Inside Palace of Popes

Inside the Palace of Popes

Inside the walls of the Palace are two main courtyards. The first and largest is used for concerts and other events. The stage is still set up. In July Avignon hosts the Avignon festival of the arts.

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the main courtyard

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The main courtyard

courtyard in front of Palace of the Popes

Rose Exhibition

Palace of the Popes church courtyard

Palace of the Popes church courtyard

BENOÎT XII CLOISTER is being set up for a rose growers convention and exhibition. It is the smaller of the two courtyards.

Palace of the Popes church courtyard

Palace of the Popes church courtyard

Palace of the Popes Church courtyard

Palace of the Popes Church courtyard

Palace of the Popes

Palace of the Popes

Palace of the Popes ongoing restoration

Palace of the Popes ongoing restoration

Palace of the Popes

Palace of the Popes

Palace of the Popes

Palace of the Popes

The hall above is called the Grand Tinel. It is often used to host banquets.

Palace of the Popes

Palace of the Popes

The tour includes viewing more than 20 rooms. Many of the rooms are decorated with frescoes, however, photographs are not allowed in these rooms.

Palace of the Popes

Palace of the Popes

Palace of the Popes

Palace of the Popes

Palace of the Popes door to Pope's Quarters

Palace of the Popes door to Pope’s Quarters

Palace of the Popes door to Pope's Quarters

Palace of the Popes door to Pope’s Quarters

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One Response to Inside Palace of Popes

  1. Martha says:

    Breathtaking! It amazes me to see how intrigue the architecture was way back then. I loved the tour! Thanks for sharing such a magnificent place.

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