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Notre Dame d’Amiens

On our way back home we made a rest in Amiens, the capital of the french region Picardie, north of the Normandie. We stopped to visit the cathedral Notre Dame d’Amiens.
On a rainy day we got a sunny break for our complete visit in Amiens. The cathedral is very impressive.
The cathedral is quite light compared to others we visited. Also the colorful windows were complete and the interior is very rich decorated.
Shortly after we entered the cathedral the organ player started his exercises. Even the organ is very loud (after leaving the cathedral we were able to listen to his playing while walking on the square before the cathedral without any problem).
He played for approximately an hour and it was wonderful listening to him. Continue reading “Notre Dame d’Amiens”