Historic Sites and historic places in France
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Saint-Léger Church to Montherme
Church was rebuilt in the 15th century and fortified in the 16th ... century, it incorporates elements of the 12th as the North wall of the nave, transept crossing and the Northern Cross. One little observe frescoes of the 16th as well as a monolithic baptismal font of the 12th.
St. John's Church to Le-Monastier-sur-Gazeille
Romanesque church burnt down in 1362 and rebuilt in the 15th century, ... the surviving original façade. The western part has remained Romanesque and Romanesque spirit, with its comb. The building consists of a Romanesque span cradle broken accompanying the facade and three Gothic aisles, the last accompanied by two chapels side forming transept, itself forming chorus.
Abbey Church Saint-Chaffre to Le monastier sur gazeille
To 680, Calminius, Governor of Auvergne, built an oratory dedicated to St. ... Peter on his property of the Villard, certainly to the location of the current Monastier, North of the Church. This oratory, ruined and too small, is abandoned. Vulfade, Abbot of le Monastier from 950 to 982, undertakes a new building south of the oratory.
Abbey Castle of Le-Monastier-sur-Gazeille
In the 14th century, the Abbots of le Monastier last their safety ... by building the Castle whose remains represent that the base of a building originally higher, and distorted by the holes. This decision followed the siege of le Monastier ravaged by the road in 1361. The Castle survived without apparent modifications until the mid 16th century.
The most beautiful buildings or sites in France, the ones you should see.
Notre Dame Cathedral to Laon (laon)
Laon Cathedral is built on the basis of a Latin cross plan ... with the choir is almost as long as the nave building with three aisles, covered with vaults of warheads sexpartite for the choir and the nave elevation four-tiered Lantern Tower at the crossing of the transept. Building constructed in limestone Ashlar and covered with a slate roof.
Cathedral Saint-Pierre Saint-Paul to Nantes (nantes)
The Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul, the most remarkable religious monument ... in Nantes, was never finished. Our fathers we it were delivered as seen from the oratory, with a Bell Tower from the 12th century, a tip of the 15th, a choir and a transverse demi-nef, built or repaired in much more remote periods.
Royal Abbey of Fontevraud (fontevraud-l-abbaye)
Abbey founded in 1099 by Robert of Arbrissel. The fontevriste order was ... the originality to be a mixed order, headed by an Abbess. From 1135 to 1793, 36 abbesses ruled Fontevraud, including more than half of royal blood. Napoleon made the Abbey a Central House. Prison until in 1963, the Abbey is then entrusted to the Ministry of cultural affairs which undertook its restoration. Inside the Abbey, four monasteries intermingle: Grand Moutier, St. Benedict, convent de la Madeleine and Saint-Lazare. The Abbey Church still houses recumbent of the Henri II Plantagenet, Richard Coeur de Lion, Eleanor of Aquitaine...
Church of Saint-Sulpice Paris 6eme arrondissement (paris-6eme-arrondissement)
The part of the Church of Saint Sulpice, which was shot in ... 1646 was the oldest: but as in remained point drawing, it is impossible to say precisely what century she was; one can only speculate she was in the 13th century.
Mont Saint-Michel, Abbey and dependencies (le-mont-st-michel)
The large and very remarkable building of the 13th century that distinction ... to Mont-St-Michel known is the wonder, and that deserves this name when considering its boldness, its elegance and its position on a steep rock, presents a wall with more than 33 m tall, flanked by fifteen foothills and illuminated by three floors of windows.
Cathedral of Strasbourg (strasbourg)
At a time where the french flag again at the top of ... the arrow of Strasbourg, where the old cathedral speaks in the eyes and hearts of all as a symbol of the present provinces, it seems natural to seek to know his story and familiarize yourself with its beauties. We will see it just now as a whole and in its details, but before coming to the views, we will recall quickly what we know different phases of its construction, its architects, events which she was theatre.
Ruins of the castle of Coucy (coucy-le-chateau-auffriqu)
From the beginning of the 10th century, it already existed on the ... current site of the castle of Coucy a fortress built by an Archbishop of Reims. This territory belonged to the siege of Reims from saint Remi, to whom he would have been given by Clovis.
Church Saint-NECTAIRE, French Heritage monument to St nectaire 4 (st-nectaire)
Church of the 11th and 12th centuries, of auvergnat style, consisting of ... a narthex with Gallery above, a nave with aisles overcome forums, two transept with (...) Church Saint-NECTAIRE, French Heritage monument to St nectaire
Set formed by the place Stanislas, the street Here and the place of career, French Heritage monument to Nancy 25 (nancy)
The place of career was created in the 16th century, to the ... South of the Palace of the Dukes; It is subdivided from 1567. The fortifications of the old town, (...) Set formed by the place Stanislas, the street Here and the place of career, French Heritage monument to Nancy
Saint-Étienne-du-Mont Church, French Heritage monument to Paris 5eme arrondissement 29 (paris-5eme-arrondissement)
« Saint-Étienne-du-Mont Church » is a construction of the city of Paris ... 5eme arrondissement (France, Paris). Saint-Étienne-du-Mont Church, French Heritage monument to Paris 5eme arrondissement
Old church of Sainte-Geneviève, become the Pantheon, French Heritage monument to Paris 5eme arrondissement 7 (paris-5eme-arrondissement)
The Church of Saint-Geneviève, built by Soufflot in the second half of ... the 18th century, was transfomee in Memorial during the Revolution. It is made to (...) Old church of Sainte-Geneviève, become the Pantheon, French Heritage monument to Paris 5eme arrondissement
Former Cathedral Saint-Samson, French Heritage monument to Dol de bretagne 1 (dol-de-bretagne)
Dol Cathedral, founded in the 9th century, was burned in 1203 by ... the troops of Jean Sans Terre. The current building, which had to be started shortly after, is (...) Former Cathedral Saint-Samson, French Heritage monument to Dol de bretagne
Church of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, French Heritage monument to Paris 6eme arrondissement 32 (paris-6eme-arrondissement)
« Church of Saint-Germain-des-Prés » is a construction of the city of ... Paris 6eme arrondissement (France, Paris). Church of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, French Heritage monument to Paris 6eme arrondissement