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Interesting for photographer

Really interesting interior. Just walk in and take a round. Amount of eye catching small details is... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2018
Mariusz R
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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Worth a visit

Pretty cathedral, pretty inside and out. Worth visiting, it's in the old town. I'd recommend the... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
topsylocks
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London, United Kingdom
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This 19th-century cathedral sits above the longest crypt in France.
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2 Parvis Notre Dame, 62200 Boulogne-sur-Mer, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Basilica is visible from the minute you enter the Old town Walk up to it, take some photos. There is a staircase leading up to the wall where the view is very nice too. Quiet, green (full of grass and trees). There are some...More

Thank Diána H
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

I'm sure this building is of great interest to architects, designed as it was by a self-taught architect priest, and the dome is a marvel. But I found the inside to be somewhat unspiritual and gloomily depressing. I was put off instantly by the displays...More

Thank Jane A
Reviewed 31 May 2018

It's worth the money to see the historic crypt. It was cool and calm on a hot day after the uphill walk to the old town,

Thank kevincusack
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Really interesting interior. Just walk in and take a round. Amount of eye catching small details is impressive. It has own soul.

Thank Mariusz R
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Pretty cathedral, pretty inside and out. Worth visiting, it's in the old town. I'd recommend the crypt too. Also you can walk the city wall.

Thank topsylocks
Reviewed 5 March 2018

The outside of the Notre Dame is rather impressive, but the interior seems to be decaying at lightspeed. It's one of the few landmarks in Boulogne-sur-Mer so be sure to visit, although it won't take you long.

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Reviewed 16 December 2017

The church has been neglected for too long, with the result that the frescos have worn in the damp conditions and the plaster is cracking. This is neglect on a major scale, and is a disgrace to the town and people of Boulogne.

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 4 December 2017

We've been to some stunning churches and cathedrals, but this isn't one of them. The nave is pretty empty and uninspiring with ceilings peeling and little to no decoration. Given that the cupola is far better and grand it feels more like a separate building......More

Thank baggycat
Reviewed 24 November 2017

At the top of the town it dominates the skyline and inside it is initially interesting if unspectacular. However go into the area under the dome and the visit goes up a level. The decoration is spectular but the whole cathedral seems to be suffering...More

Thank Graham P
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Worth a short walk up the hill to the fortified town and chateau to walk through the cobbled streets and large array of restaurant choices.

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