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Eglise Sainte-Croix d'Oloron

64400, Oloron-Sainte-Marie, France
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What middle age was about

This old church dating XI century if I remember well is a good example of what you would have found... read more

Reviewed September 27, 2017
PJ R
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Hidden Away

One is transported to the middle ages, ancient tombstones, stunning architecture and beautiful... read more

Reviewed September 21, 2017
henryborgbarthet
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Valletta, Malta
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good44%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
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27 Sep 2017
“What middle age was about”
21 Sep 2017
“Hidden Away”
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64400, Oloron-Sainte-Marie, France
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Reviewed September 27, 2017

This old church dating XI century if I remember well is a good example of what you would have found visiting these places long long time ago. It is well preserved and in a very calm (dead) part of town. It is too bad that...More

Thank PJ R
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Reviewed September 21, 2017

One is transported to the middle ages, ancient tombstones, stunning architecture and beautiful mosaics, a very interesting Church, worth a visit

Thank henryborgbarthet
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Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

This Church is more than 1000 y/o. Probably she was transformed in mosque by the maurs and be returned shortly after to the Catholics

1  Thank xaviercap
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Reviewed July 10, 2016

another well preserved french church in a beautiful village of Oloron. we enjoyed our visit. the village is also worth the detour

Thank Claire C
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Reviewed October 1, 2014

beautifully proportioned church with interesting features, especially the carvings at the entrance and the wall and pillar frescoes which are partially still intact. I didn't see any over renovation. as mentioned by another reviewer. Word of warning, don't go to this town without a good...More

1  Thank Lynn F
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Reviewed September 21, 2014

Another over-enthusiastic late 19th/early 20th C renovation which left a church devoid of its original character; even worse than at the cathedral.

Thank Living_our_Dream
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