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Notre-Dame de Strasbourg

In the heart of the Strasbourg city centre stands the Cathédral Notre-Dame de Strasbourg, considered as one of the finest examples of Gothic architecture (even though it has got some Romanesque elements as well). It was built between 1015 and 1439. Its 142 metres tall tower was the tallest structure in the world from 1647 to 1874. Today it is still the sixth-tallest church in the world and the tallest one built entirely in the Middle Ages.

Taking a photo of the cathedral and squeezing most of it into one composition is not an easy task. It required standing with my back in a corner of the square. In the square (Place du Château) you can also see a colourful art installation called La Prairie dichroïque.

Exif Data:
Make: SONY
Model: DSC-RX10M4
Software: PaintShop Pro 21,00
Exposure Time: 1/1000 sec
F-Stop: f/4.0
ISO Speed Ratings: 100
Focal Length: 880/100 mm
Date Taken: 2021-08-08 12:00
Metering Mode: Pattern
Flash: Flash did not fire, auto mode
File Size: 6577 k

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