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Church of St Martin de Tours

201 Evangeline Blvd, Saint Martinville, LA 70582-4538
+1 337-394-6021
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An Acadiana "must do"

I have been to this church hundreds of times, but yesterday I took someone there to show them... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2018
bandman
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Lafayette, LA
Beautiful Historic Church

While in Saint Martinville visiting the Acadian Museum, it was only a short walk to this church. It... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2017
Joseph B
,
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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The mother church of the Acadians, this lovely 162-year-old church sits in the heart of charming St. Martinville.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“interior” (5 reviews)
“grotto” (4 reviews)
“town” (5 reviews)
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201 Evangeline Blvd, Saint Martinville, LA 70582-4538
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+1 337-394-6021
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Reviewed January 9, 2018

I have been to this church hundreds of times, but yesterday I took someone there to show them around. It was a different manner of looking at the church. The person I was with is not Catholic so I was able to explain some of...More

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Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

While in Saint Martinville visiting the Acadian Museum, it was only a short walk to this church. It is the home church of the Cajun people and it is quite beautiful inside. It's still an active Parrish, so it is important to be respectful. Behind...More

Thank Joseph B
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Reviewed August 20, 2017

This is such a beautiful church. The stain glass windows are impressive.The wood work is so beautiful. Visit the graves and the Evangeline statue on the side and back.

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Reviewed August 8, 2017

Excellent place to visit when in the area with many local attractions all in walking distance. Lots of good local restaurants in the area

Thank Joe c
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Reviewed August 6, 2017

Nice church on the outside and grounds. We only looked around the outside and took a look at the statue of Evangeline which is located to the rear of the church.

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Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

Just an average looking church with a steeple from the outside but cross the threshold and it is breath taking. Highly recommend a visit here for anyone who appreciates beautiful churches/buildings. Special appreciation for the Stations of the Cross. Most beautiful ones I have ever...More

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Reviewed July 26, 2017

This church building is absolutely stunning. While it still serves as the focal point of this Cajun town, the Catholic church originally ran in the town (as they did in France). It's fascinating to visit a place in the United States where this was the...More

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Reviewed May 2, 2017

This is a beautiful old church inside and out. I heard it is one of the oldest in the area and the history of the people that built it is quite fascinating.

Thank Geo G
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Reviewed March 14, 2017

OK, I added a little pun in my title, no offense intended. I grew up in this church and have seen many refurbishings and changes through the years, still it is awe inspiring just to view the architecture and art work, not to mention the...More

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Reviewed March 7, 2017

One of the oldest churches in the south. Beautiful interior, as well as, exterior grounds. The church square is surrounded by historic charming buildings in a town once called "Petit Paris".

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I might be answering this twice, not sure that first answer actually went through. Last time we were there, in last year or so, the pipes were still visible in the organ loft/choir loft and the organ was still in place... More
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