These Stained Glass Windows Are So Beautiful You Don’t See Them… You FEEL Them.
#7. Chapter House of York Minster, York, England
You will find 60% of England's medieval stained glass in situ, or in its original place, at York Minster. The Great East Window is the largest medieval stained-glass window in the world.
#8. Thanks-Giving Chapel, Dallas, United States
This spiral Glory Window was designed by French stained-glass artist Gabriel Loire and was issued as a UN stamp in the year 2000.
#9. Metropolitan Cathedral of St. Sebastian, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The cathedral's conical design allows its four 64m stained-glass windows to converge at the pinnacle cross in a truly vivid display.
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#10. Notre-Dame, Paris, France
The South Rose Window, designed by Jean de Chelles and Pierre de Montreuil, has been damaged many times since its erection in 1260. Due to the amount of restorations and panel rearrangement, the original design remains unknown.
#11. Grossmünster, Zürich, Switzerland
Sigmar Polke, German painter and photographer, claimed victory in a 2006 invited competition and spent three years creating the designs for Grossmünster's twelve church windows . Seven of them are adorned with thinly sliced agate.
#12. Siena Cathedral, Italy
The Siena Cathedral is home to this choir window created in 1288 by artist Duccio. It is one of the oldest stained-glass windows in Italy.
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