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Eglise Sainte-Marthe de Tarascon

Rue de l'Ancient College, Tarascon, France
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Visit while in Tarascon.

An interesting church across the street from the Chateau de Tarascon. Not over the top in design... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Tom I
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Middleton
A surprise to learn that Martha is entombed here

Came across the reference to this church in planning for our trip. We found it at the website... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2016
Geoff A
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Houston, Texas
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11 Apr 2017
“Visit while in Tarascon.”
31 Oct 2016
“A surprise to learn that Martha is entombed here”
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Rue de l'Ancient College, Tarascon, France
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

An interesting church across the street from the Chateau de Tarascon. Not over the top in design, it is noteworthy as the tomb of Saint Martha and being two churches in one. The present church is built over the original crypt.

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Reviewed 31 October 2016

Came across the reference to this church in planning for our trip. We found it at the website "Catholic Shrines in France." So glad we included a visit on our trip. The church itself is remarkably well maintained, as if an army of Marthas have...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

The collégiale Royale Sainte Marthe de Tarascon is not to be missed. It is one of the most renowned sanctuary of southern France. Its construction started during the 12th century with additions untill the 18th century. In the crypt lays Saint Martha's tomb and the...More

Thank Terry B
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

You would not believe how important Tarascon has been in history until you'd visited this church (as well as the castle and some items in the centre and surroundings of the city).

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Reviewed 14 July 2016

Sainte Marthe, buried here, was the sister of Lazarus and a disciple of Jesus-Christ, who came to these lands at the same time as the two Maries of Camargue fame. The church dates back to the 11th century and was revered as a pilgrimage site...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Beautiful Church, very well kept. There was a man playing the beautiful pipe organ. Some of the things at the church are really antique. Very nice!

Thank Marilia Z
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