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Basilique Notre-Dame-du-Port

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Wonderful roman church of Auvergne

Roman architecture has some particularities in Auvergne. You must visit Notre-Dame du Port, one of... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
Brussels, Belgium
If you miss it, you miss a great lot.

This is without any doubt one of the most fascinating Romanesque churches in all France if not in... read more

Reviewed April 19, 2018
Franz M
Saalfelden am Steinernen Meer, Austria
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

Roman architecture has some particularities in Auvergne. You must visit Notre-Dame du Port, one of the 5 most interesting roman churches in Auvergne.

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Reviewed April 19, 2018

This is without any doubt one of the most fascinating Romanesque churches in all France if not in all Europe. The interior breathes calm and quiet, little if any decoration except for the beautifully crafted capitals which crown the pillars. Take time, reflect and breathe...More

Thank Franz M
Reviewed March 29, 2018

This building like many other prominent buildings in Clermont are built using the volcanic stone and that brings a unique look and feel to the building. This Basilique is in the heart of the city and at a few minutes walk from the city center....More

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Reviewed March 4, 2018

This beautiful church was built in XII century over a crypt of XI century. In the crypt is a Black Virgin a copy of famous Byzantine icon.

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Reviewed September 21, 2017

We entered the basilica from the rear entrance where the outside looked somewhat plain and uninteresting unlike the stunning front entrance observed later, once inside it becomes evident just how beautiful this place is. It is rich in history dating back to the 12th century....More

1  Thank John R
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

This ancient church is impressive for its architecture, for the beauty of the decoration of its chapels, for the harmonious combination of ancient and modern and for its evangelistic outlook. Notable features include the modern depiction of Jacob's well where Jesus met the Samaritan woman,...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed August 6, 2017

This old Basilica has graceful Roman proportions and architecture. There is a crypt also in the roman style.

Reviewed January 4, 2017

Place was really in the middle of town easy to access. Possibility to climb up on towers and see whole clermond-Ferrand city there.

Thank jnir
Reviewed December 14, 2016

As the smaller church (compared to the majestic Cathedrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption), it is a bit hard to locate. It took me asking a local passer-by to lead me to the right location. Unfortunately, I happened to be in town when the church is closed for outside...More

Thank KingL331
Reviewed October 27, 2016

One of the most attractive Roman churches of Auvergne, with a well preserved crypt underground located in the old Clermont

Thank Alain B
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