Very quiet - few tourists Stunning architecture - enough history around to keep your interest Museum next door a must too
The basilica in itself is a masterpiece. The wonderful Romanesque nave and transept preserved in their original forms are harmonious, cultural, artistic and historic in the same time. This the basilica for which I keep returning to Reims over and over again. Much like Chartres.
It will behoove you to drop a one euro piece, so that the whole Basilica gets lit up. Two gorgeous roses, but, in mu opinion, the best is the view of the Roman architecture.
I still can't get over the exhibits here. They have Roman mosaic floors, beautiful Roman statues, bronze age tools, tapestries that will take your breath away, and so much more. I can't believe that this place is't more widely know.
I actually enjoyed this more than the cathedral. The artwork was just so beautiful and the history with some of the original stonework from being bombed in WW II.
Here there are a series of 16C tapestries depicting the life of St Remi. They are full of delightful details and tell many stories. It is a rich treasure that shows the dress and courtly customs of those times. You can find many birds, flowers and small animals among the people woven into the tapestry. A delight!
The Museum which is next to the abbey is well worth the admission price ( 3 Euros)for the building which houses the collection alone.. It is an eighteenth century abbey rebuilt over a medieval foundation. The collection covers the period from about 100,000 BC to the signing of the German surrender in 1945. There are many exhibits but the displays... 更多
Atmospheric and charming; a cool oasis on a hot day with a lightly spiritual calm in an otherwise busy city.
The basilic is wonderful inside and outside. Usually, that place is not overfull of people, therefore you can take your... 更多