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Eglise St-Trophime

Place de la Republique, Arles, France
04-90-49-33-53
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Ranked #3 of 31 Attractions in Arles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites
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188 reviews 188 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Wikipedia states that the portal sculptures are some of the finest examples of Romanesque sculpture. The portal -- above the entrance -- is remarkable.

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New London, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This church is a worth visiting. The cloisters were lovely. After a frenetic morning of touring the Roman Ampitheather, and other Roman runis, this realitively quiet, sacred space was just what one needs to recharge the batteries for more wonderful sites and explorations of this great city.

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New Braunfels, Texas, United States
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107 reviews 107 reviews
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

There is major renovation going on now so not everything can be seen. There is a short film worth watching in one of the little rooms. We just happened to stumble upon the room where it was playing. It explains a lot so look for it. It had us going back to some places to see what they referred to... More

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Paris, France
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Most of the time when you visit a church you look up at the stained glass windows and artwork. In Eglise St. Trophime I suggest you look down at the wonderful stone floors...and imagine the historic footprints before you. The stone floors are my lasting memory of the visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Lovely peaceful church with interesting tapestries and stained glass. I first visited it almost 50 years ago and it seems much brighter now. I disliked the lack of info leaflets. Usually these are available in churches for 50 cents.

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Waterloo, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Interesting church to check out if in Place de la Republique. Found all the relics a little freaky but provides an interesting look at the Catholic religion.

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Jackson, Mississippi
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75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

See the church, but do not miss touring the cloister to the right side. This is a well restored cloister with beautiful column-cap sculptures and designs.

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Farmington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This spectacular facade had us gaping as we read a guidebook and searched the sculptures for the things we were reading about. In the middle ages one would have known at a glance all of the stories and warnings the sculpted facade offered. It is an important example of Romanesque architecture, very central, easy to see and a joy to... More

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

A Lovely church - a haven from the heat and crowds outside. Nice tapestries and carvings. Nice and peaceful place to spend a while.

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Houston, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We stuck our heads in to this church out of curiosity, and it was worth seeing. Soaring ceilings, but the most unusual aspect for me was the number of beautiful tapestries hanging on the walls.

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