Palais des Archevêques de Sens

Sens is in the departement of Yonne in Burgundy, France


Église Saint-Maurice

Sens is an ancient city, with a history going back to the days when France was a Celtic land, and then the days of Roman rule, when it was called Agedincum. Its archbishops were powerful and prestigious during the Middle Ages, which accounts for the town's famous Gothic cathedral. As Paris rose in power and influence, Sens eventually declined, with the result that its rich heritage of historic buildings has remained more nearly intact.


Rose window from the transept of the Cathedral

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