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The Calvary of Plougastel is one of the 7 monumental calvaries in Brittany, and one of the most beautiful, for the marriage of the yellow stone of Logonna and the grey granite of Kersanton, both local stones.
But when it was completed in 1604 to thank God for the end of the Plague, all the statues were polychrome, a feature that was abandoned over the centuries.
However, a sound and light show was put in place in 2012, and now they have replayed it for 3 consecutive nights during this Christmas season.

You may think the colors are a little vivid, and yet it seems that's how they were 400 years ago. Take the blue sky for instance, dotted with shiny stars. Still nowadays the ceilings of old chapels in Brittany are painted the same way and have been for centuries!

Some WS will give you a lot more information about the calvary which is a real stone bible.
I am including these as much for myself, as it's a long time since I wanted to learn everything about this masterpiece.
Don't worry if you haven't got the patience to read them all ! Just enjoy the pictures.

AND ABOVE ALL, A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL OF YOU, MY DEAR FRIENDS ON TE !

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