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 gargoyles on Notre Dame cathedral were built as water spouts to prevent
damage to the ... After the installation of drain pipes in the 16th century, the
gargoyles were merely ornamental. ... How many King Georges of England were
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
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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 ... Built between 1163 and 1345 the Notre Dame has withstood ... There is always
bound to be a huge mass of people gathering around the inside and outside of
the Notre Dame admiring her beauty. ... Thanks so much!
Gargoyle on Notre Dame in Paris, France ... even by robbers and killers, inside a
church you were safe from many of the problems of the outside world.
Jun 15, 1998 ... Paris Journal; Shaded by Gargoyles, the Exorcist of Notre Dame ... The Catholic
Church, like many Christian churches, teaches that the Devil is real and evil ...
Outside his chapel, two young men from Martinique and two older ...
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