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Denis C wrote a review Jul 2018
Howwood, United Kingdom220 contributions127 helpful votes
This is s little gem of Romanesque architecture, the first church in the world dedicated to the memory of St Thomas a Becket shortly after his martyrdom in Canterbury cathedral on the orders of King Henry II. It is difficult to get access to the church except at mass times.
Date of experience: June 2018
tofrek1885 wrote a review Feb 2018
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom86 contributions23 helpful votes
I was particularly looking forward to see this "English" church in Salamanca but could never find it open. Check its opening times if you are especially anxious to see it.
Date of experience: February 2018
walksrocco wrote a review Sep 2017
Edmonton, Canada159 contributions66 helpful votes
I only wish we could have got inside! We walked by it on two different occasions, but it was not open then. I took some photos of the outside. It is one of the oldest churches, and for that reason alone it is worth a visit. An interesting neighbourhood around there, too.
Date of experience: September 2017
tombillinge wrote a review Aug 2016
Trumbull, Connecticut1,199 contributions520 helpful votes
This is a really lovely little church. There is something special about old churches, especially the smaller ones. This one has a nice plaza around it that you can stop in for a coffee.
Date of experience: August 2016
Cat8250 wrote a review Dec 2013
Taunton, England, United Kingdom101 contributions50 helpful votes
Despite my atheism I was quite affected by the air of tranquility and the stunning architecture of this ancient church. The rotunda design is extremely attractive and the weight of centuries is evident in every stone. Whilst I was there a constant stream of people came in for a few moments contemplative silence and, indeed, the church is an aesthetically pleasing island of peace in the middle of the bustling city.…
Date of experience: December 2013