“Without stones there is no arch.” – Marco Polo
Avignon was the most important city in Europe in the 14th century. Today, it is the seat of the Catholic church and Palais des Papes is the largest Gothic building in the world. It is also now a UNESCO site.
This is for Lens Artist Photo Challenge featuring the letter A for Arch, for Alleyways and for Avignon
There are a lot of arches on the towers at the Popes’ Palace / Palais des Papes, Avignon, France
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The interiors are decorated with tapestries, frescoes, paintings, statues and wooden ceilings.
It has cobblestone alleyways that are beautiful, colourful and relatively quiet.