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Old Town church worth a visit

This reformation style church, which is currently under renovation, was built in the 12th century... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
Endwell, New York
Beautiful view

The walk up hill can be challenging but the architecture along the way is beautiful and worthy of... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Cocoa Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 17 August 2018

While the church is magnificent, it is a shame that so much of it is shut away as part of a massive restoration project.

Thank KatherineB2011
Reviewed 24 June 2018

This reformation style church, which is currently under renovation, was built in the 12th century and is dedicated to the Virgin Mary. There is a bit of a climb to the church from the downtown area, but it worth it for the views from the...More

Thank DonnaCH
Reviewed 14 June 2018

The church is being renovated in two parts and the most interesting monument inside is currently not on view. If you are in Neuchatel, walk around in the grounds, the pleasant cloister and have a quick look inside as it is pleasant on a sunny...More

Thank Jules060617
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

The walk up hill can be challenging but the architecture along the way is beautiful and worthy of pictures (and a chance to catch your breath!). The inside of the church is dark but the view of the city below is nice. Don’t miss the...More

Thank cocoamom0316
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

The Church is very close to the Chateau. Built in 12th Century and dedicated to the virgin Mother mary. Unfortunately it is under renovation. This process will last for 5 years. However you can benefit from the stunning views of Neuchatel from the top all...More

Thank Rabih S
Reviewed 27 February 2018

I only went up to see this church because my daughter said that the views were great. I wasn't expecting to find such an interesting church. I believe some of it is currently being renovated because some of the church is cut off by chip...More

Thank Graham H
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Make the effort to walk up and enjoy the views. Maybe a 10 Min walk up the hill from Place Pury. There is a nice coffee shop up there too

Thank oransome
Reviewed 6 July 2017

It's under renovation and as of now you won't get near the tomb. So I was disappointed. But you can visit during your old town exploration of the adjacent Chateau.

Thank Zoom_Gotti
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I was unable to visit the inside of the church on my trip. It was interesting on the outside and a nice walkj up the hill. Not the best view of the city and lake below. On my walk up, I found a nice place...More

Thank ptyduke
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

I visited the church a couple of times during my weeks stay in Neuchatel. The roof was my favorite part of the building! Beautiful tile work. There is not much to see inside. There was construction going on and I could only enter the main...More

Thank Amy1918
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