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Chartres Cathedral Crypt

16 Cloitre Notre Dame, 28000, Chartres, France
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Basically, you seen one crypt you seen 'em all.

While the tour was sufficiently interesting to make it worthwhile, after having seen some 2 dozen... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
clearairturbulance
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Dallas, Texas
A bit boring, informative but long winded

I appreciate how hard this job is, loads of english and not first language speaking people. This... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
Laineydesanvito
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london
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Jun 27, 2017
“Basically, you seen one crypt you seen 'em all.”
Jun 22, 2017
“A bit boring, informative but long winded”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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16 Cloitre Notre Dame, 28000, Chartres, France
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

While the tour was sufficiently interesting to make it worthwhile, after having seen some 2 dozen of these things they're beginning to run together. I never fail to be impressed with a new cathedral, but the basements are all pretty much the same. Visit if...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2017

I appreciate how hard this job is, loads of english and not first language speaking people. This massive church has a lot of history to get through and the tour was informative, but I just was left a bit bored. I think it could have...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2017

The cathedral is stunningly beautiful, as is well-known. But under the cathedral there is an interesting Romanesque crypt. It is worth a visit, because of e.g. a little chapel, wall-paintings, some statutes, niches.

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Reviewed 9 April 2017

Tours take place twice a day. Our guide was a bi-lingual American, who was clearly very passionate and knowledgeable about her subject. Unfortunately, despite the tour being advertised as being in English, it was not a dedicated English tour. English and French tourists were combined...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2016

Unfortunately I was there on a religious holiday so the Cathedral was packed with various groups of young people on some sort of pilgrimage so it was rather busy. However what I did see was really exceptional. Well worth a visit. The town is also...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2015

In contrast to the main Cathedral, and the evening lights display - both of which are absolutely magnificent and not to be missed - the tour of the Crypt is a rather unimpressive affair, particularly if your comprehension of French is no better than that...More

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