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Place du Palais, Avignon, France
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This Cathedral is worth a visit when visiting Avignon and when also visiting the Palace of the Popes.

Thank D0dge51
Reviewed 1 week ago

The church is just beside the Palace which probably attracts more visitors than a similar church further away would do. There isn't much to see here. The main feature that is interesting is the statue on the spire, perfectly good to watch from the outside....More

Thank dgjohansson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cathedral is perched between the Palace of the Popes and the Rocher des Doms gardens. Its prominent bell tower is topped with a gilded statue of the Virgin Mary. The inside has beautiful stained glass windows, statues, a 12th century marble throne and a...More

Thank weberwest
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

This cathedral attached to le palais des Papes blends perfectly with the magnificent architecture of the area and specially the spire is great. Lovely inside as well

Thank Ricardo B
Reviewed 9 June 2018

Splendid interiors and a spacious view over the plaza around the Papal Palace make this church well worth a visit.

Thank bangkokcassidy
Reviewed 31 May 2018

I enjoyed visiting this church very much , mostly because it was decorated with such deicate and good taste. It has some details that show that it was used by the popes at one time

Thank syan0vich
Reviewed 4 May 2018

A lot of history is found here. Beautiful architecture and design. A must see when visiting Avignon.

Thank Sean D
Reviewed 28 April 2018

The high square tower of the cathedral looms above the Palais des Papes. Built in the 12th century it has been altered several times. The bell tower, capped with a 4.5-tonne gold statue of the Virgin Mary, is the dominant feature of the exterior. We...More

Thank Larry C
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Attended Palm Sunday Mass with the local congregation. Sharing the faith is always inspirational. The church was unheated, reflecting the political disdain of the government for Christianity.

Thank moseman73
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

The church was closed after we climbed up many flights of stairs from the Pope's Palace. We took the opportunity to take pictures of the outside and the view of the city.

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