Late middle ages
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Amber Room Catherine Palace, Tsarskoe Selo, outside Saint Petersburg, Russia. The room was a gift to Peter the Great from the German royals in the 18th c. It was looted by the Nazis during WWII, and was dismantled and shipped to Germany, lost, it seems, forever. A replica was rebuilt using drawings, paintings, and one photograph. It can now be visited.
Cathedral of Chartres considered to be the finest Gothic Cathedral in France. Mostly constructed between 1194 and 1250 The labyrinth 1200 One of its peculiarities is that runner of the centre or from the outdide, the travelled path presents absolutely the same chain of turning points and arcs of a circle. The labyrinth would be a symbol path where the man go to meet God. The approach of the labyrinth consist not only in going up to the circle but also in returning there