Albi .......

The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Cecilia dominating the City of Albi. First built as a fortress in the aftermath of the Albigensian (Cathar) Crusade; begun in 1282 and under construction for 200 years, it is claimed to be the largest brick building in the world

The bell-tower (added in 1492), which stands 78 metres (256 ft) tall.

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Région: Midi-Pyrénées
Département: Tarn
Commune: Albi
Photographer: Malcolm Reynard - personal website
Albi  .......