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Thus is a nice enough church.

This is a splendid looking church from the outside and it is the dominant feature of the town. The... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2017
johnhouston2
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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
Beautiful church

Beautiful simple church, full of amazing history and worth spending a few hours to absorb... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2017
prado_carlos
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 18, 2017

This is a splendid looking church from the outside and it is the dominant feature of the town. The interior is less spectacular, but you can gain access to the roof where you can take in the fantastic views. A word of warning here: as...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful simple church, full of amazing history and worth spending a few hours to absorb everything!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank prado_carlos
Reviewed August 4, 2017

This is the main historical attraction in town. really worth a visit. Don't miss the underground crypt and the black saint who is the main saint for the French gypsies. Beware of ladies at entrance who try to "gift" you a cross but then aggressively...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank AsiaLovers
Reviewed March 4, 2017

This is the center of gypsies pilgrimmage,the church where the 3 Saints reliquas are hosted,,from where they are carried out to the beach every year

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Couif
Reviewed November 8, 2016

statue of saint sara in the crypta of the church. try to visit the chapel in the tower of the church.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank david k
Reviewed July 11, 2016

Lovely statues and paintings, a great view of the city from the roof. There are explanations of the story of the Maries the city is named after, and also of St Sarah, patron of the Gypsies.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Patricia C
Reviewed April 12, 2016

We were keen to see this church but when we arrived we found that it was closed for maintenance for most of this year. Consequently, we felt that we had wasted our time in trying to get to it. It is easy to find, dominating...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Michael C
Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

Great view from the roof but very disappointing that the church itself is closed for renovation until September 2016. There isn't much more to say, even if tripadvisor thinks I should expound.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank clauschr
Reviewed September 28, 2015

Full of relics, charms and mystery...well worth the visit...the Saint for the Gypsy's resides here...check out the weeping stone!

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Georgie J
Reviewed September 27, 2015

You can't miss this church - it rears up from the centre of the little town, looking like a fortified tower of a castle! It dates back to the 4th Century but has been destroyed and rebuilt many times. Being a fortified church, it has...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank CalBristol
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