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Church of Saint-Savin sur Gartempe

Address: France
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Ranked #2,184 of 7,550 Attractions in France
Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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  • English first
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English first
San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

This Abbey is decorated with frescoes. The nave has the Old Testament, mainly Adam, Noah, and Abraham, and deeper into the church are New Testament figures. Plus St. Michael, never quite sure where he belongs. (Isn't the war between the angels found in Milton? I am not a Bible scholar.) The frescoes are all very red, sepia, ochre, amber, yellow,... More 

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