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Located in a ravishing site in the Aveyron, the abbey of Sainte Foy at Conques used to accomodate pilgrims on the way to Compostela. Its abbey church, built in the 11th and 12th century, and its treasury, form some of the finest examples of Romanesque art.
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Category:Architecture and Structures
Subcategory:Churches
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Keywords:Aveyron, Compostela, Conques, France, Romanesque, Sainte Foy, abbey, church, medieval, middle ages, pilgrimage, tympanum