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Eglise St-Trophime, Arles

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Eglise St-Trophime is a Romanesque church built in the late 11th and 12th centuries on the site of several earlier churches. On the western portal, the intricately sculpted tympanum depicts St. Trophime, a late second- or early third-century bishop of Arles, holding a spiral staff. Throughout the church, look on the walls and ceiling for the medieval carvings depicting many lesser-known events from the history of Europe, as well as scenes supporting some religious beliefs in the region. You can view bone fragments of Arles' bishops, too. Put Eglise St-Trophime and other Arles attractions into our Arles trip itinerary planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • We had ice cream in the square that was full of young French students on tour with the school. Pleasant day. But I think this trip was only possible because we rented a car. And we use Avignon city-support fixed.
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  • If you are into viewing relics of the saints, this is the place to go. At the distant far left, from when you enter the church is a chapel full of holy relics of the saints. You pay a Euro ...(or was ...  more »
  • What is striking about this church, which is located in Piazza della Repubblica of Arles, is the splendid door beautifully worked, even the Interior is well maintained in perfect Romanesque style.
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