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la Chapelle du Château de Vincennes

la Chapelle du Château de Vincennes

The Sainte-Chapelle de Vincennes is a Gothic chapel within the fortifications of the Château de Vincennes near Paris, France. It was founded in 1379 by Charles V of France to house relics of the passion of Christ.  by y.caradec

The Sainte-Chapelle de Vincennes is a Gothic chapel within the fortifications of the Château de Vincennes near Paris, France. It was founded in 1379 by Charles V of France to house relics of the passion of Christ. by y.caradec

Choir and Stained Glass Windows of the Gothic Sainte-Chapelle. Château de Vincennes, Paris - Founded in 1379, the Holy Chapel, whose construction started just before the death of Charles V in 1380.

Choir and Stained Glass Windows of the Gothic Sainte-Chapelle. Château de Vincennes, Paris - Founded in 1379, the Holy Chapel, whose construction started just before the death of Charles V in 1380.

The interior of the Sainte-Chapelle de Vincennes.

The interior of the Sainte-Chapelle de Vincennes.

La Sainte-Chapelle,  Château de Vincennes

La Sainte-Chapelle, Château de Vincennes

Sainte Chapelle. Built in 1248 in Paris, France. I remember the stunning stained glass windows, the hand hewn stone floors with 11 century carvings, the narrow, winding stone staircase to a closer view of the stained glass. One of my favorite places in all of Paris!

Sainte Chapelle. Built in 1248 in Paris, France. I remember the stunning stained glass windows, the hand hewn stone floors with 11 century carvings, the narrow, winding stone staircase to a closer view of the stained glass. One of my favorite places in all of Paris!

Ste Chapelle, chateau de Vincennes - eastern edge of Paris; built to contain what was believed to be the original crown of thorns from the Crucifixion.

Ste Chapelle, chateau de Vincennes - eastern edge of Paris; built to contain what was believed to be the original crown of thorns from the Crucifixion.

Stained Glass of Door. Sainte-Chapelle. Château de Vincennes, Paris

Stained Glass of Door. Sainte-Chapelle. Château de Vincennes, Paris

The interior of the Sainte-Chapelle de Vincennes, embedded in the buildings of the Château de Vincennes

The interior of the Sainte-Chapelle de Vincennes, embedded in the buildings of the Château de Vincennes

Château de Vincennes  France's largest and best-preserved medieval château, the recently restored Château de Vincennes also has the distinction of being a 10-minute metro ride from central Paris

11 Must-See Châteaux Outside Paris

Château de Vincennes France's largest and best-preserved medieval château, the recently restored Château de Vincennes also has the distinction of being a 10-minute metro ride from central Paris

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