Except where noted, these are all my pictures taken with my trusty digital. Everyone, especially educators, is welcome to use these pictures.
Special thanks to Paul Lane for getting us there early for the short line to get in, and especially for the spectacle of the Sainte Chapelle in the morning light.
There was some restoration going on in the Chapelle. The West Rose is under restoration as well as a couple of the windows on the north side.
The Sainte Chapelle was built in 1243 - 1248 by King Louis IX to house a relic he believed to be the Crown of Thorns. Almost all of the glass in the Chapelle is the original.
This was one of the most sublime things I've ever seen.
The following are not my pictures.
Thank you. These were beautiful and I Googled and found more about it. I have used your photos in my "Sunday" Blog post ( up tomorrow) and I did give you credit. Again, thank you. I always enjoy your postings.
Seeing your pictures brings back a little my thrill when I first entered the chapel. I was completely unprepared for the magnificence of the interior, especially the stained glass. To me, La Sainte Chappelle is one of the most beautiful buildings in the world, perhaps the most beautiful I've seen.
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