Tagged: Church

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Strasbourg Cathedral Door, France

This marvelous façade was built between 1277 and 1365. Such a lot of characters! It will be a huge exercise to write a book on the characters sculpted here, I wonder if anybody has...

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Facade of Reims Cathedral, France

Sharing with you here, the shots of façade of Reims Cathedral. You can see how the whole length and breadth of the structure is laden with statues. In terms of number of sculpted figures,...

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Interiors Reims Cathedral, France

The interior of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Reims is of enormous proportions. Statistics are: 138 metres in length, while the central nave rises over three levels to a height of 38 metres. One thing I...

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Doors of Reims Cathedral, France

It was a hurried visit to Reims Cathedral. We thought crossing over to Luxembourg without halting at Reims would be a big loss in terms of traveler’s experience and pictures. I am glad we...

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Interiors Chartres Cathedral, France

Little bit of history I dug out for those who are interested. This cathedral is the sixth one built in the site.  Paleo-Christian church from around 4th century AD destroyed by Visigoths in 8th...

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Cathedral St. Croix, Orleans, France

Joan of Arc, famous Orlean’s maiden; her association with the city of Orleans made us add it to our itinerary. She fought the English presence in her country, to crown their king; that was...

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Interiors Of Le Mont St. Michel, France

The plain classical facade of Le Mont St. Michel dates back to the 13th century. It faces west overlooking the sea. The interiors are simple, no colored glass panes. The windows have pale green...