It's not hard to understand why visitors flock to see the awe-inspiring Cath├ędrale de Chartres, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979. With its mixed-and-matched bell towers, its weather-worn, revolution-damaged exterior, and above all, its shimmering stained-glass windows, the phenomenal church seduces the eyes and the spirit. Reportedly, Rodin once sat for hours on the sidewalk, admiring the sculptures on the facade.[Source]