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gret roman church

worth a stop after buying the local cheese.Beautiful simple architecture in this part of Auvergne... read more

Reviewed May 31, 2018
frenchog
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New York City, New York
Attractive Roman Church

The Church looks good from a distance and the interior does contain some interesting relics and... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2017
MILOUW
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New York City, New York
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May 31, 2018
“gret roman church”
Aug 7, 2017
“Attractive Roman Church”
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Reviewed May 31, 2018

worth a stop after buying the local cheese.Beautiful simple architecture in this part of Auvergne, also a good place to have lunch nearby.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2017

The Church looks good from a distance and the interior does contain some interesting relics and medieval sculptures.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank MILOUW
Reviewed May 7, 2017

Harmonic romanic building on the bottom of a green valley, really worth the visit, especially for the interior: all the columns in the chorus are decorated with scenes from the Bible, amazing as they are well conserved/restored.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed August 13, 2016

Contrary to some earlier posts, this is a very old church which is still very much in use and not a museum! It dates back mainly to the 12th century and boasts magnificent stained-glass windows and elaborate stonemasonry capitals to the many columns.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Frank103
Reviewed June 16, 2016

Church not really old, but interesting and has lovely windows. Walking distance of St Nectar village, but up steep hill.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed May 10, 2015

Beautiful church set on a hill above St Nectaire - Romanesque - peaceful place - with the bells ringing a perfect little spot.

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

This is a beautiful church and is immaculate inside, beautiful stained glass and artifacts and very light inside which is unusual for a small town church like this, but this church is more of a museum than a place of worship. Great to see nonetheless...More

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Reviewed June 26, 2014

Lovely building which suffers from the car-park around it. I hope the French Goverment can make it more stand out in the natural surroundings by creating a zone-de pietons around it. It will make the Basilique more impressive. It's interior is sober but very much...More

Date of experience: June 2014
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Reviewed July 16, 2013

Outside this church looks old and dark and medieval but inside was amazing. It is light and airy and beautiful. I just wanted to sit in the quiet and beauty and just be. Outside it was hot and busy, inside I felt as though I...More

Date of experience: June 2013
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Reviewed July 16, 2013

Romanesque building, simple interior, just lovely! Try walking up and something cold from the cafe opposite

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank David R
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