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La Sainte Chapelle

La Sainte Chapelle

"Sainte Chapelle"(Paris)**.  Probably one d my favorite churches. You walk up to be in church and you are surrounded by the most magnificent, towering stained glass windows for the size of church

Saint Chapelle, Paris, France - This Gothic chapel is considered one of the highest achievements of the Rayonnant period. It's most prominent feature is the upper level, which is encompassed by floor-to-ceiling stained glass windows.

Sainte Chapelle. Begun some time after 1239 and consecrated on 26 April 1248,[2] the Sainte-Chapelle is considered among the highest achievements of the Rayonnant period of Gothic architecture. Its erection was commissioned by King Louis IX of France to house his collection of Passion Relics, including Christ's Crown of Thorns - one of the most important relics in medieval Christendom and the Image of Edessaa holy relic.

Built in 1248 in Paris, France. (It is the most sumptuous church in medieval Christendom. It is the resting place of holy relics: crown of thorns and a fragment of the cross)

Sainte-Chapelle Cathedral, commissioned by Louis IX (St. Louis), 75% of it is made of glass -I saw it! It was beautiful (even despite being under renovation...)

Starry starry night: constellation ceilings

Sainte Chapelle - Upper level The Holy Chapel is a royal medieval Gothic chapel, located near the Palais de la Cité, on the Île de la Cité in the heart of Paris, France.

Sainte Chapelle, Paris - Fifteen huge mid-13th-century stained glass windows fill the nave and apse.

Sainte Chapelle, Paris - The crystal forever. Fifteen huge stained glass windows fill the nave and apse. Built 800 years ago by King Louis IX

La Sainte Chapelle - is a royal medieval Gothic chapel, building began 1239 and consecrated on 26 April 1248, located near the Palais de la Cité, Paris, France

This Panoramic shot is coming from the Nave of the St Gervais - St Protais church located in Paris can u imagine looking up at that you would get dizzy

Sainte Chapelle in Paris, France. One of the most beautiful places ever

Sainte Chapelle, Paris, France, my favorite church in France!

Sainte-Chapelle, a royal medieval Gothic chapel, located near the Palais de la Cité

Gothic figure of one of the 12 Apostles - architecture, Paris, Sainte-Chapelle (Holy Chapel) century - Île de la Cité

Église Saint Michel d’Aiguilhe, Le Puy-en-Velay (Haute Loire) - France.

Saint Michel d’Aiguille Chapel, Le Puy, France

La Sainte-Chapelle (The Holy Chapel), Paris

Saint Chapelle, Paris, France - This Gothic chapel is considered one of the highest achievements of the Rayonnant period. Its most prominent feature is the upper level, which is encompassed by floor-to-ceiling stained glass windows. My Art History I te

Paris, Sainte Chapelle Entry

Paris, Sainte Chapelle, Entry, Stained Glass & when I was here, I had no idea that it was a place I should have always wanted to visit

Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Reims, Champagne Ardenne, France....it is very beautiful!

Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Reims, Champagne Ardenne, France by Gaston Batistini .

St. Chapelle, Paris  spectacular stain Glass.  more impressive than Notre Damn Stained glass.

Chapelle, Paris heart ripped open in this lovely church just over 20 years ago.

Sainte Chapelle, Paris -  situata nell'Île de la Cité, è uno dei più importanti monumenti dell'architettura gotica.Venne costruita per volere di Luigi IX come cappella palatina del medievale palazzo dei re di Francia al fine di custodirvi la Corona di spine, un frammento della Vera Croce e diverse altre reliquie della Passione che il sovrano aveva acquisito a partire dal 1239.

Sainte Chapelle, Paris - situata nell'Île de la Cité, è uno dei più importanti…

Sainte Chapelle (The Holy Chapel) is a 13th-century Gothic chapel on the Île de la Cité in the heart of Paris, France. It was built by Louis IX for use as his royal chapel.  Sainte-Chapelle was founded by the ultra-devout King Louis IX of France, who constructed it as a chapel for the royal palace and to house a splinter from what was believed to be the cross of Christ and thorns from the crown of thorns.

Sainte Chapelle, Paris consist of fifteen huge stain glass windows that took my breath away.

Notre Dame, Paris, France

Notre Dame Catedral ~ Paris, France and to think how they did it back then!

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