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Basilica St. Michel

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Address: 22, Rue Saint-Michel, 06500 Menton, France

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The power of St Michel

A landmark in Menton, with a majestic view. The square outside The Basilica is a Menton must. Take a look inside the church and feel the power of "St Michel", Mentons own saint... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
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Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

A landmark in Menton, with a majestic view. The square outside The Basilica is a Menton must. Take a look inside the church and feel the power of "St Michel", Mentons own saint. He is celebrated on the last Sunday of September every year. A very nice event. Then continue your walk up the narrow medieval streets towards the cemetery... More 

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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Welcoming church , beautifully decorated, still a local congregation and loved by the town . Went to the 1030 service on Sunday morning .

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The steps leading up to this church give a glimpse of the building and then you get the full view as you enter the square in front of the church. Inside the decoration is impressive with a vaulted painted ceiling.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

It looked amazing so I had to go see it. Unfortunately it was closed. No sign to say when or if it's even reopening The outsides are gorgeous. The walk to the place is a trek and quite steep so wear your best comfy flats. Gutted couldn't see inside

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Needham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We attended Sunday mass here and were pleasantly surprised to find a first communion going on. The church is beautiful in a rustic way and the church is located in a beautiful section of the Old City. Parking is not convenient, so plan accordingly.

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Carmel Valley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Illustrates the history of Menton as a fortified town. Very nice interior. Two ways to get there: a zig-zag staircase with inlaid pebble surface or, for those challenged by long staircases, road.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

The stairs up to the Basilica are a challenge but it is well worth it. This is a very pretty church which had been well kept over the years. Some very beautiful side chapels. Great opportunity for a bit of silence in the buzz of Menton.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The art work alone is worth a visit. It is open to the public from 12 noon to 14:00 during the week. This church was build in the 1600 and is an amazing work of art. Worth the visit and it is free!

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Bath, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This looked impressive from the outside but it was closed and locals told us that they did not know when it would reopen. Great walk up with splendid views of the harbour.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

If you want to, you can spend a lot of time seeing all there is to see inside the Basilica St. Michel. Brochures in a variety of languages explain some about the Basilica's treasures. I purchased the English copy. read every word and took time to really look at each of the 12 chapels and the sanctuary -- about 45... More 

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Address: 22, Rue Saint-Michel, 06500 Menton, France
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Menton

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