stunning stained glass

During our first full day in paris we headed over to Sainte-Chapelle, the tiny chapel on the Île de la Cité near the Notre Dame. We arrived fairly early and avoided a long line.
Once we got inside h went crazy with the camera - the lower chapel was ornate and full of rich blues and gorgeous patterns. I told him to be prepared, it just gets better... 
Once we got up to the main floor he let out a DANNNNNNG! he was stunned by the beauty of the stained glass and the amount of it! This was my second visit to Sainte-Chapelle but it was still stunning and I found myself stopping to take it all in.
If you are ever in Paris and have the opportunity to visit Sainte-Chapelle, do it. It's a magical place and one of my favorite places! 


  1. gorgeous! was having the nice camera super fun? :) xo

  2. This is my favorite Paris trick. Most people have no idea what to expect upstairs. Love it.

  3. Europe has the most stunning architecture.

  4. Oh my goodness so intricate and the colors. I'm always blown away by stained glass!

  5. Oh I looved the Sainte-Chapelle! I didn't even know about it during my first trip to Paris, but what a wonderful surprise it was when we discovered it! Gorgeous photos!

  6. Sainte-Chapelle was my favorite touristy spot in Paris! I love how unexpected it is! I can't wait to go back someday!

  7. stunning! i've only been to paris once but i think a second trip is in my future!

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