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2 rue Daubigny, 95430 Auvers-sur-Oise, France
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

The church is instantly recognizable as the one painted and immortalized by Van Gough. Although not a huge church, it is really pretty. The whole town has plaques detailing the life and works of van Gough, which I loved.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank lynnmurg
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

The church was one of Van Gogh’s famous paintings during his stay at Auvers sur-Oise. Small church but beautiful and still well maintained. The church can be reach as soon as we arrive at the city.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

As always, so lovely, so full of history & always touches my soul when I enter & someone is playing the organ. I can see why Van Gogh painted this structure.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

This church is best known because of the Van Gogh painting. We passed it several times before venturing inside. It's well worth the visit. It's a little Gothic gem that goes back to the 11th century.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

This massive church, nicely situated up a hill from village center, is open to the public. I was surprised how massive and gray it was in comparison to Van Gogh's brilliantly colored painting of it. The only relief from the drab grayness inside was some...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Feenixwest
Reviewed 10 June 2017

This church is not as outstanding as other churches in France, but it is worth visiting as part of the visit to Auvers-sur-Oise. Outside, one can see a sign (part of the tourist information) that shows van Gogh's painting of the church. It's amazing to...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

You can see from the replica of the painting done by Vincent Van Gogh displayed just outside the church that it hasn't changed much. The church is small and beautiful and a must see.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

This church features in a painting by Van Gogh. The painting gives some clues as to the state of Van Gogh's mind at the time.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Take a quick look inside if you wish, but the main attraction is across the road from this church on your way up to the graveyard where the brothers are buried.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Julie C
Reviewed 27 November 2016

A lovely, melancholy, calm corner of France, very near to Paris, where Van Gogh spent the last 70 days of his life. He painted, among other corner, this lovely church. In itself it is not a great piece of art, but still nice to visit....More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Hi. You can get there by train. Station right in the middle of the town. The machines in Paris will sell you a ticket directly to Auvers su Oise, but there is a change over.
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