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Cathedrale Notre-Dame, Le Havre
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One of Le Havre's oldest buildings, Cathedrale Notre-Dame stands among a few lucky structures to have survived the destruction of World War II, although it did sustain heavy damage. Originally built in the 16th century, the church underwent multiple rounds of remodeling and reconstruction in the following centuries. When you visit the centrally located cathedral, it's hard to miss the building's unusually low profile, which stems from its construction on marshy ground. The cathedral features a mix of architectural styles, including an ornate Baroque exterior facade combined with a late medieval-era bell tower. Be sure to enter the building to explore its vaulted halls and naves, a collection of crucifixes, and the remains of an organ from the 1600s. For Cathedrale Notre-Dame and beyond, use our Le Havre vacation trip planner to get the most from your Le Havre vacation.
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  • What a beautiful Building! if you are ever in the area, I would definitely recommend you take time out of your day to see it, we only spent about half an hour here but definitely worth the visit! so p...  more »
  • In Le Havre for the day our shuttle bus dropped us at The Gardens of the Hotel-de-Vil. The gardens are interesting and should be popular in summer. What was quite a surprise were the wonderful fountai...  more »
  • We went to Notre Dame in Le Havre by accident. Very strong wind shear blew from the sea. We wanted somewhere to warm up, and suddenly we met along the way Notre Dame. It differs from the size of their famous counterparts in big cities. But inside we met an amazing silence and calm. And we were alone in the Tuesday afternoon.
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  • Pequena e aconchegante, a Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Le Havre é visita obrigatória para quem visita a cidade portuária que serviu de partida para milhares de famílias de emigrantes que deixaram a Europa no século XIX.
  • Very nice Cathedral, recently restored, in a district completely destroyed during the second world war...
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  • very pretty!
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