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Gothic Angevino


While it is true that this cathedral is referred to as Gothic (Angevin), its construction began in a very different style. The construction began in twelfth century when Eleanor of Aquitaine ordered its construction. Its from there, that its unique image and style stems. You can find different styles of Gothic in the facade: the central rosette is more Late Gothic and more typical of the area of ​​the Isle of France.
The 18 stained glass windows illuminate the XIII century church as well as the choir stalls. It is a true fusion of styles, mostly gothic (especially in the inside).
A real unique beauty, both on the outside and inside.

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