Doorways of Les Carmes

As I mentioned in my last post, not only am I constantly in raptures over the windows of Toulouse, but now also the doorways. The doors of Carmes are to thank for that. Their unique colors and details repeatedly stopped me in my tracks.

Gaudí inspired?

Doors ranged from the grandiose…

Up close

…to the simple yet eye-catching.

So what’s behind these doors? Here’s a glimpse.

All the shades of turquoise on one door

This house belonged to a doctor. See the rod with snakes?

This last door is my favorite. It is so Toulousain: pink brick, white marble, and light blue doors and shutters.

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7 Responses to Doorways of Les Carmes

  1. Mauricio says:

    These pictures of doors are amazing. They are a treat for the eye. Thanks for publishing them!

  2. mistymidnite says:

    very nice… lots of traveling and time you must have worked on… we have many beautiful doors in New England and NY if you ever get the chance… enjoyed this…thank you.

  3. Fred says:

    Hi Emily, want to see what is behind the doors ? Have a look on this link😉 :
    http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1438534

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