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What is the historic cathedral in France that caught fire – It houses the heart of a great English king

A fire broke out in the historic Rouen Cathedral located in France, with the monument being an important part of French history as it also houses the heart of a great English king. The area was evacuated and powerful firefighting forces rushed to the scene to bring the fire under control, so as not to repeat the images of 2019, when Notre Dame was engulfed in flames. According to the website rouen.fr, the cathedral was made particularly famous by the works of the French impressionist painter Claude Monet, while it is located in the heart of the city of Rouen and is a monument to the evolution of Gothic art. Construction of the building began in the mid-12th century and was completed about 100 years later. However, with the remodeling it received over the centuries it acquired its current form. The facade is a valuable testimony to the evolution of Gothic art from the middle of the 12th century to the beginning of the 16th century, while a bell tower was installed in the 19th century […]
Source: News Beast

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