Historic Sites and historic places in France
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Church from Lion-sur-Mer
The Church of Lion, remarkable mainly by a fairly high Romanesque Tower, ... sees Luke and the surrounding area offers several distinct eras. The Romanesque nave may date from the 11th century; It was in originally stocked aisles suppression which has required the filling of the arcades which were the two wings in communication with the central part.
Church Sainte-Croix to St malo
Built from 1715 to 1743 by Freguier (Amédée Pieter 1682-1773), then the ... King's engineer. It consists of a nave flanked by aisles. The nave is preceded by a tour of forming Bell Tower on a porch. The door is decorated with a pediment supported by four columns. The nave is separated from the aisles by a series of seven arches supported by massive pillars of square section, falling on moulded tailloirs.
Chapelle Saint-Pierre to Nolay
Two chapels in the village One of St. - Pierre with ... a former cemetery; that of St. - Hubert, instead said the Grange Champion. It comes to build houses in place of the chapel of St. - Sulpice, who was very old, with cemetery, where there are tombs containing the bones of a prodigious size, likely the first growlers, Sidonius calls septipedes.
Church from Clessé
Clessé is a village located 15 km north of Mâcon. It depended ... on the Bailiwick and the diocese of Mâcon, the Archpriest of Verizet and justice of the Abbey of Saint-Pierre de Mâcon; the prior of the Abbey was named the holder of the treatment. The CARTULARY of Saint - Vincent de Mâcon mentions several times this locality, as early as the 10th century, but it is question of the Church in any Charter. The Church was placed under the patronage of our Lady
Castle of Nobles to La-Chapelle-sous-Brancion
In the hamlet of noble, it has dug up, there are a ... dozen years, several tombs containing human bones. There were found, in 1820, several skeletons which showed a remarkable feature: heads, instead of watching the East were turned towards the West. There were a former Castle which belonged to the count of Montrevel in 1789, to Nobles. This castle was repaired recently and today retains no vestige of the fortifications that surrounded him.
Church of Lancharre to Chapaize
Lancharre, formerly town and commune, today met at Chapaize. There is still ... the ruins of a Priory and a church which contains some remarkable graves. Chapaise, located on the left, in the plain, near the Bisancon, that is crossed too, has a church from the 11th century, with three naves, classified as historical monuments. It is large and surmounted by a square Tower.
Castle of Gevrey chambertin
The Castle, built in the late 13th century by Yves de Chazan, ... thirtieth Abbot of Cluny, was closed by high and thick walls crenelated and banquetées, flanked at the four corners, as well as against the gatehouse of towers and turrets of different height, shape and dimension. All formed a parallelogram of 58 m 47 cent., length from East to West, and 29 metres 25 cent., North to South, surrounded by a ditch wide and deep, that water from sources that exist meet at will.
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Place Stanislas to Nancy (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
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
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