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Famous Windows Around the World & in Movies

Windows are everywhere—in our homes, offices, and even in famous works of art! In this blog post, we’ll take a look at five of the most famous windows around the world. From grand architectural features to artistic masterpieces, these famous windows have made their mark on history.

World-Famous Windows

The Rose Window

First up is the Rose Window at Cathédrale Notre-Dame in Paris, France. As one of the most famous landmarks in the world, this famous window is renowned for its beautiful stained glass and intricate design. The Rose Window was created by French glazier Jean de Chelles during the 13th century as part of the cathedral’s construction. This window is famous for being one of the earliest examples of Gothic architecture and its elegance has been admired by millions.

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The Pope’s Window

Next we have the Pope’s Window at the Vatican in Rome, Italy. This famous window is known for being a gift from Pope Paul III to Queen Christina of Sweden in 1656. It was created by famous Baroque artists Pietro da Cortona and Giovanni Baglione and is famous for its elaborate design featuring the papal insignia and a range of symbols.

The Great West Window

The third famous window on our list is The Great West Window at Westminster Abbey in London, England. This famous window was created by famous stained glass artist Charles Kempe in 1881 and is famous for its beautiful floral design. The window is said to be one of the best examples of Gothic Revival architecture and has been admired by thousands over the years.

Rear Window

We also can’t forget about Alfred Hitchcock’s famous movie Rear Window, released in 1954. The story follows a photographer who spies on his neighbors from his apartment’s rear window and gets himself tangled up in a murder investigation. This famous movie is famous for being one of Hitchcock’s most famous works and the famous window brings an element of suspense to the story.

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Photo Credit: Rear Window Still from Firstpost

Death Star Window

Finally, we have the famous Death Star window from the famous science fiction movie series Star Wars. This famous window is famous for being one of the most iconic scenes in movie history and was part of the famous space station known as the Death Star. The window provided a breathtaking view of outer space, making it an unforgettable sight for audiences around the world.

These famous windows are famous for a reason: their unique style and beauty! From grand architectural features to famous works of art, these famous windows have made their mark on history and will remain iconic for years to come.

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