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Church of Saint-Savin sur Gartempe

Place de la Liberation, 86310 Saint-Savin, France
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Rare surviving wall paintings on a cathedral scale

A surprise to find this, and well worth seeing. The interiors were not crowded giving me time to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rowena W
Remarkable 11/12th Century art work

The children might be bored walking around this abbey, but it is well worth a visit. Remarkable... read more

Reviewed February 27, 2016
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1 week ago
“Rare surviving wall paintings on a cathedral scale”
Feb 27, 2016
“Remarkable 11/12th Century art work”
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Place de la Liberation, 86310 Saint-Savin, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A surprise to find this, and well worth seeing. The interiors were not crowded giving me time to really appreciate the complexity of the paintings.

Thank Rowena W
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Reviewed 27 February 2016

The children might be bored walking around this abbey, but it is well worth a visit. Remarkable well preserved frescoes and a definite medieval feel to the place make it stand out and you can feel the history. Outside there is a tree lined car...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2013

This Abbey is decorated with frescoes. The nave has the Old Testament, mainly Adam, Noah, and Abraham, and deeper into the church are New Testament figures. Plus St. Michael, never quite sure where he belongs. (Isn't the war between the angels found in Milton? I...More

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