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There is not a great deal to see in the Eglise des Dominican and there is a 2 euro entry charge... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
RobertJE
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London, United Kingdom
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Excellent place to visit

To complain about the €2 fee, or that the church is "empty", is rather to miss the point. Empty or... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
lawdylawdy
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To complain about the €2 fee, or that the church is "empty", is rather to miss the point. Empty or not, it's a graceful, elegant and impressive building, enclosing a huge space with stone and glass. And what glass! I mean, come on.... it's 700+...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

This church is definitely worth the 2 euros! Come and spend some time here looking at the beautiful art. Several reviewers have eloquently described “La Vierge au Buisson de Roses” and we too were fascinated by this beautiful work of art. However, we spent about...More

Thank Hulies
Reviewed 5 August 2018

A lot of people complai about the entrance fee. There are almost in all countries in Europe where they charge to look at the wonderful art. And here you have a masterpiece of Martin Schongauer - so it is worth to pay the entrance fee....More

1  Thank 545medva
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Stark church. A few nice paintings but otherwise nt really worth the price of admission. Just a big emoty section with columns and then a place for Masses that had the art.

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Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

There is not a great deal to see in the Eglise des Dominican and there is a 2 euro entry charge. However, I thought two things made it fascinating. The first was the centre piece by Martin Shoengaur (lots more of his work is in...More

Thank RobertJE
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Nothing to go out of your way to see. I also disagree with paying to get into a church in the first place.

1  Thank Singapore_stunner
Reviewed 9 May 2018

I am mocking the idea of being exasperated to see more incomparable masterpieces, as if one could ever grow tired of artistic perfection. Meaning: the Unterlinden Museum nearby has a whole exhibit of the art of the German Renaissance master Martin Schongauer, and now here...More

2  Thank Charming_Karl
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Some Tripadvisor reviewers object to the small entrance fee for the Dominican Church and even claim church entrance fees don’t exist elsewhere. Travelling in Europe, we remember for certain having paid fees in Italy, Spain, Portugal, the Netherlands, Germany and the UK. In London, for...More

2  Thank Trainbleu
Reviewed 4 October 2017

This has taken 'stick' from some reviewers on the basis of an entry charge (although diminutive at around 1.50 E). I suspect this is acceptable, and permitted within French law, because the place is no longer consecrated. We were there right at Mass time on...More

2  Thank Martyn N
Reviewed 5 September 2017

The Dominican church charges 1.50 euros to enter. Why? A church should not charge to enter. I refuse to enter a place of worship that charges admission.

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