Medieval Treadwheel Crane in Strasbourg’s Cathedral

Medieval Treadwheel Crane in Cathedral of Strasbourg We visited the Cathedral of Strasbourg  The Cathedral of Strasbourg was the first cathedral of Germany (or Kingdom of Germania). Until the arrival of Louis XIV in 1681 and his minister of the war, the Marquess of Louvois that camped in the environs of Strasbourg and forced their submission to the French monarchy the 30 of September of 1681. Medieval Treadwheel Crane in the Cathedral of strasbourg Walking paths The Cathedral was delivered …

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Treadwheel Crane of Mont Saint Michel Cathedral

Treadmill Crane of Mont Saint Michel Cathedral – France The original abbey church was built between 1030 and 1230 and several buildings were built. They were convent rooms, Host room, refectory, knights room and cloister. History of Mont Saint Michel During the Hundred Years War, Mont Saint Michel was the subject of siege and bloody battles between French and English. The last Benedictines left Mount St-Michel in 1791. The abbey became a prison in 1793 to imprison more than 300 …

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Treadwheel crane on Salisbury Cathedral

Treadwheel crane on Salisbury Cathedral – England Treadwheel on Salisbury Cathedral is from the 13th century (1220-1320.) And has the tallest tower in the UK, 123 meters (404 feet). The wheel crane is the original one used in construction. The same as the existing scaffolding on the spire tower. As the tower approached completion, the removal of the wheel crane was considered. This was quite common, as the crane can be dismantled and reused on another site. It also adds …

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Hotel Lambert in Paris

What is the History of the Hotel Lambert Paris – France? Hotel Lambert is sold in February 2022 The Hotel Lambert on the Île de Saint-Louis (river island of the Seine in central Paris) opposite the Île de la Cité. This Palace is one of the most beautiful of the many in the city of Paris (the so-called private hotels). The address is: Rue Saint-Louis en l’Île, 2. The Hotel Lambert in Paris has been declared a World Heritage Site …

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Leaning Towers in Venice

The Leaning Towers in Venice We found several leaning towers walking around Venice. It’s just that they don’t seem tilted, they just are. This happens because Venice is a city built on water and alluvial soil, which is why the foundations of the buildings are very unstable. The Leaning Tower of the Church of St. Stefano The bell tower of the Church of Santo Stefano, for example, is one of them. The photo is taken in Campo Santo Stefano – …

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