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Amiens Cathedral

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The cathedral of Amiens

Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Amiens is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Amiens, France. It is most commonly called Amiens Cathedral. The cathedral was built between 1220 and 1270.

Amiens Cathedral was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1981.[1] It is known for the quality and quantity of early 13th-century Gothic sculpture.

With the cathedrals of Chartres and Reims it is considered one of the classical French cathedrals of the Middle Ages.

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  1. "Amiens Cathedral". UNESCO. Retrieved 7 May 2017.