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Nave

The central aisle of a church where the congregation assembles. In larger buildings this is flanked by two side aisles and sometimes chapels. In Europe the nave is almost always west of the choir (the part of the church where the servieces are performed).

 

   
 
Chartres - France (13th c.)
   
St. Martins - Tours - France
 
       
 
Vicenza Cathedral - Italy (15th c.)
 
Sant' Apollinare in Classe - Ravenna - Italy - (5th c.)
 
Santa Maria Sopra Minerva - Rome - Italy - (16th c.)
 
       
 
Catalan Gothic - L Seu Cathedral - Barcelona - Spain -(1324)
 
Spanish Renaissance - Granada Cathedral - Spain - (1528)
 
Megeve - France - 1886