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L'Eglise Notre Dame de la Mar

19 Place Jean XXIII, 13460 Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, France
+33 4 90 97 80 25
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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 8, 2017
prado_carlos
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London, United Kingdom
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19 Place Jean XXIII, 13460 Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, France
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+33 4 90 97 80 25
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Reviewed 18 September 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

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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

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

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Reviewed 4 August 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

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Reviewed 5 March 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

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Reviewed 8 November 2016

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

Thank david k
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Reviewed 11 July 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.

Thank Patricia C
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Reviewed 12 April 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

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Reviewed 19 March 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.

Thank clauschr
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Reviewed 29 September 2015

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

Thank Georgie J
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Reviewed 27 September 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

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