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St-Trophime Cloister (Cloitre St-Trophime)

Off place de la Republique, Arles, France
+33 4 90 49 36 74
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Lovely place

Very peaceful,lovely cloisters and the roof was good. Good views. Short film explaining all about... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2016
RachelDunsdon
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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
ORNATE PILLARS WITH CARVED CAPITALS

This beautiful cloister, which was built over the 12th century and 13th century, is well preserved... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2016
KTGP
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Adelaide, Australia
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Off place de la Republique, Arles, France
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

Very peaceful,lovely cloisters and the roof was good. Good views. Short film explaining all about the place.

Thank RachelDunsdon
Reviewed 16 June 2016

This beautiful cloister, which was built over the 12th century and 13th century, is well preserved. There are numerous ornate pillars and columns with carved capitals. Take the stairs which lead to rooms above and then onto the roof of the cloister. Up here there...More

Thank KTGP
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Like all of the fascinating places to visit in Arles, the Place du St-Trophime Square, the Church and Cloisters is a fascinating insight into life in very early France, the history of local religion and the occupation of the region by the Romans. Certainly a...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 15 June 2016

I love cloisters. They never cease to be a source of comfort when I can step inside and revel in the quiet and peace, far from the craziness of the big cities. This one is no different. It is quiet visually as well. Unlike some...More

1  Thank travelfreak53
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Interesting building and grounds, with columns and architecture that provides a glimpse into the middle ages. We had purchased the the Advantage Pass at our first stop, the Roman Arena and went to several sites on this pass that we might have skipped. The pass...More

1  Thank 5nn
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

We visited the cloister as it was included on the Advantage Pass we had bought from the L'Office de Tourisme and were delighted that we did. What an absolutely beautiful and tranquil place in the midst of a busy, bustling city! We took time to...More

Thank Fairdene
Reviewed 29 May 2016

The ticket that you can buy for 11€ and gives access to many of the sights in Arles includes the cloisters. They are amazingly peaceful and there is a useful film which explains the various ages of the cloisters, the statues and the adjoining buildings.

Thank Sus1952
Reviewed 24 May 2016

The grounds and building were in much better shape than I was expecting. It was pleasant to walk around, and arch ways, art, and items of interest were easy to see, review and look at. The detail in the stone work is extremely well preserved...More

Thank Hepple W
Reviewed 21 May 2016

It was very interesting to see how cloistered nuns would have lived. Plus, the architecture and stone work in the cloister is worth a visit.

Thank Porsche_Guy
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Absolutely a must see! Incredibly preserved, amazing architecture from 12th and 14th centuries as the building was done at different times. Very special place that takes you back in time and makes you imagine stories from the past.

Thank evifinky
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