Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Dharmaraja Mandapa, Mahabalipuram

The simple, even ascetic Dharmaraja Mandapa is somewhat less noticed rock-cut temple in Mahabalipuram. This temple is located near the Olakkannesvara Temple and an interesting,...

Antakya Church of Saint Peter (cave church)

One of the many candidates for the title of the oldest church in the world is a modest cave church in Turkey. Antakya Church...

Olakkannesvara Temple – the old lighthouse

The information about Olakkannesvara Temple is controversial - according to some this temple is even one of the oldest lighthouses in the world! One...

Rihab Church of St. George and its underground “church”

Scientists are people too - they make mistakes. And both the mistaken ones and those who prove their mistakes, often get emotional and somewhat...

Seven Pagodas of Mahabalipuram

More than one thousand years ago, when the ships approached the splendid port of Mahabalipuram, a great view opened - there were Seven Pagodas...

Syriac Orthodox Monastery of Saint Mark, Jerusalem

The ancient church in the Monastery of Saint Mark has many unique valuables. But it is possible, that there is much more: may be...

Cenacle – the site of the Last Supper

There is comparatively little known but immensely important place for the history of Christianity - Cenacle in Jerusalem. This is a legendary place where...

Shore Temple, Mahabalipuram

For more than one thousand years at the Bay of Bengal in Mahabalipuram stands the Shore Temple. Most likely this is the last of...

Dura-Europos house church

T he oldest known church in the world is Dura-Europos house church. It is not known in which year this large apartment house was...

Top 10 most beautiful churches of Italy

Italy has been the powerhouse of European art and architecture. Here are located many of the world's most beautiful buildings which have been replicated...