Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, Strasbourg

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Nestled amidst an array of charming medieval houses, the Romanesque architecture of Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, a masterpiece of Erwin von Steinbach, is widely considered to be among the finest examples of high or late Gothic Architecture in Europe. Standing at 142 m (466 ft), it was the world's tallest building from 1647 to 1874, only to be surppassed by St. Nikolai's Church in Hamburg. Today, it is among the tallest churches in the world and is still the highest still-standing struture built entirely during the Middle Ages. The cathedral was described by Victor Hugo as a "gigantic and delicate marvel" and by Goethe as a "sublimely towering, wide-spreading tree of God". Visible from across the plains of Alsace, the Cathedral can also be seen from the Vosges Mountains and from the Black Forest across the Rhine. While you're here, don't forget to take note of the exquisite astrological clock built by Schwilgue of Strasbourg in 1842. Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Strasbourg Edition.
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  • If you want to came in Alsace you can't leave before you visit the Cathédrale. With this beautiful architecture. And its beautiful.  more »
  • Visited lots of churches and cathedrals, but really the Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg felt grandiose and imposing. It is definitely a must see if you are visiting Strasbourg!  more »
  • So beautiful! The Münster is one of the most important cathedrals of Europe and is therefore a visit worth. Admission is free of charge and some obligatory queuing up. Nevertheless we recommend to book a tour, because otherwise too much information is lost, and what you don't know, you can not see that / see! Only to "Go through" it's really too bad... and please, people, get reasonable dressed, it is an active place of worship!
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  • Simply amazing! It's one of the most beautiful cathedrals I've ever seen. The entrance to the cathedral it's free. Then if you want to climb up on the tower, it costs 5 euro/3 euro 50 reduced. Be aware that's not easy climbing up, especially when it's cold. But it's really worth! The view from the top it's really nice, and you can have a complete view all around the city. I couldn't admire the astronomical clock, but I think that's also nice!
  • Nice place to visit. Better to arrange a guide to get more information about church. Boat ride was good. Bit costly. 17 euros for adult and kids 7.5 euro ( 4 to 12 age limit). Indian Restaurant - nameste - good taste and reasonable price.
  • Amazing Must to see Open 9:00 am to 6:00 Pm Unique architectural design From above.. It's look like a cross In the same time...it's looks like Noah's ship, which has a deep meaning as the church will sailing us through this world to salvation in Christ. ☦️
  • Gorgeous building. Really well conserved and maintained. Can be visited for free throughout the day. Really nice place to take beautiful photos. The buildings surrounding the place of the cathedral are really cool too, they are made of the ancient Alsacien architecture which looks great
  • This cathedral is amazing, huge, situated in the middle of Strasbourg and can be seen from a distance. Inside it is incredible every corner has something. At the opposite side of the entrance on the right hand side is a chime that moves every hour on the hour and only chimes on the half.
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