Sunday, March 25, 2012

Paris, France

Île de la Cité hosts one of the world's most well known cathedrals: Notre-Dame de Paris, famous for its flying buttresses. Over a hundred buildings in Paris are now taller than Notre-Dame, but for a millennium these Gothic spires dominated the Paris skyline and anchored the spiritual life of the nascent nation-state which grew into modern France. [2005]

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