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St-Trophime Cloister (Cloitre St-Trophime)

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Address: Off place de la Republique, Arles, France
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A juwel that you have to visit

A wonderful monastery in the old center of Arles, well reconstructed and very quiet. You can walk through without a guide and watch wonderful details of architecture.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
kucerovajana
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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful monastery in the old center of Arles, well reconstructed and very quiet. You can walk through without a guide and watch wonderful details of architecture.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Of the sights in Arles, this is one to visit. The history, architecture and statues are interesting.

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Brooklyn, New York, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

What a beautiful space, both the outside cloister and the interior rooms. A bit more history/explanation would help, but a nice place to visit. Much more interesting than the attached church.

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

This was the sight I liked best in the whole of Arles. Cool, beautiful, and very atmospheric. Entrance is €4.50.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

The entrance to the cloister is to the right of the church facade. It's a gorgeous cloister, full of intricately carved pillars/columns and statues. There is a terrace that gives a good view of the courtyard. The interior of the Cathedral St Trophime is quite simple, but the facade is elaborate and interesting.

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

We were getting all "churched out" after two weeks in Provence, but this place is just beautiful. The cloister and façade have such beautiful carvings; well worth a short visit when you are in Arles for Van Gogh touring. The church sits on a lovely plaza, across from the underground vaults, a bit spooky but fun.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Visited as part of the Rencontres d'Arles photo festival and got the bonus of this amazing building. Certainly worth a visit in it's own right.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

In the center of town, just off the place de la Republice. In the old days Arles was the seat of an Archbishop. The Archbishop's palace is right next to the cloister. The cloister is idyllic and has been carefully renovated.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

An amazing building, elegant and peaceful. The short movie gives a good overview of its architecture. The statues adorning the columns are beautiful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

Visited on beautiful sunny day and all was calm and relaxed. Lovely place to wander around with no disturbance by staff. Worth going to see. Disppointed by the presence of pigeons and their droppings in such a lovely place and would suggest that the authorities clear them out as they damage the pictures and stone.

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