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Saint-Omer Cathedral

Enclos Notre-Dame | Saint Omer, 62500 Saint-Omer, France
+33 3 21 98 08 51
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a very good caterdal

two wedding were on in the caterdal this is a place to visit lots of history god bless tonythe... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
tony726
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london
A cathedral, not a church

As pointed out by a nice lady that sold me a very good booklet (in French), Notre Dame is "une... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jansemand
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Enclos Notre-Dame | Saint Omer, 62500 Saint-Omer, France
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Reviewed 4 days ago

two wedding were on in the caterdal this is a place to visit lots of history god bless tonythe stained glass windows are a must light a candle for a love one

1  Thank tony726
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As pointed out by a nice lady that sold me a very good booklet (in French), Notre Dame is "une cathédrale et non une église". Being interested in architecture and art as well as religious history I enjoyed seeing Notre Dame. Sadly - only became...More

Thank Jansemand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful building despite the scaffolding. Inside the stained glass is so blue that that whole place sings with light.

1  Thank Beth E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a fairly large building with a great deal of history inside. Although there is much to see and read it is all in French that would make a visit more difficult for non-French speakers. The building is well maintained and outside there are...More

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Like many cathedrals the tower dominates the skyline and can be seen for miles around. It has some competition from the Jesuit Chapel which has an imposing facade in brick and the white stonework. The cathedral tower has been recently cleaned and shines brilliantly white....More

Thank JohnR R
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Saint Omer's cathedral seems sparkling white on the outside with most of it obviously having been cleaned recently, and the inside is also generally clean and well-kept. It's a large church rather than one the Gothic monsters you'll see elsewhere in Northern France and all...More

Thank AllanJGJ
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Took mass at altar of miracles .... great lighting brings life to tje church My favourite are thr side chapels, a bit run down but retaining original decoration and some wonderful tombs

Thank Bill E
Reviewed 13 August 2017

The external splendour (restored by the town and state, unlike in Britain) towers above the mediaeval streets. Entering the portals one is drawn into a world of quiet devotion and answered prayer. The high gothic of the 14th and 15th Centuries of the building becomes...More

Thank hic-et-procul
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

A sense of history as soon as you walk in, which is only heightened when you notice all the miracles written on the walls

Thank langlais2015
Reviewed 7 August 2017

The Cathedral was undergoing heavy external restoration but is quit fantastic, if you are in the city its a must visit

Thank Bill H
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Response from AnainBrussels | Reviewed this property |
Dear Swanscout, the main dias of the St Omer Cathedral is the masterpiece of Danvin done between 1712 and 1714. This splendid carving was initially placed in the Dominican convent (located on the current place of the Academy... More
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