Basilica of St. Martin, Tours

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Basilica of St. Martin is a Roman Catholic basilica dedicated to Saint Martin of Tours, on whose tomb it was built. It is located in Tours, France.It was built to replace an earlier basilica, built in the Middle Ages and thoroughly demolished during the French Revolution (see Martin of Tours#The shrine and the devotion).The basilica was built between 1886 and 1924 by French architect Victor Laloux in a neo-Byzantine style, on part of the site of the original Basilica which was repurchased by the Church. It was dedicated July 4, 1925.
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  • The Basilica is somewhat austere inside, not as ornate as many others in France, but it has an interesting history and is worthwhile to visit. The exterior is impressive and well preserved. It can be ...  more »
  • Big, unavoidable monument for walkers of Santiago! His visit is worth the visit.
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  • Located in the centre of the old towers, St Martin's Church is a must for anyone who wants to understand the history of the city and the impact of the MARTIN Bishop who gave TOURS his fame. The Benedictine Sisters also host the Compostela pilgrims that take the famous way of Tours.
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  • beautiful crypt. restration dome
  • Beautiful, peaceful church and crypt.
  • old church,beautiful
  • I was more interested in the historical remnants than in the 19th century material, but still there is something of the former, although almost overwhelmed by the latter.
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