Amiens Cathedral, in the heart of Picardy, is one of the largest 'classic' Gothic churches of the 13th century. It is notable ... More
Amiens Cathedral, in the heart of Picardy, is one of the largest 'classic' Gothic churches of the 13th century. It is notable for the coherence of its plan, the beauty of its three-tier interior elevation and the particularly fine display of sculptures on the principal facade and in the south transept.
This cathedral is the finest I've seen in Europe outside of Italy. Huge, beautiful, and worth the trip out of the way. Amiens is a worthwhile town to overnight in too. An American flag hangs in one of the chapels in the cathedral...
The largest, oldest and the most important cathedral in the Moscow Kremlin is the Cathedral of the Assumption. An Italian
architect named Aristotle Fioravanti (who was commissioned by Ivan III) designed and built the cathedral between 1474 and 1478. ...
The outstanding handling of new architectural techniques in the 13th century, and the harmonious marriage of sculptural decoration with architecture,
has made Notre Dame in Reims one of the masterpieces of Gothic art. The former abbey still has its ...
Right in the centre of the city, 250m from the cathedral and a 5 minute walk from the St Leu
area. Renovated hotel with a splendid facade built in the early 18th century featuring a heritage fountain. Bar with ...