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#414: Abbey Church

Photo 414: Abbey Church - Fontenay Abbey

Photo Details

Photo ID
414
Date
2008-05-30
Location
Fontenay Abbey
Description
West facade of the church and other abbey buildings. Fontenay Abbey in northern Burgundy was founded by St Bernard of Clairvaux in 1118. The abbey church, built from 1139 to 1147, is the oldest Cistercian church in France and one of the finest examples of Cistercian Romanesque architecture. The monastic complex was completed by 1200.
Camera
Canon EOS 40D
Resolution
3888 x 2592 px
File Size
6.03 MB
ISO
100
Geotag
47.639369° N, 4.389639° E
Date Digitized
May 30, 2008
Date Uploaded
November 11, 2009
Credit
David Joyal