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Address: Enclos Notre-Dame | Saint Omer, 62500 Saint-Omer, France
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+33 3 21 98 08 51
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Beautiful, under renovation

The Cathedral interior is full of fabulous stained glass and very interesting.The Cathedral close is fascinating and very atmospheric.

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Cathedral interior is full of fabulous stained glass and very interesting.The Cathedral close is fascinating and very atmospheric.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 590 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we approached the cathedral, we noticed that the tower was under construction. They were repairing the room where the bells were located. They had moved sculptures and paintings inside the cathedral. At time, these statues were crowded in one little place. Quite different compared to the normal. There are some beautiful paintings and statues in here. Wow! The stained-glass... More 

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Jarrettsville, Maryland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This medieval cathedral can seat 1500 people. It was built when St. Omer was a thriving town of more than 30,000 people and is truly a work of art. There is an astronomical clock above the south door which was the preferred entrance of King Louis XIV who used to visit this cathedral quite often. The organ is magnificent and... More 

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

A very lovely city with a superb Cathedral and beautiful huge beautiful park and gardens. Lots of tempting restaurants with well priced menus.

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Croydon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

A truly beautiful and stunning cathedral. Well worth a visit . Easy wheelchair access. Stained glass windows are stunning. Could sit there for hours just drinking in the peace and quiet. Very spiritual place full of history.

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

Have visited the cathedral purely to admire the architecture, really atmospheric and amazing. We were lucky to be in St Omer for Xmas, so was an ideal time to visit for the Xmas Mass, was the only time I have ever done this, but was a superb experience.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely Cathedral, big and spacious. I liked that they were playing music in the brackground as it made the experience a very christmasy happy visit. Please visit

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Antwerp, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

In the middle of the old town, close to restaurants and hotels. Some interesting features: a P.P. Rubens and the clock. The tower, the landmark of the city is under renovation in 5 stages till 2022. The bells have been removed already and are on display in the church.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

An English style cathedral, that boasts Saint Omer, Saint Erkembode and Saint Eustace and a Cavaillé-Coll organ that has to be heard to appreciate the full beauty. A Rubens, and wood carvings by local boy Charles Chifflart not to mention a rare astrological clock dating from 1558....Worth more than one visit to take in all the history and treasures...I recommend... More 

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Reviewed 25 October 2016

We arrived not long before closing time so everything was quite dark but it was still possible to appreciate the art work and windows.

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