Ancient stone passageways of Mont-Saint Michel
Mont-Saint-Michel historic buildings and their surrounding bay were inscribed on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. The village has a long history that began in 708 when Bishop Aubert created the first sanctuary.
The ancient stone walls are from the urban gothic architecture 'castle-like' structure of the fortified medieval village, a Benedictine abbey. But contrary to popular belief, the sanctuary is not a castle called Mont-Saint-Michel.
The black and white architecturally themed image consists of two large doorways at the very top of the giant Benedine Abbey building. But some people associate 'gothic architecture with dark and haunted emotions. With 1,500 years of history, who knows?
© Dan Kosmayer, 2008