Palais des Papes

Popes' Palace, Rue du Vice Légat, Quartier Centre, Quartier Nord Rocade, Avignon, Vaucluse, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Metropolitan France, 84000, France 0 Reviews

Overview

The biggest Gothic castle at any point constructed, the Palais des Papes was raised by Pope Clement V, who surrendered Rome in 1309 in the wake of the savage issues after his political decision. Its massive scope represents the medieval may of the Roman Catholic church.

Ringed by 3m-thick dividers, its enormous corridors, houses of prayer, and waiting rooms are generally uncovered today – however, tickets presently incorporate tablet ‘Histopads’ uncovering computer-generated reality portrayals of how the structure would have glanced in the entirety of its ecclesiastical grandeur.

The royal residence filled in as the seat of ecclesiastical force for seven decades. Features incorporate fourteenth-century sanctuary frescos by Matteo Giovannetti and the Chambre du Cerf with medieval chasing scenes. It tends to be difficult to take it all in, so it may merit going along with one of the normal guided visits run by the vacationer office.

The royal residence has been engraved as a World Heritage site by Unesco since 1995. Post for exceptional occasions during the Festival d’Avignon, and uncommon child et lumière (sound and light) shows from mid-August to September.

Tickets can be reserved ahead of time on the web.