Eglise And Cloitre St-trophime

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  • Address: Place de la Republique, Arles, France
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +33-490960738
  • Ticket Price: 4 EUR
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Outdoors, Family And Kids, Architecture , Cathedral , Heritage Building, Unesco Site
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A cathedral dating back to 11th century, Eglise St-Trophime is a masterpiece by the Romans at the great exhibition called the world. The St. Trophime , in all its wonderful details and elegance, was built on the site of an 8th century church dedicated to St. Stephen, the first Christian martyr.

Magnificent, astonishing, brilliant are just a few words that will cross your mind on seeing the Eglise St-Trophime. It’s well preserved 12th century portal is the major attraction and is considered as the finest achievement of the southern Romanesque style. With intricate carvings depicting chained souls being dragged off to hell on the right side, and saints delivering justice on the left, the theme of the portal is the Last Judgement. Full length statues of the saints stand on either side of the portal with St. Trophime and St. Stephen at prominent positions. The inside of the Eglise St-Trophime is minimal but home to fantastically symmetrical designs and artworks in light pastel shades.

One of the great attractions is the cloisters of St-Trophime. These cloisters represent two distinct architectural styles thanks to the two different centuries they were constructed in. The north and east galleries of cloisters are 12th century Romanesque architecture while the south and west galleries are late – 14th century Gothic. The pillars of the cloisters are a thing of beauty, carved with fine sculptures of Biblical scenes.

A rich history, magnificence and with the power to transform you back to a several hundred years make the cathedral a wonderful site to spend an afternoon learning. In 1981 the Eglise and Cloistre St-Trophime were declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Eglise And Cloitre St-trophime Travel Tips

  • Free entry for children.
  • Shorter hours from October to April.

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  • Eglise And Cloitre St-trophime Address: Place de la Republique, Arles, France
  • Eglise And Cloitre St-trophime Contact Number: +33-490960738
  • Eglise And Cloitre St-trophime Timing: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Eglise And Cloitre St-trophime Price: 4 EUR
  • Best time to visit Eglise And Cloitre St-trophime(preferred time): 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Eglise And Cloitre St-trophime: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 36.33% of people who visit Arles include Eglise And Cloitre St-trophime in their plan

  • 51.16% of people start their Eglise And Cloitre St-trophime visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Eglise And Cloitre St-trophime

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