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Basilique Saint-Urbain

Pl. Vernier, Troyes, France
+33 3 25 73 37 13
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Interesting Gargoyles

This is a lovely Gothic church to wander around for a short visit. Light a candle, admire the... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
Maroochydore, Australia
The gargoyles are incredible!

This church has incredible array of gargoyles on its exterior. It's worth the visit just for these... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
Paul M
New York
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Pl. Vernier, Troyes, France
+33 3 25 73 37 13
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

This is a lovely Gothic church to wander around for a short visit. Light a candle, admire the stained glass, and check out the interesting gargoyles outside the church. I love the flying buttresses, and the beautiful stone work.

Thank NYandAussie
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This church has incredible array of gargoyles on its exterior. It's worth the visit just for these. Don't miss it.

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 27 March 2017

A very nice gotic church. One more of this interesting city. Excellent painted glasses on the windows.

Thank mcenroute
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Go inside and experience the splendor of high Gothic. A place steeped in history too. Fun on a rainy day to see the water coming out of the mouths of the gargoyles

Thank Andy R
Reviewed 5 October 2016

The already-posted reviews are on target. St. Urbain is well worth a visit, especially given it is right in the heart of the restaurant area of Troyes, When we were there last month, it was still undergoing structural renovation, but this does not detract much...More

Thank sateldegaman
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Absolutely stunning exterior and interior! So beautiful and peaceful. It was really complimented by the beautiful old city surrounding.

Thank lucieb362
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This huge church was built by Pope Urban IV on the very site of his father's shoe-mending shop, and is big enough to be a cathedral... but in this case, the actual cathedral is a little further along the road and is even bigger. However,...More

Thank Ffoodie
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Well worth a visit. A beautiful peaceful place. Lots of things to see and discover. I spent 15 mins in the pews just absorbing the place. It's beautiful. Go!

Thank MrsBsTravels
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

The history of this Basilica is really tied up with the town. Read the general information about Pope Ubain IV outside as he founded this church and oversaw the design which is beautiful. Lovely flying buttresses and lace stone work. A must see. Information in...More

1  Thank Jmahg
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Lovely , lace stone . Is a church you can see when you visit old town. When I saw this church It was surrounded by young people.

Thank MDania
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