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Stained glass windows were enough to bring be back. Good example of a romanesque church.

Short visit here on my way by train from Bruxelles was a pleasant one - many years ago long before... read more

Reviewed April 11, 2017
GuidoLocattelli
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Akron, Ohio
Old looking

This church feels genuinely old. The tower is from the 12th century, and the church itself from the... read more

Reviewed March 30, 2017
RHAHJ
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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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Apr 11, 2017
“Stained glass windows were enough to bring be back. Good example of a romanesque church.”
Mar 30, 2017
“Old looking”
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Reviewed April 11, 2017

Short visit here on my way by train from Bruxelles was a pleasant one - many years ago long before the range of calendar dates suitable for indicating the time of my first visit were made available for completing this review. I had seen one...More

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Reviewed March 30, 2017

This church feels genuinely old. The tower is from the 12th century, and the church itself from the 13th. Inside one sees the galleries that I believe to be typical of Romanesque churches. The ceilings seem authentic, from the 14th century. If you like history,...More

Thank RHAHJ
Reviewed March 11, 2017

This church had some very beautiful stained glass and we got to look through some ancient church things.

Thank Grant B
Reviewed September 13, 2016

You know from the mollusk shell, you are at the beginning of the pilgrimage trail that goes from the Pyrenees to the coast of Spain. The stained glass windows are explained by level on a signboard on the left side of the church (top, middle,...More

Thank The_Schaefers
Reviewed August 6, 2016

This is an early gothic church, which has a double entrance, some pointed arches, but still many round arches and double columns. It has little decoration, but at the entrance there are many burial sculptures and plates, as well as some angles, and there are...More

Thank Katrien S
Reviewed June 14, 2015

We came here as pilgrims on the Camino (Santiago de Compostela). This is acknowledged in some special reading boards inside this church, and you can get a Camino stamp from a lady who lives nearby. But what makes this church truly special are the stained...More

Thank Anthony-Susan
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