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Reims cathedral will be celebrating its 800th birthday and after many long years of renovation, this Gothic jewel has at last recovered its original grace. Both the Smiling Angel and Chagalls stained glass window, as well as all of its 2300 statues including the famous Queen of Saba, the cathedral is once again the glorious historical sanctuary where the kings of France were consecrated.

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  • Reims cathedral will be celebrating its 800th birthday and aftermany long years of renovation, this Gothic jewel has at lastrecovered its original grace. Both the Smiling Angel and Chagallsstained glass window, as well as all of its 2300 statues including thefamous Queen of Saba, the cathedral is once again the glorioushistorical sanctuary where the kings of France were consecrated.

  • HEMIS_547787 : France, Marne, Reims, Notre-Dame de Reims cathedral, listed as World Heritage by UNESCO, Detail of Sculpture depicting theAngel of the Smile on the West Facade of Reims CathedralSONNET Sylvain / hemis.fr Page 3 / 21

  • HEMIS_443219France, Marne, Reims, Notre-Dame de Reims cathedral, listed as World Heritage byUNESCO, kings of France cathedral coronations since Clovis in the 5th centuryGUIZIOU Franck / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_547789France, Marne, Reims, Notre-Dame de Reims cathedral, listed as World Heritage byUNESCO, Detail of Sculpture Depicting the Angel of the Smile on the West Facadeafter the restoration of 2010SONNET Sylvain / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_547792France, Marne, Reims, Notre-Dame de Reims cathedral, listed as World Heritage byUNESCOSONNET Sylvain / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_169235France, Marne, Reims, Notre Dame de Reims cathedral, listed as World Heritage byUNESCO, the naveGARDEL Bertrand / hemis.fr

    Page 4 / 21

  • HEMIS_488344France, Marne, Reims, Notre-Dame de Reims cathedral, listed as World Heritage byUNESCO, gothic faadeFRUMM John / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_488345France, Marne, Reims, Notre-Dame de Reims cathedral, listed as World Heritage byUNESCO, gothic candles burningFRUMM John / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_443985France, Marne, Reims, Notre Dame de Reims cathedral, listed as World Heritage byUNESCO, stained glass window of the cathedral painted by ChagallSONNET Sylvain / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_448446France, Marne, Reims, Notre-Dame de Reims cathedral, listed as World Heritage byUNESCO, kings of France cathedral coronations since Clovis in the 5th century, theAnnunciation of the Virgin after the facade after the restoration of 2010GUIZIOU Franck / hemis.fr

    Page 5 / 21

  • HEMIS_183995France, Marne, Reims, Abbey of Saint-Remi, Gothic chancel and Romanesque nave,Saint Remy's tombHUGHES Herv / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_547791France, Marne, Reims, Notre-Dame de Reims cathedral, listed as World Heritage byUNESCO, one of the 88 gargoyles of the cathedral of ReimsSONNET Sylvain / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_547793France, Marne, Reims, Notre-Dame de Reims cathedral, listed as World Heritage byUNESCO, Bishop of Rheims, baptising and annointing Clovis after the restoration of2010SONNET Sylvain / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_547788France, Marne, Reims, Notre-Dame de Reims cathedral, listed as World Heritage byUNESCO after the restoration of 2010, one of the restored statues of the WesternfacadeSONNET Sylvain / hemis.fr

    Page 6 / 21

  • HEMIS_547786 : France, Marne, Reims, Notre-Dame de Reims cathedral, listed as World Heritage by UNESCO, stained glass window of the cathedralpainted by Chagall, commemoration of the baptism of Clovis in ReimsSONNET Sylvain / hemis.fr Page 7 / 21

  • HEMIS_449908France, Marne, Reims, Place Royale, the statue of King Louis XVGUIZIOU Franck / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_186338France, Marne, Reims, column of Place Drouet d'ErlonHUGHES Herv / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_169242France, Marne, Reims, Palais du Tau, listed as World Heritage by UNESCO, theTapestries roomGARDEL Bertrand / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_186329France, Marne, Reims, Notre-Dame de Reims cathedral, listed as World Heritage byUNESCO, the stained glass rose-windowHUGHES Herv / hemis.fr

    Page 8 / 21

  • HEMIS_183990France, Marne, Reims, Abbey of Saint-Remi, baptism of Clovis I by Saint RemyHUGHES Herv / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_170234France, Marne, Reims, Notre Dame de Reims cathedral, listed as World Heritage byUNESCO, the naveHUGHES Herv / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_547790France, Marne, Reims, Notre-Dame de Reims cathedral, listed as World Heritage byUNESCO, Sculpture from the central door dedicated to the Virgin shows scenes fromthe Annunciation. Annunciation and Visitation to Elizabeth after the restoration of2010SONNET Sylvain / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_448436France, Marne, Reims, Notre-Dame de Reims cathedral, listed as World Heritage byUNESCO, kings of France cathedral coronations since Clovis in the 5th century, thefacadeGUIZIOU Franck / hemis.fr

    Page 9 / 21

  • HEMIS_449920France, Marne, Reims, Notre-Dame de Reims cathedral, listed as World Heritage byUNESCO, kings of France cathedral coronations since Clovis in the 5th century, rosewindowGUIZIOU Franck / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_186327France, Marne, Reims, Notre-Dame de Reims cathedral, listed as World Heritage byUNESCO, one of the 88 gargoyles of the cathedral of ReimsHUGHES Herv / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_448432France, Marne, Reims, Notre Dame de Reims cathedral, listed as World Heritage byUNESCO, kings of France cathedral coronations since Clovis in the 5th century, tombstone of the architect Hugues LibergierGUIZIOU Franck / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_448434France, Marne, Reims, Notre Dame de Reims cathedral, listed as World Heritage byUNESCO, kings of France cathedral coronations since Clovis in the 5th century,interior wallGUIZIOU Franck / hemis.fr

    Page 10 / 21

  • HEMIS_170235 : France, Marne, Reims, Palais du Tau, listed World Heritage by UNESCO, museumHUGHES Herv / hemis.fr

    Page 11 / 21

  • HEMIS_448435France, Marne, Reims, Notre Dame de Reims cathedral, listed as World Heritage byUNESCO, kings of France cathedral coronations since Clovis in the 5th century,interior wallGUIZIOU Franck / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_449923France, Marne, Reims, Notre Dame de Reims, listed as World Heritage by UNESCO,the cathedral of coronations of the kings of France since Clovis during the 5thcentury, the transeptGUIZIOU Franck / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_187069France, Marne, Reims, Abbey of Saint-Remi, the Romanesque naveMOIRENC Camille / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_443986France, Marne, Reims, Notre Dame de Reims cathedral, listed as World Heritage byUNESCO, stained glass window of the cathedral painted by ChagallSONNET Sylvain / hemis.fr

    Page 12 / 21

  • HEMIS_448429France, Marne, Reims, Notre-Dame de Reims cathedral, listed as World Heritage byUNESCO, kings of France cathedral coronations since Clovis in the 5th century,windows of the central chapel made in 1974 by Marc Chagall with the collaboration ofCharles MarqGUIZIOU Franck / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_448430France, Marne, Reims, Notre-Dame de Reims cathedral, listed as World Heritage byUNESCO, kings of France cathedral coronations since Clovis in the 5th century, thestatue of Jeanne d'ArcGUIZIOU Franck / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_149121France, Marne, Reims, Abbey of Saint-Remi, the Saint Remy's tombLENAIN Herv / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_159686France, Marne, Reims, Notre-Dame de Reims cathedral, listed as World Heritage byUNESCO, kings of France cathedral coronations since Clovis in the 5th centuryRABOUAN Jean-Baptiste / hemis.fr

    Page 13 / 21

  • HEMIS_488342France, Marne, Reims, Notre-Dame de Reims cathedral, listed as World Heritage byUNESCO, gothic style, high relief carvings of saints and soldiersFRUMM John / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_448438France, Marne, Reims, Notre-Dame de Reims cathedral, listed as World Heritage byUNESCO, kings of France cathedral coronations since Clovis in the 5th century, theannunciation of the Virgin after the restoration in 2010GUIZIOU Franck / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_448444France, Marne, Reims, Notre-Dame de Reims cathedral, listed as World Heritage byUNESCO, kings of France cathedral coronations since Clovis in the 5th century,northern facadeGUIZIOU Franck / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_488343France, Marne, Reims, Notre-Dame de Reims cathedral, listed as World Heritage byUNESCO, gothic style, high relief carvings of saints and soldiers, women begging formaintenanceFRUMM John / hemis.fr

    Page 14 / 21

  • HEMIS_169241 : France, Marne, Reims, Palais du Tau, listed as World Heritage by UNESCO, the Royal crownGARDEL Bertrand / hemis.fr

    Page 15 / 21

  • HEMIS_448455France, Marne, Reims, Notre-Dame de Reims cathedral, listed as World Heritage byUNESCO, kings of France cathedral coronations since Clovis in the 5th century, thefacadeGUIZIOU Franck / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_547794France, Marne, Reims, Notre-Dame de Reims cathedral, listed as World Heritage byUNESCO, statue of Saint Nicaise, 11th bishop of ReimsSONNET Sylvain / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_449932France, Marne, Reims, Abbey of Saint-Remi built around the Year 1000,Entombment of ChristGUIZIOU Franck / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_449935France, Marne, Reims, Abbey of Saint-Remi built around the Year 1000, statue of St.Remi baptizing Clovis IGUIZIOU Franck / hemis.fr

    Page 16 / 21

  • HEMIS_169240France, Marne, Reims, Palais du Tau, listed as World Heritage by UNESCOGARDEL Bertrand / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_183998France, Marne, Reims, Abbey of Saint-Remi, the organHUGHES Herv / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_084747France, Marne, Reims, the Saint Remi Museum, the staircaseNICOLAS Jos / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_187068France, Marne, Reims, Abbey of Saint-Remy, detail of the stained windowMOIRENC Camille / hemis.fr

    Page 17 / 21

  • HEMIS_449924France, Marne, Reims, Saint Remi Basilica, statue of St. Remi baptizing Clovis IGUIZIOU Franck / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_449936France, Marne, Reims, Saint Remi Basilica, statue of St. Remi baptizing Clovis IGUIZIOU Franck / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_449939France, Marne, Reims, Parc de la Patte d'Oie, a kioskGUIZIOU Franck / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_449911France, Marne, Reims, Place du Forum, terrace barGUIZIOU Franck / hemis.fr

    Page 18 / 21

  • HEMIS_443982 : France, Marne, Reims, Notre Dame de Reims cathedral, listed as World Heritage Site by UNESCO the naveSONNET Sylvain / hemis.fr

    Page 19 / 21

  • HEMIS_449912France, Marne, Reims, Place du Forum, children playing in the fountainGUIZIOU Franck / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_449944France, Marne, Reims, Place Drouet d'Erlon, restaurant terraceGUIZIOU Franck / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_251106France, Marne, Reims, Le Grand Cafe with its confortable seats and retro styleDEGAS Jean-Pierre / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_186340France, Marne, Reims, Place M.HerrickHUGHES Herv / hemis.fr

    Page 20 / 21

  • HEMIS_235373France, Marne, Reims, Chateau les Crayeres Restaurant, chef Didier ElenaSUDRES Jean-Daniel / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_330011France, Marne, Reims, restaurant Cafe du PalaisLUIDER Emile / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_186336France, Marne, Reims, Cafe du Palais terrace, champagne cocktailHUGHES Herv / hemis.fr

    HEMIS_330073France, Marne, Reims, Notre Dame de Reims cathedral, listed as World Heritage byUNESCOLUIDER Emile / hemis.fr

    Page 21 / 21