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Fantastic building you must visit

Fantastic abbey with great stained glass windows. Can't believe it was rebuilt after the war. You... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Christopher P
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Swindon, United Kingdom
Stained glass windows and pained interior.

Beautiful interior, very peaceful. We didn't realise the building was open. The doorway is not... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
sandra h
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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7 Aug 2018
“Fantastic building you must visit”
16 Jun 2018
“Stained glass windows and pained interior.”
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Fantastic abbey with great stained glass windows. Can't believe it was rebuilt after the war. You must visit if you are in the area

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Christopher P
Reviewed 16 June 2018

Beautiful interior, very peaceful. We didn't realise the building was open. The doorway is not obvious as a main entrance and it wasn't until we enquired at Tourist Information that we found out the church was indeed open.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank sandra h
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

My bf and I have recently stayed nearby and love visiting the Abbey. Abbaye de Lessay has a beautiful story behind which is found inside. Speaking of it being destroyed and then being built again like a jigsaw with numbered pieces. This story and it's...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank charlotteg677
Reviewed 30 November 2016

This Abbey was originally completed in 1056 and destroyed twice since then. It was blown up by the retreating Germans in 1944 and this led to a complete reconstruction over 12 years to the original Romanesque design. It is simple and beautiful with a lovely...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Pikemere
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We visited the church during Mass on Sunday. All people, young and old, were festive dressed and we felt their solemn mood. Romanesque abbey church has high nave, which creates large internal space but we wondered most because the huge bell tower.

Date of experience: June 2016
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