Reims Cathedral – Light Show and stunning Marc Chagall Windows

Notre-Dame de Reims is built on the site where Clovis, the first Christian king to rule Gaul (France) was baptized by Remi the bishop of Reims in AD 496.

Now certainly one great reason to come to Reims is to visit all of the more modern Champagne houses.  However, another good reason is to visit the Cathedral.  There are many historic and important works in the Cathedral, but let’s take a look at some more modern additions today.

There is now a nightly light show which is not to be missed.  The Cathedral literally comes alive in a symphony of sound and color.

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And the highlight at least for me is the stunningly beautiful Marc Chagall windows added in 1974 at the axis of the apse.  Now it is time to go taste more Champagne!

 

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