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Basilique Notre-Dame d'Orcival

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Chris T wrote a review Oct 2019
Lincoln, United Kingdom303 contributions62 helpful votes
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Dark volcanic stone basilica, with some bizarre instruments of torture/captivity on the outside wall. Chimes are silenced at night, which is a blessing if you are accommodated around the village square. Nicely illuminated at night. Crypt is an oasis of peace and set aside for
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Ian M wrote a review Jun 2019
Ashbourne, United Kingdom483 contributions152 helpful votes
Well worth a visit whilst in quaint Ocival, the building is classic Norman architecture built with the local volcanic stone, and also has an impressive and very atmospheric crypt. It really looks and feels that it belongs to its area. Of course like almost all French churches
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Date of experience: June 2019
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kiteguru_goa wrote a review May 2018
Mandrem, India41 contributions11 helpful votes
Not too much to see here but it's worth going down to the crypt. Sadly there is not much information on the history of this establishment
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Date of experience: May 2018
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MILOUW wrote a review Aug 2017
New York City, New York1,174 contributions415 helpful votes
This large and beautiful Basilica dominates the country side around it. It appears to be the archetype of an Auvergne Roman Church.
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Date of experience: August 2017
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aa27 wrote a review May 2017
Lausanne, Switzerland545 contributions163 helpful votes
Dark (from volcanic stone) and imposing in the middle of the small village, slightly oppressive, but surely interesting with its Romanesque architecture and huge interior.
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Date of experience: April 2017
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