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Pope's Palace (Palais des Papes)

Place du Palais des Papes, 84000, Avignon, France
+33 4 32 74 32 74
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The residence of the soveriegn pontiffs in the 14th century is the largest Gothic Palace in the world. 25 areas to visit : ceremonila halls, chapels, cloister, the Pope's provate apartments with their priceless frescos, as well as a scenographic area, the Musée de l'Oeuvre, wich presents the development and history of the building since it was build. Ranked as UNESCO world heritage.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Place du Palais des Papes, 84000, Avignon, France
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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

The pope palace is very big and with nice explanation in each room. There is cafe in case you need some refreshments. It is definitely a thing you must see if you are in Avignon.

Thank RieList
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Architecture for the fan of all buildings medieval? and beautiful. One has only to look at the craftsmanship and extensive work of these buildings and marvel at how they were built.

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

If you're visiting Avignon anyway then seeing the Pope's Palace is one of the so called "must see" sights but don't set your expectations too high. It's an interesting place to see but there's nothing spectacular about it that makes it special. Worth an hour...More

Thank BruceSXM
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Toured here today - incredible history dating back to 13th century. The frescoes steer incredibly beautiful, as are the tiles. Right in city center, allow an hour. Audio tour available.

Thank lduquettenh
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Very interesting place to visit, we did have the headset, but they do have information in all languages at all the points of interest.

Thank denard
Reviewed 23 July 2016

The sheer monumentalism of a vast gothic building and its historical importance, architectural and clerical. Amazing. Must go and Must donate to keep preserving such beauty!

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Reviewed 23 July 2016

This location must be seen if for the few frescos that remain. Not a stylish palace but never the less the historical value is worth the visit.

Thank Ed G
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Excellent attraction to visit. Walk in the footsteps of the Pope and look out of the balcony window where they waived to the crowd below. Not disabled friendly, lots of steps.

Thank gas65
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Visit took over two hours and so interesting. Loads of information even for English speakers. Would put it first on a list of places to go in Avignon

Thank John B
Reviewed 23 July 2016

This was well worth the admission price. The architectural structure and artifacts were remarkably maintained.

Thank ebrightbob
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Iwona O
14 June 2017|
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Response from delilah5 | Reviewed this property |
from what we saw it was okay for wheelchairs, but it is quite a hike from the popular chain hotels which are all about a km away!!
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jkay510
24 October 2016|
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Response from trishann4 | Reviewed this property |
Easy. You would get near the Pont d Avignon and if you go to the bridge information shop you can buy a ticket to go on the bridge and straight into the Palais. Enjoy.
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