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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  • August 16, 2017
    Tours just kept brining more and more amazing architecture and beautiful churches. This church gives such an insite to St Martin, his crypt is so tranquil and in a way comforting... We really enjoyed ...  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    This place an atmosphere full of history, belief, a mystical place or time stops for a few moments. Magnificent architecture.
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  • August 13, 2017
    We stopped in this basilica X a prayer to the Saint saw we were passing through. Church nicely landscaped extremely and finished well inside. Under the altar in the apse with small conference room and bare de sa X worship
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  • May 13, 2017
    beautiful crypt. restration dome
  • June 19, 2017
    Beautiful, peaceful church and crypt.
  • June 6, 2017
    old church,beautiful
  • July 30, 2012
    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.
  • August 26, 2014
    Awe some ness

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