Chartres, France: Pure Gothic Cathedral – Rick Steves' Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

Watch the full episode: http://youtu.be/YW5p6EKpER4 A great side trip from Paris is the city of Chartres — and its famous cathedral, arguably Europe’s best example of pure Gothic architecture. It was built quickly, so the cathedral has a unity of architecture, statuary, and stained glass that captures the spirit of the Age of Faith like no other church. More info …

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