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Basilique Saint-Urbain

Pl. Vernier, Troyes, France
+33 3 25 73 37 13
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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 22 April 2017
Paul M
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Spain
Very nice

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

Reviewed 27 March 2017
mcenroute
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Pl. Vernier, Troyes, France
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Reviewed 22 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 6 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 10 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 26 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
Reviewed 4 July 2016

When we first saw Saint-Urbain in 1987, it was in sad shape. The choir windows were boarded up because the foundation of the church was unstable, its exterior was grimy, and it was open only on Sundays for services and brief visits. Today, the choir...More

Thank Stan P
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