings on the outside, and the beauty of the interior make this a place to admire.

1  Thank MrDavetheSarks
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is one of the best cathedrals in France. The structure is very imposing and inside there are several things of interests. The exterior is very decorated and very photogenic (the difficult part is finding the good time for a picture without a lot of...More

1  Thank Rosario_it
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of our favourite buildings to visit in all of France! It was so magnificent and awe inspiring. The beautiful balance between clear and stainless windows allow for a generous amount of light to flood the building, letting you enjoy all the splendour...More

1  Thank Cass_and_Craig
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are not Catholic but have been to mass a couple of times to experience this magnificent place of worship and to enjoy the organ. A must to visit when in Amiens.

Thank PasdeCalaisJames
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wish I had visited earlier: it's one of the most beautiful cathedrals I have ever seen. It takes time but you can rest on the chairs inside. Next time I'll take binoculars because outside as well as inside there are lots of intricate sculptures to...More

Thank sylviafize
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cathedrale of Amiens is an impressive building! Bigger than Notre-Dame de Paris! The colours of the facade at the sunset are just amazing!

1  Thank Tony M
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Brenn01
Hi. I cannot locate days open, and times. Can someone please advise if the cathedral would be open on Tuesday 30th May and closing time? Thanks.
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
Is it possible to climb to the top of the cathedral? If so, is there a cost?
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
It seems like a little far away from Paris, is there a some day tour from Paris?
22 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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