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Rose window- a general term applied to round decorative windows, with a design that rewembles the petals of a rose. Rose windows are characteristic of Gothic architecture.

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Nidaros Cathedral, Trondheim: the rose window... my ancestors built this church. It is the state church and coronation church of Norway. I've spent hundreds of hours sitting quietly in this beautiful cathedral <3

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Rose windows became characteristic of Gothic architecture though it came into vogue during the Romanesque period.

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