These are not mini chapels that we are looking at here, but rather tombs! In these unique cemeteries, the bodies are buried above the ground as the rocky ground made it impossible to dig a grave. Each family has a separate one and is decorated with little trinkets inside and potted plants outside. It reminds of a model village complete with streets, squares and statues of saints. This unique cemetery is located along Route des Sanguinaires, with a view of the magnificent Ajaccio coastline.
The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption of Ajaccio, known simply as the Ajaccio cathedral is famous for its connections to the French Emperor, Napoleon. Although this charming cathedral is modest in its size, it has quite an imposing dome and unique ochre walls. Napoleon was baptized in this cathedral and the marble font in which the ceremony was done is still here. It is said that he desired that his mortal remains be buried with his ancestors here. Completed in 1593, the cathedral has seven chapels. It is one of the must-see spots in Corsica.
Ajaccio Cathedral, Corsica
A visit to the Cotswolds is not complete without a stop at Bibury, one of the most charming little villages in the Cotswolds area of Britain. It is only a short drive from Cirencester and roughly two hours from London. Bibury is famous for the row of neat weavers cottages called Arlington Row (in pic). These cottages were earlier a part of the monastic wool store built in 1380. The Arlington Row as we know now was built in the 17th century. Apart from this, the Bibury trout farm and the church of St Mary are other attractions. Take a walk around this village, and visit the quaint little tea shops or the Catherine Wheel pub afterwards.
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