Morning spent wandering around. Good displays and multi lingual cards for those of us who hate the inevitable electronic guided tour.
About Pope's Palace (Palais des Papes)
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Amazing architecture and a bit creepy for all but devout, old fashioned catholics! The scale of the development inspires awe. Definitely worth a visit.
The Palais des Papes is THE place in Avignon. That's why you would get there. No need to assess the monument. It is outstanding, you are in the heart of history, you talk to the popes, you are privileged. Just learn, enjoy, think, pray. You...More
I had no idea that there was such a religious influence! The audio guide was wonderful and the palais is extremely well maintained. Well worth a visit
Interesting history about the Popes at this site and about all the uses of this fantastic building. Definitely get the headset that guides you through the palace.
Worth the visit to a very busy City. We were not impressed with Avignon itself. For a walled City it had far too much traffic and you had to look very hard to find somewhere you felt you weren't being ripped off as a tourist
I had expected more of this Palace. It was basically just a shell with a few information boards in the rooms (not all of which were in English). Having said that, we did not opt for the audio guide - maybe there was more info...More
The visit is worth, however the first half you will see only "walls" since everything was removed from its interior, but you can hear the whole history from the audio guide and also video monitors inside. On the second floor then the visit is a...More
Truly amazing place, realised my gap in History find out the Pose had lived in Avignon. The tours are fantastic, if you get the best guide, the others can be a little repetitive. The guided tours are well worth the effort as is the wander...More