CHARTRES CATHEDRAL – Dream Comes True

Chartres Cathedral France

 

Chartres Cathedral (French: Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Chartres), located in Chartres, about 50 miles from Paris, is regarded as one of the best examples of French Gothic architecture.

Chartres Cathedral was built in 1145, but was destroyed by fire in 1194. The only remains located at western part, so that this section still has a gothic style in the era its ancient construction. This church was rebuilt between 1194 and 1220.

Most of the original stained glass windows survive intact, while the architecture has undergone several changes since the 13th century. This Chartres Cathedral is not only beautiful, but also has become a symbol of the French beauty, Many parts have been made with glass and white marble. Make sure you visit Cathedral of Chartres if you’re traveling to France.

Map to Chartres Cathedral

Pictures of Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral France

Chartres Cathedral France (wanderingcarol)

 

Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral (hyperallergic)

 

Gothic Style Chartres Cathedral

Gothic Style Chartres Cathedral (hyperallergic)

 

Chartres Cathedral Building

Chartres Cathedral Building (wikipedia)

 

Inside Chartres Cathedral

Inside Chartres Cathedral (cherrychapman)

 

Inside Chartres Cathedral of France

Inside Chartres Cathedral of France

 

Beautiful Glass Wndows of Chartres Cathedral

Beautiful Glass Wndows of Chartres Cathedral (flickr)

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