chapter 9 flying buttress: were diagonal arches that provided support to the structure. It became a major design feature on French cathedrals.

chapter 9 flying buttress: were diagonal arches that provided support to the structure. It became a major design feature on French cathedrals.

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France. Strassbourg Cathedral.    "The largest clock you'll probably ever see is inside. It's amazing to watch it working."

France. Strassbourg Cathedral. "The largest clock you'll probably ever see is inside. It's amazing to watch it working."

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Discover all that New Orleans has to offer with this 4 day itinerary filled with my favorite historical sights, ghost tours, live music, and restaurants.

Discover all that New Orleans has to offer with this 4 day itinerary filled with my favorite historical sights, ghost tours, live music, and restaurants.

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Cathedral de Notre Dame de Reims, France. Built in the early 1200s.                                                                                                                                                      More
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St. Louis Cathedral in old New Orleans French Quarter - LOUISIANA.
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altar in St. Augustine & St. John Church in Dublin. ( French Gothic Revival style)
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It's called Chartres Blue. It is a blue that is unrivaled in any stained glass in the world. Just a 40 minute trip from Paris, The cathedral stands out as a medieval skyline on the french plains as you approach the town. In a cathedral soaked country, Chartres is one of a kind. Don't miss the labrynth. The surrounding village is a great example of medieval architecture.

It's called Chartres Blue. It is a blue that is unrivaled in any stained glass in the world. Just a 40 minute trip from Paris, The cathedral stands out as a medieval skyline on the french plains as you approach the town. In a cathedral soaked country, Chartres is one of a kind. Don't miss the labrynth. The surrounding village is a great example of medieval architecture.

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Cathedral Notre-Dame de Rouen (France). The associated page has more photos of French cathedrals.
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Amiens Cathedral, French High Gothic. One of their goals was to replace sheer mass with intricately framed voids - Gardner's Art Throughout the Ages

Amiens Cathedral, French High Gothic. One of their goals was to replace sheer mass with intricately framed voids - Gardner's Art Throughout the Ages

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