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Abbey of Saint-Remi


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Basilica of the romantic and gothic

Another architectural gem that in the city of Reims as a UNESCO world heritage site. It is impressive, this basilica was a lovely discovery in the city tour. Founded in SVI, its fame is due to major French historical landmarks such as the burial of the Bishop of Reims who converted to Christianity to the Frankish king Clovis I, initiating France as a "country" and the tradition of coronation of French kings. The bishop was Saint Remy, from which we get the name of the city. Romanesque but seamless transition to the Gothic basilica impresses with its depth and devotion to accentuate the gallery surrounding the nave.

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