Partly built starting in 1145, and then reconstructed over a 26-year period after the fire of 1194, Chartres Cathedral marks ... More
Partly built starting in 1145, and then reconstructed over a 26-year period after the fire of 1194, Chartres Cathedral marks the high point of French Gothic art. The vast nave, in pure ogival style, the porches adorned with fine sculptures from the middle of the 12th century, and the magnificent 12th- and 13th-century stained-glass windows, all in remarkable condition, combine to make it a masterpiece.
how can i dislike it?...i was born here..and i still live happy here..the life is so cool and we are not far from Paris!..
the country is so flat around..try to come when the weather is nice..if u don t want feel depressed! lol
Durham Cathedral was built in the late 11th and early 12th centuries to house the relics of St Cuthbert (evangelizer
of Northumbria) and the Venerable Bede. It attests to the importance of the early Benedictine monastic community and is ...
The Ibis Chartres Ouest Luce hotel is 10 minutes drive from the centre of the town of Chartres and its
famous cathedral. An ideal place to book your weekend away or to organise your business stopover, the hotel offers ...
The Cathedral of St Etienne of Bourges, built between the late 12th and late 13th centuries, is one of the
great masterpieces of Gothic art and is admired for its proportions and the unity of its design. The tympanum, ...