France's makeover of medieval Chartres Cathedral sparks protests

The western facade of the Chartres Cathedral, France's medieval landmark, is seen during ongoing renovationsAn unholy row has broken out over the restoration of France’s medieval landmark, Chartres Cathedral. The UNESCO World Heritage listed masterpiece, renowned for its blue stained-glass windows, is one of Europe’s best preserved churches and a magnet for pilgrims and architecture lovers.

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