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"Lower chapel - Capilla baja" Sainte-Chapelle Tip by spanishguy

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You'll enter for the lower chapel, devoted to the Virgin. It's very colorful, in its walls, columns and ceiling. This chapel was in service for the Palace's employees. It has 6'60 metres high and it has 14 columns very well ornated. They were planned to stand the big weight of all the building, giving a light appearance to the upper chapel (the main one)

Se entra por la capilla baja, dedicada a la Virgen. Es muy colorida, en sus muros, columnas y techo. La capila se utilizaba para el personal del Palacio. Tiene 6'60 metros de altura y 14 columnas muy ornamentadas. Se plantearon para soportar el enorme peso de todo el edificio, dando así una apariencia ligera a la capilla superior (la principal)


Address: Boulevard du Palais
Directions: Sainte-Chapelle is inside the Palais of Justice on Ile de le Cité-- a few minute walk from Notre Dame. Métro : Cité, Saint-Michel, or Châtelet. RER: Chatelet -Les-Halles, Saint-Michel
Phone: 01 53 40 60 97

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated May 12, 2008
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