My husband lived in NYC for twenty years and never visited the Cloisters Museum & Garden, so a stop there was at the top of our list. The Cloisters, a branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, is devoted to the art and architecture of medieval Europe dating from the ninth to the sixteenth century. Located on a hill overlooking the Hudson River, the museum is comprised of Medieval cloisters imported from France.
There are thousands of works of art on display including sculpture, tapestries, and paintings. And of course, the gardens, doors, and intricately carved pillars are beautiful.
The Gothic Chapel featured large stained glass windows and the sunlight streaming in seemed to spotlight the tombs. I wished I had my Canon camera with me instead of just my iPhone. So many details to capture!
It was a lovely and peaceful place to spend a few hours away from the bustle of the city.