This cathedral in Paris' 3rd arrondissement has origins dating back to 1633, when it was a Capuchin monastery. Today, it ... More
Cathedral of Sainte Croix des Armeniens
This cathedral in Paris' 3rd arrondissement has origins dating back to 1633, when it was a Capuchin monastery. Today, it features an impressive collection of stone statues and paintings as well as a grand organ. It also hosts a series of classical and choral concerts. The cathedral has a capacity of 100 persons.
Climbing the 387 steps to the top of this masterpiece is well worth the effort for the spectacular view. Construction
of the first great Gothic cathedral began in 1163 and was largely completed by 1212. The rebuilding of the ...
During the first part of the 19th Century, 11,000 serfs drove 25,000 wooden planks into the ground creating the foundation
for what would become Isaakievskiy Sobor (Saint Isaac's Cathedral). More than 100 kilos of pure gold were used to ...
Although there has been a church on this site since 1854, the earliest remains to be found in St Giles'
Cathedral are four pillars which date from about 1120. In 1385, the church was destroyed by an English army ...