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The ugly gardians on Notre Dame, Paris, France

 
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danpop's pictureby danpop Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 30th of June, 2009
On top of the Notre Dame Cathedral In Paris, you can see some really ugly creatures that look like a devil. One can wonder what are those doing on top of a christian chuch. The purpose is to throw away the water and they are said to guard the church. For me they are just plain old creepy things.

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6, place du Parvis de Notre Dame, 75004 Paris, France‎

 
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Wazling wrote on Nov 19, 2009 2:20:
Youz also call these figures Gargoyles.Reply
 
 
 
 
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