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Eglise St-Trophime

Place de la Republique, Arles, France
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Ranked #3 of 30 Attractions in Arles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites
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New Braunfels, Texas, United States
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109 reviews 109 reviews
47 attraction reviews
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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52 reviews 52 reviews
33 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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42 reviews 42 reviews
26 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 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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114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
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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98 reviews 98 reviews
27 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
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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28 reviews 28 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
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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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Wonderful medieval carvings inside and out. The portico is especially rich in carvings. A very special place in European history

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Others have described this Cathedral vey well so I shall not dwell on its historical significance. It is situated centrally facing the pedestrianised square. We arrived here at the end of a long day's sightseeing. Certainly the carvings outside were very beautiful. However, internally it is very dark and I have seen better cathedrals internally. We didn't notice the cloisters,... More

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