Église Saint-Julien - Arles, France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas
N 43° 40.753 E 004° 37.778
31T E 631356 N 4837535
Quick Description: The church of Saint-Julien d'Arles is an old twelfth-century church then known under the name of Saint-Antoine and rebuilt in 1622 in late gothic and classic. Since 1941, the building is classified as historical monument.
Location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Date Posted: 9/15/2013 11:56:58 AM
Waymark Code: WMJ34P
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
The church was originally built in 1119. It belongs to the monks of Montmajour and is then known under the name of St. Anthony which, from 1491, it houses the relics preserved in the abbey until then.
It was rebuilt in the seventeenth century, in the midst of Counter-"Reformation, led by the archbishop of the city, Francois Adhemar de Monteil de Grignan, who laid the first stone in 1662, at the edge of the area and Cavalry that of the city, where many nobles and bourgeois enriched by trade and farm income individuals and build lavish homes hotels. But the work dragged because the church is only half built in 1676.
Looted during the Revolution, the church suffers more Allied bombing in August 1944 which left her almost in ruins. Now restored, it is now closed to worship but serves as a hall for performances, concerts and exhibitions which are held frequently.
Property of the city of Arles, the church was listed as a historic monument August 7, 1941."
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Date the Church was built, dedicated or cornerstone laid: 1/1/1662

Age of Church building determined by?: Cornerstone or plaque

If denomination of Church is not part of the name, please provide it here: Catholic

Street address of Church:
Arles, France

Primary website for Church or Historic Church Building: [Web Link]

Secondary Website for Church or Historic Church Building: [Web Link]

If Church is open to the public, please indicate hours: Not listed

If Church holds a weekly worship service and "all are welcome", please give the day of the week: Not listed

Indicate the time that the primary worship service is held. List only one: Not Listed

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