L'Église Saint-Aspais is a Gothic-style church, built under architects Jehan de Felin and Jehan Francois, in the ... More
Église Saint-Aspais (L')
L'Église Saint-Aspais is a Gothic-style church, built under architects Jehan de Felin and Jehan Francois, in the heart of Melun. Classified as a historic building in 1914, the building has been through many trials since its original construction in the early 16th century. Parts of the building have collapsed and World War II also left its mark, but despite all of this destruction, the church still stands to this day, thanks to a grueling restoration process between 1997 and 1999. Visitors from far and wide come to this site to witness its astounding originality and overall beauty. Some must-sees are the wooden statue of St. Peter, the 6 white marble medallions that represent the heads of the Apostles, a wooden Christ without his cross fixed directly to the wall, and the most eye-catching, the stained glass dating all the way back to the 16th century. Come witness this architectural wonder!
This church was constructed between 1699 and 1702 by the same architect, (Charles d'Avilier), who built the Arc de Triomphe
and who conceived the Promenade du Peyrou . Until 1759 the church was used by Oratorians before being handed ...
In the twelfth century, the site of Saint Ferreol's church was a Templar command post where the monastico chivalric order
was banned. In 1369 the Augustine monks acquired the Knights' buildings. The current church was consecrated in 1542 and ...
Located in the center of the city within the Palais de Justice complex on the Île de la Cite ,
the Sainte Chapelle (Holy Chapel) is a small Gothic chapel constructed in the Rayonnant style. Built by King Louis ...