Apocalypse Tapestry

Highly recommended
Displayed in Angers Castle, the Apocalypse Tapestry was commissioned around 1375 and took seven years to complete. Originally 140m long and 6m high, the tapestry consisted of six sections, each comprising a figure seated on a dais looking towards two cycles of 7 scenes which made up a checkerboard pattern of alternating red and blue backgrounds. The tapestry recounts the final book of the New Testament, the Apocalypse.

Useful information

Address:

2 promenade du Bout du Monde, 49000 Angers

Nearby tourist attractions

Hôtel du Croissant
Hôtel du Croissant
Angers
0:15
Angers Fortress Angers Fortress
Angers Fortress
Angers
2:00
Abbey of Toussaint
Abbey of Toussaint
Angers
0:15
Gallery of David d'Angers Gallery of David d'Angers
Gallery of David d'Angers
Angers
1:30
Cathedral of St Maurice
Cathedral of St Maurice
Angers
0:30
Adam House Adam House
Adam House
Angers
0:30
See all