Chartres: Cathedral of Notre-Dame

Night View of West Facade

Chartres Cathedral is among the best preserved of the major French cathedrals, with extensive programmes of sculpture and stained glass.  It was a major site of pilgrimage in honour of the Virgin Mary, to whom the cathedral is dedicated.

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For a more structured exploration of the monument, including interactive diagrams of windows, floor plans, and sculptural details, please see the related:

Chartres Cathedral on MEDART Website

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Virgin and Child, Belle Verrière Window