In architecture, a gargoyle is a carved or formed grotesque with a spout designed
to convey water from a roof and away from the side of a building, thereby
preventing rainwater from running down mas...
Notre-Dame's gargoyles are very famous! I'm sure you've heard of them before.
But do you know what they're used for? They were built into the ends of the ...
Architects often used multiple gargoyles on buildings to divide the flow of
rainwater off ... The most famous examples are those of Notre Dame de Paris. ...
that their presence assured congregants that evil is kept outside of the churchÕs
The Notre Dame Cathedral is one of the first Gothic cathedrals. ... The cathedral's
architects built supports–flying butresses–around the outside walls, and ... There
are many myths that center around the birth of these scary looking creature.
The book The Gargoyles of Notre-Dame: Medievalism and the Monsters of
Modernity, ... Most of the seven million people who visit the cathedral of Notre
Dame in Paris each ... He goes on to map the critical reception and many-layered
afterlives of these chimeras, .... Outside the USA, see our international sales
From Paris's Notre Dame Cathedral to Manhattan's Chrysler Building, the most
ominous and haunting gargoyles and grotesques glare down at us from up on ...
Information, guides and full HD video footage of Notre Dame de Paris, Paris. ...
Many sculptures and treasures were plundered or destroyed. ... Dame de Paris
truly has an amazing outside, decorated with hundreds of gargoyles and statues,
Dec 17, 2012 ... Although I visited Notre Dame Cathedral on both of my first two trips to ... of
picture taking from the outside), and on my second time there I didn't have ... only
provided free admission to many of the city's most visited attractions ...
Jun 10, 2013 ... Not only is the Notre Dame a pure masterpiece of French Gothic architecture, it…
... There is always bound to be a huge mass of people gathering around the
inside and outside of the Notre Dame admiring ... Thanks so much!
My tips on how to get the most out of your visit to Notre Dame. ... More things to
see outside ... As much as I love hunchbacks and gargoyles, I don't really
recommend visiting the tower, because it's expensive (10 Euros or so), the wait is