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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  • Very beautiful monument in the center of the city, gorgeous stained glass inside, really a must to visit  more »
  • A fantastic building with an interesting history - worth for a short visit, even if you are not religious...  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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