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Impressive church with good information

Lovely church to visit if you are in Amboise. Some really impressive stone masonry, stained glass... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Eglise Saint Denis /Amboise

An ancient roman church in a nice stone construction, a quit church of Amboise; she is dedicated to... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2018
Manuela L
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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2 weeks ago
“Impressive church with good information”
21 Jun 2018
“An ugly church”
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9 rue Saint Denis, 37400, Amboise, France
+33 2 47 57 66 75
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely church to visit if you are in Amboise. Some really impressive stone masonry, stained glass windows and overall ambiance. There is a really useful guide in several languages. Top tip is to make sure you turn the lights on and allow your eyes time...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank M1ghtyM1tch
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Although the view of the town and chateau from the steps of the church is very impressive, the church itself is a bit of a disappointment. Very gloomy inside, and although there was obviously interior lighting, it wasn’t on when we visited. Consequently it felt...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JayneE164
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Quite close to the centre of town and worth popping into if only to see the magnificent carved Romanesque capitals. These include a female acrobat doing a handstand, Jesus rescuing a lamp from brambles, and all sorts orange animals.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

An ancient roman church in a nice stone construction, a quit church of Amboise; she is dedicated to Saint Denis:

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 4 December 2017

This is an oasis of peace in a town of peace - a place of quiet beauty. The sculpture and glass are memorable but the capitals are splendid, reminiscent of those further south in Poitou. Sit quietly here and think; so many - me included...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Alan P
Reviewed 22 September 2017

In the heart of this city, it's worth stopping in to take a look at this old church. Not as grand as some others, but still interesting and quite beautiful.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank TallTraveler2013
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The church is nicely located on the hill but inside it is not very impressive. It is pretty dark without too much decoration. Entrance is free.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Ewelina-EW
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped in here to avoid an afternoon downpour. I found a written guide in English at the entrance which was most welcome as I find a lot of attractions in France don't provide translations. It has an very old history (back to 1100's -...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank atrz254
Reviewed 7 June 2017

The church was closed when I visited, so I can't speak about the interior. But the outside is worth a walk-around, and the site offers a nice view of the city.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank AeneasAtSea
Reviewed 9 May 2017

It was nice that they had a brochure in numerous languages that you could borrow in order to learn more about the history of the church and information on the windows, sculptures, organ, etc. A great church to easily see the different architectural types over...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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