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Update 4: The churches of Notre

Paulobergonci

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Well guys, I'm back from Uruguay, the trip was amazing, Montevideo is really beautiful and Punta del Este as well, I highly recomend, Uruguay is a very good country.

Schriefer, Benedict, Schulmanator, lulsalad, scissors, gugu3, Neto Dari: Thanks once again for your comments, I'm really glad to see that you guys are following the CJ.

Simrico: I loved what you wrote haha hope your sims had a great trip, Notre is always welcoming to tourists.

TorontoFCBrony: the most beautiful town ever? Wow, thats quite a compliment, thank you!

The Churches of Notre

We are still in the year of 1870, and today we are gonna make a tour by the churches of Notre.

1. De Oude Kerk, built in 1710.

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2. De Nieuwe Kerk, built in 1756.

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3. The Westerkerk on a cloudy day, built in 1768.

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4. The Marienkerk, by the sunset, built in 1842.

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5. And the Notre Kerk, on a foggy day, built in 1862.

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And as a bonus, my favorite picture of Montevideo.

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Beautiful churches you've done, and somewhat rare in the game. Most cities have numerous churches of all sorts.

 

Thank you for the picture of Montevideo, which shows how nice the area looks. 

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I like this CJ a lot. I am also laying the ground work for a Dutch CJ, but that involves reading a lot of history because I find that kind of thing fascinating.

Some constructive feedback if you like: The terms "old church" and "new church" really are as literal as it gets. So the old church should probably be smaller and older looking, and have medieval and gothic architecture, while the new church can be more ornate with baroque influences from the 1700s. So in that sense the date for the old church is a little old for the style, but pretty good. It's the new church that is somewhat of an anachronism. That BAT would actually make a good old church because it is smaller, more brick and less window, less ornate, etc. and should be from around 1300 or so. So in 1300 when Amsterdam was still just barely founded, the church was small and dingy while the Westerkerk (the BAT you used for the old church) was built on the canal rings 400 years later at the height of the Golden Age of Amsterdam, as well as when architecture was completely slathered with ornamentation. If it sounds like I am nitpicking, I am. As I said, I do really like your CJ, but I also think it's totally awesome to make up history for a city, but then some research is always nice!

And of course that 2nd picture of the old church looks great with the canal houses in the background. The dates need work, but the aesthetic is spot on! Nice work.

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Also, the warehouses next to the Marienkerk are a few streets over from where I live. I walked by the other day and thought, "Oh, those would make a nice BAT," but it looks like someone (Vanderaap?) beat me to it!  >.<

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