The Basilica of St. Trophim in Arles was built in the Middle Ages. This church is Romanesque, with exquisite reliefs, and a cloister of Santo Torophim, which is very famous. It is included in the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List. The lintel on the main entrance of the church is a 12th-century sculpture, very detailed, telling stories from the Bible. Many exquisite statues and frescoes can be seen in the church.
A local church with unique characteristics, the architecture reflects the exotic customs, and it is also a well-known local tourist attraction.
A very unique little church in Provence, where you can see a lot of rich landscapes, this church is also a relatively atmospheric ancient building complex, there are quite a lot of tourists here, and I like it very much. landscape.
This is a very classical church museum, foreign tourists need to buy tickets to visit, the internal space is not very large, you can see some homecoming artworks.
[Value for money] Three Euro tickets
[Scenery] Feel the old European architecture
The Santofim church next to the city hall is the most famous Catholic church in Al. It was built in the 12th century and later expanded, mixing different styles. It is still doing masses, baptisms, and weddings. Tourists can also visit them. , Free, the church is also equipped with free travel guides, Catholic magazines, candles, holy water basins, very intimate considerations, and there is no staff or security, or faculty in it, tourists are also very conscious, very quiet and silent Very few people take pictures during the visit, and people who believe in God or not will be in awe.
The Eglise Saint Trophirme (Eglise Saint Trophirme) was built on the basis of the chapel in the late 11th century. Part of the church is Romanesque architecture and part of it is Gothic architecture, which happens to be an indication of the transition of the times. Its west facade with ancient Roman heritage is one of the masterpieces of Provence Roman architecture. The cloister on the south side of the church witnesses the process of the integration of Arles, an ancient city that was once infiltrated in ancient Roman civilization, into the medieval culture of Western Europe. And in 1981, along with the ancient Roman relics such as the city arena and ancient theater, it was included in the UNESCO "World Cultural Heritage" list.
It is named after the bishop of St-Trophime, which served as the archbishop diocese from the 4th century to 1790. The existing ruins were mainly formed from the end of the 11th century to the beginning of the 12th century. Some statues and wall paintings are very beautiful. Passing through the courtyard, you will see a beautiful cloister with fine carvings on the stone walls and marble columns. The main entrance of the church was painted a simple crimson, with iron patterns.
The 12th-century carved lintel sculpture on the main entrance of the church tells the story of the "Bible. The New Testament". Jesus Christ is sitting in the middle, symbolizing the evangelists surrounded on both sides. On the left are: the angels and saints of St. Matthew Mark's lion; on the right is St. John's eagle and St. Luke's bull. The twelve believers sat below. On the left of the entrance is a group of Christians walking into heaven, and on the right is a group of sinners thrown into hell. There are also many scenes from the Bible carved at the entrance: the Annunciation, the baptism of Christ, the visit of the three oriental masters and so on. Below the front, separated by columns are statues of some saints.