French Cathedrals

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It's called Chartres Blue. It is a blue that is unrivaled in any stained glass in the world. Just a 40 minute trip from Paris, The cathedral stands out as a medieval skyline on the french plains as you approach the town. Cathedral Architecture, Religious Architecture, Gothic Architecture, Cathedral Basilica, Cathedral Church, Belle France, Templer, Old Churches, Chapelle
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15 Pages of Chartres Stained Glass and Cathedral Photos

Chartres Cathedral

Art - Windows & Stained Glass - enclave interior "The Rose WIndow depicted is a symbol of what all French Gothic Cathedrals embraced: stained glass depicting scences from the scripture. Stained Glass Church, Stained Glass Art, Stained Glass Windows, Mosaic Glass, Architecture Romane, Gothic Architecture, L'art Du Vitrail, Rose Window, Church Windows
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Sens Cathedral Rose Window

It was begun in 1140 and belongs mainly to the 12th century, but was not complete until early in the 16th century. The architecture of its choir influenced, through the architect William of Sens, that of the choir of Canterbury Cathedral. The Rose WIndow depicted is a symbol of what all French Gothic Cathedrals embraced: stained glass depicting scences from the scripture. Rose Windows were the structure erected above the entrance ways on Gothic structures.

Cathédral Notre-Dame d'Amiens (Cathedral of Our Lady of Amiens) better known as Amiens Cathedral, Amiens, France. It is the tallest complete cathedral in France. Cathedral Architecture, Beautiful Architecture, Beautiful Buildings, Art And Architecture, French Gothic Architecture, Ancient Architecture, Cathedral Church, Cathedral Basilica, Gothic Cathedral
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Amiens Cathedral

Amiens Cathedral

Chartes Cathedral, France -- you can see this cathedral for miles as you drive toward Chartres Oh The Places You'll Go, Places To Travel, Places To Visit, Medieval Town, Medieval Art, Visit France, Chapelle, Place Of Worship, Romanesque

Chartres Cathedral - Chartres, France

Reims Cathedral - Notre-Dame de Reims (Our Lady of Reims) is a seat of Archdiocese of Reims, where the kings of France were crowned. Reims Cathedral, Cathedral Church, Gothic Cathedral, Stained Glass Church, Stained Glass Windows, Gothic Architecture, Beautiful Architecture, Interior Architecture, Rose Window
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Reims Cathedral - pristine and orderly. the requirement for the soul Church Architecture, Beautiful Architecture, Beautiful Buildings, Architecture Details, Reims Cathedral, Cathedral Church, Renaissance, Temple, Amiens
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Reims Cathedral

Rouen Cathedral Door Gothic Buildings, Gothic Architecture, Abandoned Buildings, Portal, Entry Gates, Entrance Doors, Rouen, Rustic Doors, Le Havre
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Portal Rouen Cathedral Door

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Catedral Bokeh Chartres France- one of my most favorite places in the world. Chartres France, The Places Youll Go, Places To See, Clermont Ferrand, Cathedral Church, Cathedral Basilica, Place Of Worship, Kirchen, France Travel
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Rouen cathedral in Rouen, Normandy, France. Monet painted more than 30 paintings of the cathedral. Religious Architecture, Gothic Architecture, Historical Architecture, Ancient Architecture, Architecture Details, Architecture Romane, Architecture Classique, French Cathedrals, Normandy France
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Amiens Cathedral (Cathédrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens) in France. Church Architecture, Ancient Architecture, Beautiful Architecture, Gothic Castle, Medieval Gothic, Cathedral Basilica, Cathedral Church, Images Of France, French Cathedrals
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Amiens Cathedral (Cathédrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens) is the tallest Gothic church and largest cathedral in France. Along with the cathedrals of Chartres and Reims, Amiens is a member of the illustrious triad of "High Gothic" or "Classical" French cathedrals built in the 13th century. Amiens Cathedral was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1981 for the beauty and harmony of its art and architecture.

Chartres Cathedral is a medieval Catholic cathedral of the Latin Church located in Chartres, France, Romanesque Architecture, Church Architecture, Amazing Architecture, Architecture Details, Modern Architecture, Giorgio Vasari, Cathedral Basilica, Cathedral Church, Monuments
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Chartres Cathedral

The North Rose window of Chartres Cathedral, France, CE. The stained glass window shows scenes of Jesus Christ, the prophets and 12 kings of Judah.

Chartres Cathedral

The doorways of the Chartres Cathedral in France mirror the walls of the Dome of the Rock, not in shape or material, but in the great detail featured on them. Praising the majesty of Christ and depicting stories from the Bible, these portals arrest visitors before they even enter, just as the tiled exterior of the Dome of the Rock. With its two towering spires, the same awe summoned at the sight of the vertical greatness of the pagoda is echoed here as well. With around 176 stain glass…

Chartres Cathedral stained glass rose window (High Gothic) color symbolism: green - spring time and rebirth, red - the blood of Jesus, blue - the virgin Mary, white - purity, yellow and gold - divine light of heaven Stained Glass Rose, Stained Glass Windows, L'art Du Vitrail, Wine Bottle Wall, Gothic Cathedral, Milan Cathedral, Cathedral Church, Rose Window, Church Windows
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Chartres cathedral

I used to go to mass here every week when I lived in Paris. The Places Youll Go, Places To See, Places Ive Been, Vacation Destinations, Dream Vacations, French Cathedrals, Pompidou, Mission Accomplished, European Vacation
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Notre-Dame de Chartres

Designated a World heritage Site by UNESCO in 1979 the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Chartres was built from between 1145 and 1250. It's high nave is spanned by ogival pointed arches to form the vault, and the walls are supported by double flying buttresses. Chartres is the first building to have used buttresses as a structural element. Chartres Cathedral is also unique in