Abbey Church of Saint-Savin sur Gartempe
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Location
Poitou-Charentes Region

Country
France

Year of Research
1983

Culture
  • The Romanesque Abbey Church of Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe, begun in the mid 11th century, contains many beautiful 11th- and 12th-century murals which are still in a remarkable state of preservation.

  • It has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1983.

    Since 1979, its remains were considered a World Heritage Site