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Notre-Dame-en-Vaux

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Address: Rue de Vaux | 51000, Chalons-en-Champagne, France
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Extremely beautiful glass paintings

one can say it is one of those Notre Dames but in this Church the glass paintings were extraordinary - those were really beautiful and worth to see. Free entrance

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Espoo, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

one can say it is one of those Notre Dames but in this Church the glass paintings were extraordinary - those were really beautiful and worth to see. Free entrance

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always amazing to see that small cities like Chalons have such a beautiful church: late romanic, early gothic church; the simple brick nature of the wall brings even more focus on the beautiful colorful windows.

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Reigate, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

There are three main churches in Chalons and this is certainly the most impressive. The architecture is typical of the area in impressive Gothic style. Well worth a visit if you can find your way in. We had to search for a small side door.

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Lorient, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016

As often, the romanesque outshines the gothic, and this is the case here. The vaulted transepts are magnificent. this is a very good reason for passing through Chalons

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Loeten, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2015

I hadn't read up on this church before visiting--just wandered in and was amazed by its relatively low-key beauty. Neither spectacular nor spartan, it has many fine details that reward the visitor. I'd say this church is the most impressive tourist attraction in this town.

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2015

This was a lovely cathedral, but not quite as stunning as the Basilica Notre-Dame L'Épine or as immense as the Notre-Dame de Reims. The highlights are the medieval engravings on the floors and the long, narrow gallery. We were completely alone during our wander around.

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

Visited that lovely church while on a two night stop over. I actually wanted to see the Cathedral but that was closed. This was after all the better choice. What an impressive build, amazing how did they do it in those days. We also drove out to the Basilique Notre Dame de l'Epine. Strangely out in a little village and... More 

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Reviewed 17 September 2015

Remarkable, historical and worth a visit. Active church and also strong cultural calendar of musical events,. Architectural jewel.

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Astoria oregon
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Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

Beautiful old building. History. Faith is not composed of brick and mortar that are in the building. Buildings are simply a marker of time and periods. People are the living stones and faith not measured by a structure. That a saint could be judged a heretic in a house of sacred worship

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Reviewed 30 June 2015

Its an amazing place .. really magnificant architecture of old times and .. truely peacefull and amazing place to visit

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