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Notre Dame Cathedral

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The cathedral of Notre-Dame in Bayeux is an impressive building, a mix of Romanesque in the 11th century crypt and glorious Gothic in the 13th-century nave. In the 11th century after the Conquest of England by Duke William of Normandy in 1066, ties...more
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Impasse Bienvenue | Bayeux, 14400, Bayeux, France
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Not a very religious Person, but popped in to the Cathedral while We waited for the Bayeux Tapestry Museum to open after their lunch time closed period, it was wet and cold so went in, The History hits You, especially looking round all the nooks...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been to see the Cathedral in November. What fasinated me was how the mosaic windows playing their part in lighting up the walls: it looks like amazing.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 901sofiad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the best cathedrals I have looked around in France - on a par with Notredame in Paris. It is well preserved, in great condition and in a fantastic setting in the centre of Bayeux. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The highlight of Bayeux and well worth a visit. Parking is available on the street for a small fee. Stop and enjoy numerous shops and cafes on the surrounding streets.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cathedral dominates the skyline of Bayeux and is the center point of a visit into town. Make sure you allow time for a visit inside - beautiful stained glass glows in the afternoon light.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beautiful cathedral is most impressive. It was built over a thousand years ago and is just magnificent as it stands out above Bayeux. Surprisingly is was almost completely spared during WWII. Well worth the visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can’t miss this cathedral as you drive into Bayeux, as it dominates the landscape of the small town— but make sure you take the time to go inside. I enjoyed it more than Notre Dame in Paris. Incredible look at church history and architecture...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

another example of craftsmanship long gone- this monument is awe inspiring in scale and intricacy- check it our at night

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Explorer550338
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bayeux is an easy day trip or an over night from Paris. The cathedral is inspiring even more so when lit up at night. The Normandy Beaches are awe inspiring and realy make you appreciate what the youth of the 40's did. I have the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Michael H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very moving and beautiful. The entire church and its stain glass windows are impressive. The chapel for peace and the memorials for the brave veterans of WWI and WWII evoke strong emotions.

Date of experience: October 2018
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PSGSM
26 June 2018|
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Response from Susan M | Reviewed this property |
Mass on Sunday 10:30
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Mignonette-7
13 April 2017|
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Response from GlenG381 |
The cathedral Notre Dame of Bayeux was dedicated with William the Conquer in attendance. The current building has many gothic and later additions. It is well worth seeing. It’s in Bayeux.
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joandgr
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I'm sorry, I have no idea. We were not there during that time.
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