Built in the 13th century by King Louis IX to house his Passion Relics, most notably the Crown of Thorns, it’s also home to the one of the most extensive collections of stained glass windows anywhere in the world. We left a clear, grey winter’s day behind and were showered in shades of lilac and blue. It’s not a small building, but because of it’s relative size to the enormous collection of stained glass windows, it feels like a small space with an unusually high concentration of beauty.
Entry is through the Lower Chapel, which is beautiful in its own right. However, nothing compares to the magnificent upper chapel.
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