Notre-Dame de Reims is the Roman Catholic cathedral of Reims, where the kings of France were once crowned. It replaces an older church, destroyed by a fire in 1211, which was built on the site of the Basilica where Clovis was baptized by Saint Remi, Bishop of Reims, in AD 496. That original structure had been erected on the site of the Roman baths. As the Cathedral, it remains the seat of the Archdiocese of Reims. A major site for tourism in the it had half a million visitors in 2006.
Reims Cathedral, France
Door In Catherine's Palace
Ghost in the Cathedral The Byzantine gold glowed hot when I got inside, a divine signal to me that God was mad because I brought my camera inside. However, I reasoned with God, the sign read "No Cameras" in a Cyrillic lettering, a lettering style I do not recognize since the Jesuits trained me in the Romance languages and not these Slavic uncials.Besides, I was inside Saint Michael's Cathedral, and I was holding a camera, and, as the saying goes, when in Rome,
saint michael's #cathedral. credit: trey ratcliff
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. My Art History I teacher described her experience here as "being inside of a jewelry box"
shell grotto, UK. An ancient underground passage covered in shells.