Force of the floating island monastery、World Heritage site "Mont St Michel"


Approximately 80 meters jutting into the St. Malo Bay France West Coast、And towering on a diameter of approximately 200 m cone-shaped islet monastery Mont Saint Michel。In the ancient Celtic peoples of the、Registered on the World Heritage list in 1979 from huge buildings in the island and its historical value。Translate Mont Saint-Michel in Japan and by means of "St. Michael's Mount.。At the top of the Spire of the cathedral stands on the top of the island is、1897(Repaired in 1987) produced by the sculptor Emmanuel flemmi in the、There is the appearance of the Archangel Michael Golden。


8The beginning of the century、In the Archdiocese of Normandy Aubert's dream、Fight the Dragon, a symbol of the devil and legions of angels to overcome Michael long told him "build a temple to enshrine this rock! "In accordance with the、The beginning and built a cathedral dedicated to Michael on the island of Avranches (next to the town of about 13 km northeast of Mont Saint-Michel)。Soon after, Church of、Mont Saint-Michel became the largest Christian pilgrimage sites、10Century that home offices are monks of the vetedict。

The former Romanesque church built in the 0/1000、Romanesque cathedral was built on the top of the mountain covers the crypt above in 1010、First monastery was built as short North。Continued expansion of the monastery、Expanded in the Gothic style.、14Fortified construction for the 100 years war in the century between England and France、Changes to the Romanesque chancel of Gothic frambowyan (refer to the article inside the Church), including repeated renovation of、Maze like on the inside。18Monastery was abolished by the turn of the century France revolution and used as a State prison until 1863、In the meantime gone devastation。1865 year、Once again resurrected as a monastery、1874Placed under the control of the Office of the historian of France Government in、Repair work continued until now。





For floating in the sea?、"You're going to Mont Saint Michel will go" that legend has it, no traces the pilgrims to cross over to the island once a distress。Now、1879Tied by dikes built in、Can visit regardless of the tide、Safe to cross on the way。However,、In recent years, because of its levees deposited sand、Deposited and、It becoming rare enclosed with sea-water、Have not seen grass Mont Saint Michel sea at speed "like chasing the horses' sight is quite in。

Also、And cause a variety of problems haunt the bridge、Back to natural seawater flows in、2005Since、Parking along the embankments and sand barriers were to organize and、Is currently undergoing a major environment construction。But on to photographing represents a panoramic view of the approach to the monastery from afar can look a bit surreal worlds shame、The need for this work will be 否menaide。Most、No obstacle to the island's、2015Is scheduled for completion in the year。



Suddenly appeared on the islet-like impressions on the views of ".、Laputa Castle in the sky! "And who does not believe。Also rumored to "Castle in the sky" for the Studio Ghibli models、A beautiful, fantastic, Mont Saint-Michel、Visit many people who love the Archangel。According to the local tour guide、The share of tourism in Mont Saint-Michel Japanese stood out the top's。Clerks at future shop are a smattering、Come talk to me in Japan, is also acceptable。In the shops of the famous salt caramels "salt caramel、Cocho-Colle、Katie、Koch、Yaracuy (soft)、Souvenirs niduzo "and、In a stunning reception Buri。

Very famous as France sanctuary, power spot、Stone is many layers on the floor、In one room of the Abbey is built on the rocks of the island's interior room、Is the Rock Island in the bare Office.、Known as power stone。Our local tour guide "you guys happy?! "And suggested that。Look、But it is no ordinary rock、Sharpening the mind、Feel the power in the State of innocence, do not feel is up to you。



In my visit to pour rain、Have interfered in a tourism、By the time finish the rest leisurely at Cafe coffee to mouth、Archangel Michael's help because、He peeped in drizzle is in this。Accompanies the tour guide、You can walk the sandy beach in the Bay at low tide。Also、Toward the beginning Mont Saint-Michel and river from the riding club、See also people across the span on a horse on grass or sand。This is the beginner level riding experience is optional you can enjoy advanced。Can't we thank for you to frolic in the throat of a sheep either with clear air and specialty osamereta in the background。

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