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  • Vézelay Abbey, France

    geobeats on Sep 27, 2010 Take a tour of Vézelay Abbey in France -- part of the World's Greatest Attractions series by GeoBeats.
  • Vézelay Abbey, France

    geobeats on Sep 27, 2010 Take a tour of Vézelay Abbey in France -- part of the World's Greatest Attractions series by GeoBeats.
  • Vézelay Abbey, France

    geobeats on Sep 27, 2010 Take a tour of Vézelay Abbey in France -- part of the World's Greatest Attractions series by GeoBeats.


soundingjoy
Most beautiful indeed. His Grace shines through you.

Irapuato
The Basilique Ste-Madeleine (Basilica Church of St. Mary Magdalene) in Vézelay is the largest Romanesque church in France and only 10 yards shorter than the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris. As it claimed to guard the relics of St. Mary Magdalen, Vézelay was a major medieval pilgrimage destination. It also saw the launch of the Second and Third Crusades.
History
Vézelay's history began in 860 AD, when the hilltop site was donated for the purposes of a monastery by Gerard, Count of Roussillon … [More]

Irapuato
La basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine de Vézelay est une ancienne abbatiale française établie à Vézelay en Bourgogne, dans le département de l'Yonne.
Sur la route qui mène à Vézelay, la croix Montjoie symbolise la joie du pèlerin apercevant pour la première fois la basilique.
En effet, c'est à pied qu'il faut rejoindre ce haut lieu de la chrétienté du Moyen Âge, lieu de pèlerinage important sur le chemin de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle.
Le tympan du narthex de la basilique est un des … [More]