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Secret church in Avignon

This is behind the palace of the popes and no one visits . It is very beautiful dedicated to saint... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ETHKino
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Paris, France
Impressive church and great surroundings

Apart from the seer size, solidity and magnificence of this building at night on its surroundings... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
Ricardo B
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is behind the palace of the popes and no one visits . It is very beautiful dedicated to saint Pierre . Go in the front door and put the back door on the right to see the walls of the church.

Thank ETHKino
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Stumbled across it - always enjoy a peaceful moment away from touristic places. As noted earlier wooden door carvings peculiar & interesting

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Apart from the seer size, solidity and magnificence of this building at night on its surroundings and gardens there are a lot of very lively restaurants cafes and bars that in my opinion are the best in the city. Great area to visit church, eat...More

Thank Ricardo B
Reviewed 23 May 2018

From our apartment in Avignon, we enjoyed a great view of the church and the sound of the bells, so we decided to pay a visit. It's very nice and has some interesting touches, for example a beautiful old tapestry of the church front. If...More

1  Thank Allen M
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Either way this Church ticks all the boxes and as we did 3 Churches during our visit to Avignon we found different items of interest in each ! What stood out at St P was the intricate carved doors be they Walnut , Cedar ,...More

Thank Skeney57
Reviewed 14 November 2017

You'd never think so modestly as to call this Gothic jewel a mere parish church, but it is. It is located in a square in the center of Avignon. You can't really go inside, we were told, but the outside had more than enough architectural...More

1  Thank VWriter
Reviewed 21 August 2017

The doors and façade were what we first noticed when eating in the square one evening. Later in our visit we saw the church was unlocked, and wandered in, which was well worth it.

1  Thank David U
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Well worth a visit the dots merit several mentions in reviews but our tour guide pointed out the face of a Native American Indian on one of them, a bit of a surprise but as the Americas had just been discovered it was included to...More

Thank HimfromPenrith
Reviewed 5 July 2017

St. Peter's is more a church than museum. It does have a stunning doorway and windows that have survived more than a few wars. Beautiful courtyard and behind the church are many restaurants and cafes to choose from.

Thank Mike N
Reviewed 6 June 2017

I was surprised to enter in the middle of a service. And I was even more surprised about the old fashioned way of serving mass. The priest still standing with his back to the flock as 40 years ago in my own church. Strange to...More

Thank Peter D
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