The Paray-le-Monial basilica

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Important pilgrimage site, the Sacré-Coeur basilica of Paray-le-Monial is considered to be the scaled-down version of the Cluny abbey church and constitutes a remarkable example of Romanesque art. The cloister next to the basilica is home to a garden of medieval inspiration.

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The basilica to the gateway ( © Jean Espirat )The basilica to the gateway ( © Jean Espirat )
 
Basilica for the gateway ( © Jean Espirat )Basilica for the gateway ( © Jean Espirat )
The basilica ( © Jean Espirat )The basilica ( © Jean Espirat )
 
Panorama beyond Bourbince ( © Jean Espirat )Panorama beyond Bourbince ( © Jean Espirat )
Panorama ( © Jean Espirat )Panorama ( © Jean Espirat )
 
bell tower of the Basilica, seen from the cloister ( © Jean Espirat )bell tower of the Basilica, seen from the cloister ( © Jean Espirat )
the tower, seen from the cloister ( © Jean Espirat )the tower, seen from the cloister ( © Jean Espirat )
 
the cloister ( © Jean Espirat )the cloister ( © Jean Espirat )
the cloister ( © Jean Espirat )the cloister ( © Jean Espirat )
 
the cloister ( © Jean Espirat )the cloister ( © Jean Espirat )
portal of the basilica, in the cloister ( © Jean Espirat )portal of the basilica, in the cloister ( © Jean Espirat )
 
North portal of the basilica ( © Jean Espirat )North portal of the basilica ( © Jean Espirat )
Nave of the Basilica ( © Jean Espirat )Nave of the Basilica ( © Jean Espirat )
 
Nave of the Basilica ( © Jean Espirat )Nave of the Basilica ( © Jean Espirat )
Rear View Basilica ( © Jean Espirat )Rear View Basilica ( © Jean Espirat )
 
Capital of the basilica ( © Jean Espirat )Capital of the basilica ( © Jean Espirat )
Marquees ( © Jean Espirat )Marquees ( © Jean Espirat )
 
Capital ( © Jean Espirat )Capital ( © Jean Espirat )
Marquees ( © Jean Espirat )Marquees ( © Jean Espirat )
 
dome ( © Jean Espirat )dome ( © Jean Espirat )
House chaplains ( © Jean Espirat )House chaplains ( © Jean Espirat )
 
rear view of the basilica ( © Jean Espirat )rear view of the basilica ( © Jean Espirat )
Tour of the former castle of the abbots of Cluny ( © JE)Tour of the former castle of the abbots of Cluny ( © JE)
 
rear view of the basilica ( © Jean Espirat )rear view of the basilica ( © Jean Espirat )
Stained Basilica ( © Jean Espirat )Stained Basilica ( © Jean Espirat )
 
Stained Glass ( © Jean Espirat )Stained Glass ( © Jean Espirat )
Stained Glass ( © Jean Espirat )Stained Glass ( © Jean Espirat )
 
Stained Glass ( © Jean Espirat )Stained Glass ( © Jean Espirat )
Stained Glass ( © Jean Espirat )Stained Glass ( © Jean Espirat )
  

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