A close up of archway.
Even though the replicas are not life size, they are impressive.
Scenes were sculpted into the architecture.
A bit of the detail in close up.
Imagine having to decide which designs you want!
Clever look outs :)
A close up of the same piece.
Models done in different formats with different materials.
Look familiar? Notre Dame in Paris:)
I've never been to Chartres, and had no desire to go until I saw the replica of the Cathedral.
He looks like he's holding his nose :)
Murals are also recreated showing what was inside some of the buildings.
A staircase can be very elaborate.
More in my next post, including the upper floor modern section with views of the Eiffel Tower:)