♡  Chartres , France    June 21 when the sun is at the Zenith (solar Noon) of The Place , a sunray passing trough a hole illuminates a nail stuck in the ground  ! !

Milan, zodiac sundial, 1768 ~ astronomers from Accademia di Brera. Summer solstice, ray strikes tongue of bronze set in the floor; winter solstice, stretches out to meridian.

https://flic.kr/p/fzYvgc | St.Giles Cathedral

Architecture - Places of Worship - St.Giles Cathedral, the principal place of worship of the Church of Scotland in Edinburgh. Construction began in

Interior of Winchester Cathedral - Hampshire, England, click to read more | Incredible Pictures

Winchester Cathedral is a Church of England cathedral in Winchester, Hampshire, England. It is one of the largest cathedrals in England, .

Interior of Segovia Cathedral, Spain

Segovia Cathedral, Spain Catedral de Segovia, España It'd be so gnarly to devote an entire vacation to visiting Cathedrals like this.

Chester Cathedral ...

Chester Cathedral, Cheshire, UK- An early English Cathedral in a delightful town with many half timbered buildings and unique upper and lower covered walkways

Orvieto Cathedral, Umbria, Italy. Just around the corner from 'Paint Live love Italy': http://barraganstudio.blogspot.com/

Orvieto Cathedral, Umbria, Italy I miss the beautiful Cathedrals and Churches of Italy!

The ceiling at Ely Cathedral, Cambridgeshire, England; one of the most beautiful cathedrals in England.

The ceiling at Ely Cathedral, Cambridgeshire, England; one of the most beautiful cathedrals in England. The Octogan.

La Sainte-Chapelle: This medieval monument on the Ile de la Cité was built to house Christ's crown of thorns, which King Louis IX (Saint Louis) bought from the emperor of Constantinople in the 13th century. Considered a veritable masterpiece of Gothic architecture, it features 600 sq. m (6,460 sq. ft.) of magnificent stained-glass windows. The architecture is so delicate that when you are inside the church, you feel as if you are in palace entirely constructed of colored glass. Read more…

Gothic church windows, Sainte-Chappelle, Paris, one of the surviving buildings of the Capetian royal palace on the Île de la Cité, Paris.