After having so many friends and fellow travelers rave about the beauty of Sainte-Chapelle Cathédrale, on this trip we finally made our way to this destination on the Île de la Cité in Paris, not all that far away from Notre Dame.
The stained glass windows live up to their reputation for beauty. Each of the panels tells a biblical story. For example, the rose window tells the story of St. John’s Book of Revelation.
We went late in the day about an hour before sunset. That set the upper portions of the outside of the Cathedral aglow:
I took a 360 degree VR picture that helps convey how impressive the space is:
If you look closely at some of the individual facets of the windows, you can find some really interesting details:
It wasn’t just the windows that were striking. Here are some shots of the chapel floor:
This is just a small taste of the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle. This site is not to be missed if you can make it to Paris.