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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Laon

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Address: 8 rue du Cloitre, 02000 Laon, France
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+33 3 23 20 26 54
09:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 19:00

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A Grand Cathedral

A rather Grand Cathedral for such a small town. One must take a look around and inside it as its quite beautiful and popular at any time year

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Newport, S.wales
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Newport, S.wales
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A rather Grand Cathedral for such a small town. One must take a look around and inside it as its quite beautiful and popular at any time year

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

A beautiful example of medieval architecture in a setting with a gorgeous view. The gargoyles and bell tower sculptures alone are worth the visit.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Very impressive Cathedral dating from 12th century in the heart of Laon. The visit is free of charge.

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South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

The Notre Dame has been one of the buildings on my list for many years. The beauty and history of Notre Dame is something not to be missed, even if your not into history or art its still something everyone will appreciate. We went a little to late for what i would have liked (round about 17:00) and could access... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Laon is a fine example of 12 and 13C French Gothic Architecture. Fine interior and west end facade. West portals are well worth spending time looking at the sculpture whilst the east end Rose Window stained glass is one of the finest in France

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

I was taken here by my french cousins and was pleasantly surprised. It is so nice to see, inside and out. I highly recommend

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Fantastic historic location with wonderful architecture. It is truly amazing how these old buildings were designed and built several hundred years ago.

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South Yorkshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

So glad we visited this cathedral it is beautiful, magnificent and full of history. Music playing quietly added to the atmosphere, full of colour and life. Felt how I think a church building should feel. Well,worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Total surprise, huge, generally well maintained, no charge to sight-see, no change to visit the 'museum' to see all the church gold and silver vestments, platters, goblets etc. One of the highlights of our three week visit to France.

Thank halilley
Montaren et St Mediers
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Easy to find and, when we visited, plenty of parking spaces, Wonderful basilica, beautiful stained glass windows contrast to the relatively plain interior. Easy to understand why it was used as a model for far larger cathedrals, A must see if in the area and only two hours from Calais.

Thank ChrisandMick60

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