Gothic architecture is mainly used in churches, which prevailed in Europe at the peak and late stage of the Middle Ages and originated in France in the 12th century. Do you know what buildings have Gothic style?
- Notre Dame, Paris
Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris is located in the center of Paris, France. It is the church building on the island of Xidi, and is also the bishop's cathedral of the Catholic Parish. Notre Dame was built between 1163 and 1250, and the whole church was completed in 1345, which lasted more than 180 years. It is a Gothic architectural form, and is a key representative of the Gothic church group in the French island area. Its status and historical value are unparalleled, and it is one of the most splendid buildings in history. On the evening of April 15, 2019 local time, Notre Dame of Paris caught fire. The reason was probably related to the on-site repair construction. The world-famous rose windows were also burned down, and Notre Dame of Paris was temporarily closed due to the fire.
Address: Paris, France
- Cologne Cathedral
Cologne Cathedral is a Gothic Catholic cathedral in Cologne, Germany. It is a landmark building in Cologne. Together with Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris and St. Peter's Cathedral in Rome, it is known as the three major religious buildings in Europe. The Cologne Cathedral was built in 1248, and the project was intermittent. It was not completed until 1880 by Emperor William I of Germany, which took more than 600 years. Cologne Cathedral is a combination of grandeur and delicacy. It is known as a model of Gothic church architecture. It is a rare five-step building. The internal space is elevated and widened, and the tower is straight to the sky, symbolizing the desire to communicate with God.
Address: Cologne, Germany
- Milan Cathedral
Milan Cathedral is a famous Italian Catholic church, the cathedral of Milan, the largest Gothic building in the world, with the reputation of "the symbol of Milan". It is also one of the five major churches in the world, with the second largest scale in the world. The construction of Milan Cathedral in Italy began in 1386, the vault was completed in 1500, and completed in 1965, lasting five centuries. Milan Cathedral is 158 meters long, 93 meters wide at the widest point, 108.5 meters high at the top of the tower, with a total area of 11700 square meters, and can accommodate 35000 people; In the church hall, the remains of the Archbishop of Milan in the 15th century are enshrined. The head is made of silver, and the body is the bishop's real body.
Address: Milan, Italy
- Seville Cathedral
Seville Cathedral, built in the early 15th century, was rebuilt on the site of the former Islamic monastery. It is a famous religious attraction in Seville, the capital city of Andalusia in southern Spain. It is one of the five major cathedrals in the world. It is the third largest cathedral in the world after St. Peter's Cathedral in the Vatican and Brasilia Cathedral in Brazil. Seville Cathedral is a Gothic cathedral. It is a building built by enclosing a wall with many columns on the top of the wall around the steeple rising up on the roof.
Address: Seville, Spain
- Notre Dame of Flowers Cathedral
The Cathedral of Notre-Dame of Flowers, also known as the Cathedral of Notre-Dame of Flowers and the Cathedral of Florence, is the main church of the Catholic diocese of Florence and the highest building in the city. Climbing the 463 steps of the church can overlook the panoramic view of Florence. The Cathedral of Notre Dame is the symbol of Florence. It is a cathedral decorated with white, pink and green marble according to geometric patterns. It was once rated as the most beautiful church in the world. The construction of the cathedral began in 1296 and took 175 years to complete. The building complex consists of the main church, the bell tower and the Baptistery. The church can accommodate 30000 people.
Address: Florence, Italy
- Salisbury Cathedral
Salisbury Cathedral is a famous Catholic church in Britain. It was built in the early 13th century with Gothic architecture and lasted for 38 years. It has one of the four "Magna Carta" and the ancient mechanical tower clock in Europe. Salisbury Cathedral is a place of pilgrimage for generations. The structure and main materials of Salisbury Cathedral are brick, stone, arch and wooden roof frame. Its spire is 123 meters high, which is the crown of the British tower. It can also hover up and overlook the surrounding scenery.
- Amiens Cathedral
Amiens Cathedral, located on the bank of the Somme River in Amiens, Somme Province, France, was built in 1220. It is a cathedral built at the peak of Gothic architecture. From inside to outside, Amiens Cathedral is full of exquisite carved articles, with a total number of more than 4000 pieces. These carvings are called "Amiens Bible" because they vividly represent hundreds of stories in the Bible. At that time, they were a set of real living bibles for many illiterate believers in the Middle Ages. From the perspective of modern consciousness, Amiens Cathedral is a palace of art and is listed in the World Cultural Heritage List.
- Burgos Cathedral World Heritage
Burgos Cathedral is an independent cathedral that has been declared as the cultural heritage of mankind. It is an outstanding representative of the 13th century Gothic architecture. The steeple of the whole church stands aloof and flutters to rise. Seen from the outside, the signs on the front are those towering and beautiful minarets. On the dome or behind the church, there is the Condestabrae Chapel. There are countless precious altarpieces, prayer benches, chapels, stained glass, and tombs, such as those of Sid and his wife.
Address: Plaza de Santa Mar í a, s/n, 09003 Burgos, Spain
- Stephen Cathedral
Stephen's Cathedral, also known as "St. Stephen's Cathedral", is located in Vienna, Austria. Stephen's Cathedral is the symbol of Vienna. It is located in the center of the center of Vienna, so it is also known as "the heart of Vienna". The church tower is 136.7m high, second only to Cologne and Ulm Cathedral, ranking third in the world. It is the symbol of the city of Vienna and one of the world's famous Gothic churches. It is often chosen as the place of major events in Austrian national life.
- Exeter Cathedral
Exeter Cathedral is located in Exeter, Devon, England. It is the main church of Exeter, one of the famous cathedrals in Britain, and also one of the best examples of Gothic architecture in the world. Exeter Cathedral has several obvious features, such as the dining room for people who are temporarily banned from eating, an ancient astronomical clock, an indoor small balcony and the uninterrupted arched roof of England, which are pleasing to the eye. Exeter Cathedral has a long history and rich cultural heritage. It was the place where people prayed and made pilgrimages in the Middle Ages.