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Nice church

Small church in centre of Ambroise which dates back to 1400 which is charming with local interest... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2018
Hattie12345
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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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Small church that had an African art exhibit inside. Supposedly the original resting place of di... read more

Reviewed May 26, 2017
ghart83181
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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Stumbled across this charming church while visiting Amboise, the art exhibition was delightful and interesting giving things a very different perspective. Certainly worth the visit. A little gem

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed October 5, 2018

Small church in centre of Ambroise which dates back to 1400 which is charming with local interest. Worth popping in!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Hattie12345
Reviewed June 22, 2018

Although there remains a small area for worship, with an altar and a chancel, this building is also used for various other public display purposes, including art exhibitions. The interior lacks character, but isn't unpleasant. The exterior is undistinguished.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

The church has been desacralises and now it houses an exhibition on some local history. All in French so not really recommended for ppl who do not speak the language.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed June 7, 2017

This is a very small gothic church with a white interior. It dates to 1477 and is charming, but plain. It is designated a historical monument, and is architecturally distinctive for its square bell tower, added later. It is historically significant because it was built...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

Small church that had an African art exhibit inside. Supposedly the original resting place of di Vince's remains before they were moved to the chapel at Chateau d'Amboisr

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed October 9, 2015

This church is too small to call it a cathedral, although it has the characteristics of Gothic architecture (groin vaulting, e.g.) It takes less than two minutes to see the whole thing because there in no transept, no narthex and no aisles. It is one...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Alecia F
Reviewed September 13, 2015

Great location on the banks of the Loire. A very bare interior which despite the church's troubles still manages to convey a science of quiet spirituality.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Yakimov
Reviewed September 1, 2015

This grand old church is worth a moment to visit. We actually attended a concert, and the majesty of the architecture imbued the music with a special atmosphere. There was standing room only, and the concert was free.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank PointerDetroit
Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Lovely church on the Loire, well restored interior and great information about the history of the church well worth visiting.

Date of experience: August 2015
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