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La Sainte Chapelle

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Identification

La Sainte Chapelle
The Holy Chapel
232994

Map

Structure in General

church
existing [completed]
masonry
limestone
exposed structure
gothic

Usages

church

Facts

  • The chapel was originally built as a reliquary to house religious artifacts and relics.
  • The chapel is an example of Rayonnant Style Gothic architecture.
  • The chapel is world-renowned for its 600 square meters (6,456 square feet) of stained glass which gives the visitor the impression of standing in a giant illuminated jewel box.
  • The 33 meter (108.27 feet) spire was completed sometime in the 19th century, and made of wood.
  • Sainte-Chapelle was designated a Historic National Monument in 1862.

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Location

4 Boulevard du Palais
4 Boulevard du Palais
75001
Paris
Île-de-France
France

Technical Data

248.52 ft
248.52 ft
118.11 ft
55.77 ft
1246
1248

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Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
  • National landmark
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