(sort of) Abandoned Treasure

While in Paris, I visited Sainte Chapelle–a deconsecrated Catholic church that was originally built to house Louis XIV’s collection of religious Passion relics. While this place felt very sad (perhaps because it has been empty for so long), the beautiful stained glass work was breathtaking. The structure does show age and decay, despite it being preserved as a tourist attraction.

Sainte Chapelle had one of the longest queues I had to wait in during the entire time I spent in Paris–even with a Paris Pass! It’s a quick stop that no one should miss when visiting Paris.

My short stature made photographing this particularly narrow church a little difficult. Here’s a few of the more decent shots I was able to capture:


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