Abbaye Saint-Jean-des-Vignes, Soissons

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Abbaye Saint-Jean-des-Vignes was founded in 1076 by Hugh the White and has been classified as a historical monuments since 1875. This space is open for you to view contemporary art, listen to concerts, and engage in educational activities. A repository excavation provides better conditions, conservation, and research of archaeological collections. Initially built in the Romanesque style, the first buildings were replaced at the end of the 12th century by those visible today. Plan your visit to Abbaye Saint-Jean-des-Vignes and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Soissons journey planner.
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  • I walked around the ruins briefly whilst in Soissons on business. It was 9am on a chilly January morning, and I was the only tourist on the site but the informative plaques were helpful. I would...  more »
  • We have been to soissons many times and we are always delighted . There is so much history here and the evidence from the world wars is everywhere especially the Great War . The atmosphere in the...  more »
  • Beautiful vestige of the ancient Abbey. I was guided there from that... 40 years old 😭
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  • Very nice Abbey to see. Free admission. Nice place to make wedding photos. Arsenal Museum next door. Entry 2 euros.
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