France - Chartres Cathedral

"Partly built starting in 1145, and then reconstructed over a 26-year period after the fire of 1194, Chartres Cathedral marks the high point of French Gothic art. The vast nave, in pure ogival style, the porches adorned with fine sculptures from the middle of the 12th century, and the magnificent 12th- and 13th-century stained-glass windows, all in remarkable condition, combine to make it a masterpiece." Source: UNESCO World Heritage

Postcard 1
Stained glass window of Maria in Chartres Cathedral. Thanks to Annemarie of France.





Postcard 2
An aerial view of Chartres Cathedral, Chartres, Eure-et-Loire, France. Nice stamp of Mother Teresa. Thanks to Jean-Pierre of France.






Postcard 3 - Chartres
This is a beautiful famous cathedral. Thanks to Aurelia.






Postcards 4, 5, 6
Thanks to Grete of UK for these 3 beautiful postcards of Chartres.





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