France. Strassbourg Cathedral.    "The largest clock you'll probably ever see is inside. It's amazing to watch it working."

I was there Nov Strassbourg Cathedral. "The largest clock you'll probably ever see is inside. It's amazing to watch it working.

ENVIRONMENTS: From 1352–1354, the Strasbourg Cathedral (better known as Notre-Dame)’s first astronomical clock, L’horloge de Trois Rois, was built.  It had several details that were rare during that time, like a calendar and astrolabe, and every hour statues representing the three Kings stepped out of their chambers in front of the statue of Virgin Mary and baby Jesus, music accompanying them. It stopped working in the early 16th century, and has since been replaced twice (current one…

Cathedral: Astronomical clock in the Cathedral de Notre Dame de Strasbourg. Everything about this cathedral is amazing, from the front door to the flying buttresses to all the layers of texture. Thought the clock was very interesting.

View over Strasbourg from the bell tower of Strasbourg Cathedral

One Day in Strasbourg with Kids: Main Highlights and Off The Beaten Path Tips

View over Strasbourg from the bell tower of Strasbourg Cathedral

Strasbourg, Alsace http://unvoyagealafrancaise.blogspot.fr/2015/07/les-illuminations-de-la-cathedrale.html

Strasbourg Cathedral light show. Interesting contrast between old And new, gothic architecture and vibrant colours.

Strasbourg Cathedral by jGospodarek.deviantart.com

Strasbourg Cathedral by jGospodarek.deviantart.com

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