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Photo of Cluny Abbey

Parvis of the Abbey Church

Visitors examine a map of the site of the former Cluny Abbey church (1088-1130), comparing it with the ruins. The semicircular area is the beginning of the parvis (an outdoor staircase), which led down to the facade of the huge antechurch or porch (1130-90).

Photo © Holly Hayes.