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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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  • Great place that aspires to calm and serenity magnificent restoration of very beautiful exhibition the summer during festival photos
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  • The statuary of the portal is very interesting by his work. Take your time to admire the work in detail. This church is a beautiful jewel of the heritage of the city of Arles.
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  • A very beautiful church located downtown d Arles, located on a beautiful square with its town hall and its Obelisk, a great place to see absolutely Arles
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