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Basilica of St. Paul Serge (Basilique St-Paul-Serge)

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Address: Narbonne, France
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City Tour of Narbonne, The Old Roman Capital
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Don't miss the crypt ad the frog!

This church was built on an ancient crypt and some if the tombs are very well preserved with beautiful reliefs on them. Within the basilica itself there is a small font with a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 February 2017
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Southend
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

This church was built on an ancient crypt and some if the tombs are very well preserved with beautiful reliefs on them. Within the basilica itself there is a small font with a carving of a small frog lurking at the bottom under the water.

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London
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

We were in Toulouse in last Christmas and visited Narbounne after seeing Carcassion. We reached Carcassion on our Day 4 by train. We took 08-15am train and reached at Carcassion station at 9-25am. It was 70 mins journey from Toulouse Matabieu rail station and the fare was about £10 per head. After Medieval city visit, we came back to the... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Free and beautiful church very old ,very grand, its unique well worth a look .the cloister are being renovated at this time and I was most impressed as I watched stone masons and other talented craftsmen working in traditional ways to repair and replace original features and statues, amazing.

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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

vIsited the peaceful church, looked for the little carved frog in the font which was very delicate. A beautiful alter, worth a visit.

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Quillan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2015

This is one of the great sights in all France. An exceptional cathedral, unfinished after hundreds of years and yet beautiful in all its parts both inside and out. A true miracle of the middle ages.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015

The size of the church at 40 meters high is amazing. The cloister is beautiful and the stained glass windows are fantastic. How anyone could build a church like this 800 years ago is hard to believe. We were lucky to hear the church organ too the Sunday afternoon that we visited here.

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2015

With less than a day in Narbonne we were unable to see everything. Thank goodness we didn't miss this. It has the most incredible sense of calm. If it was a choice between this and the main cathedral, which is beautiful and worth seeing, this would win hands down. And if you get the chance find someone to show you... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2015

Near the market this is a really nice place...its a little less imposing than most but it has a more simple saced feeling

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2015

A more striking, less-ornamented interior than most (later-era) gothic churches that I have visited in France... Definitely less popular than Saint-Just on the tourist circuit, but to me more unique, more historically compelling. The Sisters there are very warm...gracious. One of them was nice enough to explain "le conte de la grenouille" to me just before a church service started.

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North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2014

We walked crossing the channel in the other area of Narbonne, the other "ville" and we admired the hstorical buildings and the very well kept historical evidences in a very tranquil town. The Church is a magnificent sample of protogothic architecture with great impressive interiors. Cannot be missed visiting Narbonne despite the restoration is in progress.

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