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“Not Terribly Impressive” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Musee des Augustins

Musee des Augustins
Ranked #6 of 140 things to do in Toulouse
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quebec
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39 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Not Terribly Impressive”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012

The architecture of the building was relatively interesting. But the exhibits were not terribly inspiring. Anyone who is short of time should not bother visiting this site.

Visited September 2012
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Nanjing, China
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“Most beautiful building in Toulouse”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2012

I live here in Toulouse now, and whenever anyone comes to visit, THIS is where I take them. The building and cloister of this former monastery are so beautiful! The art is classical, not to everyone's taste? OK, but don't miss the building!

Visited November 2012
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Worcestershire, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
“Stunning vaulting”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2012

The exterior is very austere brickwork, a bit like Albi cathedral. When we visited there was scaffolding round the outside of the apse for restoration work but it is still very impressive. Inside the vaulting is absolutely stunning, especially at the apse end where there's a 22 'branch' palm vault. You can see it easily reflected in the large circular mirror installed around the pillar, though the visual effect can be a bit bizarre.

Visited September 2012
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Berkeley, California
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“nice museum”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2012

The Musee is in an old monastery and the setting and display of paintings and sculpture was very well done. A nice surprise and well worth going to.

Visited October 2012
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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“Tranquility”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2012

Lovely garden surrounded by arches with vegetables and herbs all identified.
Fantastic display of statuary. A must see site in Toulouse

Visited September 2012
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