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Eglise Saint Pierre

Place Saint Pierre, Avignon, France
+33 4 90 82 10 56
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Basilique or Eglise Saint-Pierre ?

Either way this Church ticks all the boxes and as we did 3 Churches during our visit to Avignon we... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Skeney57
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Sydney, Australia
Flamboyant Gothic Church Dazzles

You'd never think so modestly as to call this Gothic jewel a mere parish church, but it is. It is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
VWriter
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Los Gatos, California
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good49%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
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“old church” (4 reviews)
“carved doors” (3 reviews)
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Place Saint Pierre, Avignon, France
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+33 4 90 82 10 56
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Either way this Church ticks all the boxes and as we did 3 Churches during our visit to Avignon we found different items of interest in each ! What stood out at St P was the intricate carved doors be they Walnut , Cedar ,...More

Thank Skeney57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You'd never think so modestly as to call this Gothic jewel a mere parish church, but it is. It is located in a square in the center of Avignon. You can't really go inside, we were told, but the outside had more than enough architectural...More

Thank VWriter
Reviewed August 20, 2017

The doors and façade were what we first noticed when eating in the square one evening. Later in our visit we saw the church was unlocked, and wandered in, which was well worth it.

Thank David U
Reviewed July 5, 2017

Well worth a visit the dots merit several mentions in reviews but our tour guide pointed out the face of a Native American Indian on one of them, a bit of a surprise but as the Americas had just been discovered it was included to...More

Thank HimfromPenrith
Reviewed July 4, 2017

St. Peter's is more a church than museum. It does have a stunning doorway and windows that have survived more than a few wars. Beautiful courtyard and behind the church are many restaurants and cafes to choose from.

Thank Mike N
Reviewed June 5, 2017

I was surprised to enter in the middle of a service. And I was even more surprised about the old fashioned way of serving mass. The priest still standing with his back to the flock as 40 years ago in my own church. Strange to...More

Thank Peter D
Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

we found Eglise saint by accident almost. it is peacefull and because of the religion holiday it was little bit crowded but not disturbing level..

Thank Gani G
Reviewed April 30, 2017

We stopped in to see the carved front door, the windows and interior of this exceptional old church in Avignon. On the site where churches have existed since the 7th Century, the current building dates from around the middle 1300's with the new additions, the...More

Thank Richard J
Reviewed December 29, 2016

Very ornate exterior - this church hidden the side streets hides a beautiful ornate interior complete with artworks and well maintained walls windows and altar. Had a much warmer more welcoming feel than others we've seen. Quite cosy and intimate

1  Thank Ali-Chris1959
Reviewed December 8, 2016

You will go into the church using one of the two wooden carved doors.They are impressive.When you get in on your right there are four small chapels totally different of the usual style in other strict Gothic churches.They are original their arcs and arches are...More

Thank ioanna k
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