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The west façade of the Saint-Étienne Concathedral in Sens. The other is the eponymous cathedral in Auxerre.

Canon EOS 5D Mark II with 1/640s and f/8.0 at ISO 100. Focal Length: 17mm. Lens: EF17-40mm f/4L USM. Year: 2016.

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Sens Cathedral, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France

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The Sens Cathedral is the very first Gothic cathedral at all. Construction lasted from 1135 to 1535, with an extended break due to the Black Death and the Hundred Years' War.
Length Exterior: 122 metres
Length Interior: 113,5 metres
Height of the nave: 24,4 metres
Width of the nave: 13,25 metres
Height of the southern tower: 78 metres

The cathedral of Sens is not worth a large detour, but if one passes by on the highway, one can surely make a stop. After all it's the very first Gothic cathedral. Sens itself doesn't have much else to offer.