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Apse

The semicircular or polygonal termination to the choir or aisles of a church, usually at the east end. A termination of the transept or nave could be given the same name.

   
 
St. Denis - Paris - France (1122)
     
Toronto
 
       
 
Château Chenonceau - France (1504)
 
Milan Cathedral - Italy
 
Amboise - France
 
       
 
Megeve - France
 
Sant Pau del Camp - Barcelona - Spain - ( 985 )
 
Sant' Apollinare in Classe - Ravenna - Italy - (5th c.)