The River Tarn passing through Albi, with the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Cecilia dominating the City. 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

Looking at the Cathedral from the East - To the Left (South) is the main entrance portico - to the Right, the Archbishops Palace

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