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“Unbelievable place. Don't miss.”

Monolithic Church of Saint-Jean of Aubeterre
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed 13 August 2014

Wow. Utterly stunned when we entered this holy place. An extraordinary space. Nothing like it. A place of worship of Christ since 12thc and originally 7th. A cathedral in a cave. Don't miss it. Words don't do it.

Thank Nick D
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Reviewed 13 August 2014

It cost 16 euros to get in for 2 adults and 2 teenagers. Be warned there are some very slippery steps and other slippery areas. Also a stretch of 70 steep steps to reach the top. We visited following interesting looking advertising but felt it was below average with nothing to see apart from rock and more rock. Perhaps someone religious might find it more interesting.

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Reviewed 11 August 2014

Let me just clarify something: I really dislike going to churches. But this was simply unique, anyone would love it.

Thank Stanley-Gulland
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Reviewed 10 August 2014

Extraordinary place - very atmospheric and even more impressive than the one on St Emilion - and they put on a great variety of concerts in the summer...

Thank Victoria P
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Reviewed 4 August 2014

Certainly a very impressive huge monolithic church with an unbelievably big and stunning reliquary carved out of one stone as well. Very mysterious and lovely. Take a jacket with as it is always cold in this church. Certainly worth a visit

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