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Barcelona Cathedral

Barcelona Cathedral

Barcelona Cathedral is one of the most beautiful and traditional buildings of Barcelona, designed in the Gothic style with elements of Catalan culture. The Cathedral in Barcelona is hiding in the back streets of the Gothic quarter. appears to the eyes of the viewer by the unexpected power of his medieval temperament, but it boasts a very elegant and delicate details of its architecture. The magnificent Gothic “rosette” above the main entrance, the slender columns and soaring spires-turret. Will amaze you and the interior of the Barcelona Cathedral is a sculpture of Christ that decorated, according to legend, the nose of a galley of the Catalan fleet, 13 white geese, glorifying the Holy Eulalia, huge body, and if you climb the dome of the Cathedral, Barcelona will open you an entirely different perspective. Barcelona Cathedral is the main temple of this city, and Sagrada Familia. mistaken for such, actually was covered in only a few years ago.

Cathedral in Barcelona, the chief patron Saint Eulalia believes that at the age of thirteen suffered painful death at the hands of the Gentiles. In the Church in the crypt of Saint Eulalia are kept sarcophagus with the remains, resting on an openwork column, made of polished alabaster, her side resting Ramon Berenguer I the Old and his wife Almodis so honored that laid the Cathedral on the ruins of the Moors the Church. Continue reading

The Gothic structure

Krakow

The proverb “a chicken is not a bird, Poland is not abroad” in no way refers to Krakow. It is a beautiful city on the Vistula river. Just think, in Cracow is around five thousand buildings of the middle ages, and several hundred thousand works of art. Incredible magical power of the city attracts tourists from all corners of the earth. From the 14th to the 17th century Krakow was the capital of Poland. Of particular interest is the Old town. It is located in the parks ring (Planty). in 1978 Krakow included in the list of the cities protected by UNESCO. Continue reading

Design in the Gothic style interior

Interior design in the Gothic style

Gothic style is not primarily the use of certain materials or colors in the interior design of the apartment or house, and a harmonious mix of modern and vintage items in the Gothic style. To create a Gothic interior are beautiful pictures in old frames, carpets, tapestries, mirrors with gilded frames and curtains.

The essence of Gothic style interior

The first Association of modern man to the concept of “Gothic interior” evokes the idea of a medieval castle with dark walls and narrow Windows that barely let in light. In fact, the Gothic interior can be described as spacious, bright, airy and majestic.

Gothic style interior style is a complex and convoluted psychological state of the person. Gothic is the embodiment of period of the Middle ages, as understood by modern man. The word “Gothic” comes from Italian, meaning “barbarian” Goths in Ancient Rome called all the tribes in the North. The style originated in the 7th century in France. The symbol of the Gothic style – the cross and the Cathedral. According to Spengler, the Gothic interior dissolves in the space of materiality.

As a rule, the Gothic style is basically architecture, but today the interior design in Moscow often create in the Gothic style, which has many significant differences from other styles. In General terms, it is large Windows Continue reading

Gothic architecture
The Gothic style mainly manifested in the architecture of temples, cathedrals, churches, monasteries. Developed on the basis of romance. more specifically Burgundian architecture. Unlike the Romanesque style with its round…

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Mystical story of the Cologne Cathedral
Mystical story of the Cologne Cathedral One of the greatest and most beautiful Christian churches is the Cologne Cathedral in Germany, oddly enough, closely associated with the name. The devil.…

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Gothic style in architecture
Gothic style in architecture Replaced the Romanesque style in Western Europe came the Gothic style in architecture and dominated in these areas from the 13th to the 15th century. The…

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