One of the oldest columns and capitals in the East gallery of the Romanesque Cloister, 12th century, of the Cathedrale Notre-Dame du Puy, or Le Puy Cathedral, Le Puy-en-Velay, Haute-Loire, Rhone-Alpes-Auvergne, France. The cloister has strong Byzantine and Moorish influences, with striped arches and a carved cornice of mythical beasts. The cathedral was built 11th - 13th century in Romanesque style, with a striking striped 3-layered facade and large cloister. It is a national monument and UNESCO World Heritage Site as part of the Santiago de Compostela pilgrimage route. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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One of the oldest columns and capitals in the East gallery of the Romanesque Cloister, 12th century, of the Cathedrale Notre-Dame du Puy, or Le Puy Cathedral, Le Puy-en-Velay, Haute-Loire, Rhone-Alpes-Auvergne, France. The cloister has strong Byzantine and Moorish influences, with striped arches and a carved cornice of mythical beasts. The cathedral was built 11th - 13th century in Romanesque style, with a striking striped 3-layered facade and large cloister. It is a national monument and...
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