Church Notre Dame of Bergerac
Share
mail
License license
loading...
Loading ...

Panoramic photo by Franck Masschelein EXPERT Taken 15:45, 22/08/2012 - Views loading...

Advertisement

Church Notre Dame of Bergerac

The World > Europe > France

  • Like / unlike
  • thumbs up
  • thumbs down

Notre Dame church in Bergerac was built in the 19th century to accommodate the whole congregation of the expanding city.
It was designed by the architect Paul Abadie in Neo-Gothic style. It is topped with an 80-meter high steeple whose first floor opens on the nave while acting as the gallery. The nave is flanked by two narrow side aisles. A transept is in front of the apse with an ambulatory and has with three vaults.

The shot was taken in august 2012, in the end of the afternoon. Panorama made in HDR version (enfuse).

Source : http://www.pays-de-bergerac.com/english/tourisme/site_remarquable/monuments-religieux/bergerac-notre-dame/index.asp

comments powered by Disqus

Nearby images in France

map

A: Rallycross of Bergerac

by Didier Rodrigue, 13.6 km away

Xavier Briffaud, first victory! Xavier Briffaud, 22 years, began in Rallycross Logan Cup last year. T...

Rallycross of Bergerac

B: The church of Couze et Saint Front

by Edward Crabbe, 17.9 km away

The church of Couze et Saint Front

C: French Vineyards In the South-West of France

by carlos martin, 21.8 km away

French Vineyards in the South-West Region of France

French Vineyards In the South-West of France

D: Nef de l'église de Castillonnès - France

by Pascal Moulin, 23.8 km away

Nef de l'église de Castillonnès  -  France

E: Champ de coquelicots

by DUBOS Jean-François, 25.8 km away

Champ de coquelicots en bordure de la départementale 3, à proximité de Douzillac

Champ de coquelicots

F: La vallée de Neuvic sur l'Isle en Dordogne

by DUBOS Jean-François, 26.4 km away

Le village de Neuvic sur l'Isle vu depuis la colline au Maine à l'est. Le sol calcaire de prairie sèc...

La vallée de Neuvic sur l'Isle en Dordogne

G: Neuvic sur l'Isle en Dordogne

by DUBOS Jean-François, 27.2 km away

Neuvic sur l'Isle en Dordogne vu depuis la Haute Robertie au Nord Est. Vallée de l'Isle reliant Borde...

Neuvic sur l'Isle en Dordogne

H: Place de la Mairie de Neuvic sur l'Isle en Dordogne

by DUBOS Jean-François, 27.4 km away

Place de la Mairie de Neuvic sur l'Isle, l'office du tourisme et l'église. Neuvic est un village du P...

Place de la Mairie de Neuvic sur l'Isle en Dordogne

I: La porte Saint-Louis de Cadouin - France

by Pascal Moulin, 31.0 km away

La porte Saint-Louis de Cadouin  -  France

J: Halle et place de Cadouin - France

by Pascal Moulin, 31.1 km away

Halle et place de Cadouin  -  France

This panorama was taken in France

This is an overview of France

France is affectionately referred to as "the Hexagon" for its overall shape.

French history goes back to the Gauls, a Celtic tribe which inhabited the area circa 300BC until being conquered by Julius Caesar.

The Franks were the first tribe to adopt Catholic Christianity after the Roman Empire collapsed. France became an independent location in the Treaty of Verdun in (843 AD), which divided up Charlemagne's Carolingian Empire into several portions.

The French monarchy reached its zenith during the reign of Louis XIV, the Sun King, who stood for seventy-two years as the Monarch of all Monarchs. His palace of Versailles and its Hall of Mirrors are a splendid treasure-trove of Baroque art.

The French Revolution ended the rule of the monarchy with the motto "Liberty, Equality, Fraternity!" On July 14th, 1789 angry mobs stormed La Bastille prison and began the Revolution in which Louis XVI, his wife Marie-Antoinette and thousands of others met the guillotine.

One decade after the revolution, Napolean Bonaparte seized control of the Republic and named himself Emperor. His armies conquered most of Europe and his Napoleonic Code became a lasting legal foundation for concepts of personal status and property.

During the period of colonization France controlled the largest empire in the world, second only to Britain.

France is one of the founding members of the European Union and the United Nations, as well as one of the nuclear armed nations of the world.

Text by Steve Smith.

Share this panorama