Tag: Reims

  • Abbey of Saint-Remi Basilica

    Abbey of Saint-Remi Basilica

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    The Abbey of Saint-Remi was founded in the sixth century and consecrated by Pope Leo IX in 1049, its the oldest church in Remi and one of the finest in Northern France, built in Romanesque style. The archbishops of Reims and several princes, Carloman, brother of Charlemagne, Henri and kings Louis IV of France and…

  • Palace of Tau in Reims

    Palace of Tau in Reims

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    Palace of Tau was built between 1498 &1509 on the site of a former Gallo Roman house, Kings of France were dressed for the coronation at the palace of Tau

  • Reims Cathedral of Notre-Dame

    Reims Cathedral of Notre-Dame

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    Reims Cathedral known as the Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Reims is situated on the Vesle River east-northeast of Paris, built between 1211 and 1516 under the auspices of Archbishop Aubry de Humbert and designer Jean d’Orbais. The Cathedral was built to replace the old church which was destroyed by fire in 1210. The Cathedral is…

  • Villa Demoiselle

    Villa Demoiselle

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    Villa Demoiselle combines Art Nouveau and Art Deco style, In 1999 the Villa Demoiselle was put under the protection of the city of Reims, Villa Demoiselle

  • 15 Interesting Facts About Reims

    15 Interesting Facts About Reims

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    Interesting facts about Reims Reims is the world capital of Champagne with a rich history creating and storing popular champagnes. The University of Reims was founded in 1547 by Pope Paul III. St John Baptist de la Salle and Jean Baptiste Colbert were both born in Reims. Reims is situated on the Velse River, the…

  • Photographs of Reims

    Photographs of Reims

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    Reims is located in the Grand Est Region of France, its well known for its Cathedrale Notre-Dame, where the French kings were crowned, for more then 1,000 years. Statistics and Information Total Area: 46.9 km2 Time zone:  CET (UTC+1) Elevation: 80–135 m Photographs   Location Reims, Grand Est Region, France Coordinates: 49°15′46″N 4°02′05″E