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Ghastly Gargoyles Around the Globe

From Paris’s Notre Dame Cathedral to Manhattan’s Chrysler Building, the most ominous and haunting gargoyles and grotesques glare down at us from up on high.

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National Cathedral, Washington, DC

Washington National Cathedral’s English Gothic architecture is adorned with gargoyles. More modern in look, these gargoyles (including one famous Darth Vader!) were carved over the last 50 years, with designs determined by their donors and artists.

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