Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens, Amiens

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Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens or Cathedral of Our Lady of Amiens is a Roman Catholic cathedral built between 1220 and 1270 and is the seat to the Bishop of Amiens. The cathedral is the tallest complete cathedral in France with a stone-vaulted ceiling height of 42.30 meters (138.8 ft). It also has the greatest interior volume of any French cathedral, estimated at 200,000 cubic meters (260,000 cu yd). Look for early 13th century Gothic sculpture in the west façade and the south transept portal. You are invited to go inside to see the impressive collection of polychrome sculptures. PutCathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens into our Amiens tour builder site and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • This cathedral is a true masterpiece, as well on the outside as the interior. Beautifully wooden and stone sculptures and stained glass windows. A must see.  more »
  • Unfortunately this cathedral is not in a very good shape, the french authorities are trying to preserve it but it's extremely difficult. If I'm not mistaken this is the cathedral were the french...  more »
  • This is yet another fascinating building to visit imposing even in modern structures around it. And the detail in its design architecture and decoration are quite beautiful
  • Quite place nice to visit but food in surrounding restaurants is expencive!

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