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Nice church (unfortunately closed)

This so called Templars Chapel, is probably one of Metz's oldest buildings dating to the 12th... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
thomasozbun
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Vicenza, Italy
Never seems to be open

I wanted to see the chapel but based on reviews it never seems to be open. It’s a neat piece of... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
GoodFood88
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 weeks ago
“Nice church (unfortunately closed)”
5 Sep 2018
“Never seems to be open ”
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According to tradition, the Knights Templar who came to Metz in 1133 built the chapel between 1180 and 1220. The church was part of a larger Commandry destroyed at the same time the Order was abolished. It represents an architectural masterpiece in...more
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1 rue de la Citadelle, 57000, Metz, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This so called Templars Chapel, is probably one of Metz's oldest buildings dating to the 12th century but was unfortunately closed. That was quite unfortunate as I had seen online it contained some fine medieval frescoes as well as more modern ones inside.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank thomasozbun
Reviewed 18 September 2018

I read many reviews saying the chapel isn't open to the public. However, last week, I just walked in, the guard told me it has been open tot he public from start of summer till the end of september, only during the afternoon.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

I wanted to see the chapel but based on reviews it never seems to be open. It’s a neat piece of history hidden in the city, but it appears just something to admire from the outside.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank GoodFood88
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

This small chapel, though a great little peeve of history, is not open to the public. There are two historical markers with info but they are in French.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Karen H
Reviewed 24 August 2017

The Knights Templar evoke thoughts of legend and the crusades, no doubt promoted by their untimely disbandment in the early 14th Century. This Protestant temple is a small octagonal chapel and not generally open to the public (however there is an information board which enhances...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank MikenMissy
Reviewed 20 May 2017

You can only see this from the outside. There is some useful history described in a sign. You can easily work this in in walk around the city

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Phil S
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The Templar's Chapel is a fascinating building, I would have loved to see how it looked inside. There were no opening hours and I am not sure whether you have to possibility to go inside at all. Nevertheless, the building has a fascinating story, as...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank TravellingPassion78
Reviewed 14 December 2016

It is really a beautiful and special little chapel of the Knights Templar. Unfortunately it was not open when we were there, but this is an important and historic site for the Knights.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Ornithorh
Reviewed 5 September 2016

The Templar chapel is open in July , August and until September 15 from 14h to 18h according to the Tourism office. Hope this helps.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 12 March 2016

This site is on the Michelin walking tour of Metz. We arrived before the opening time on a Sunday and walked the around the exterior for about 1 minute. Given the ancient architecture and history we were hoping to enter. We would suggest that before...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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