Friday, December 6, 2019

Religious architecture

Sts. Peter and Paul Church, Alaska

Russian Orthodox church with an onion dome, built in 1907. Location, GPS coordinates: 57.12089 N 170.28089 W Categories: Churches Values: Architecture Rating: Where is located? North America, United States, Alaska, St. Paul Island,...

St. Michael’s Cathedral in Sitka, Alaska

Russian Orthodox church, built in 1848. Location, GPS coordinates: 57.05002 N 135.33544 W Categories: Churches Values: Architecture Rating: Where is located? North America, United States, Alaska, Sitka { "@context": "http://schema.org/", "@type": "TouristAttraction", "name": "St. Michael's Cathedral in...

Church of the Holy Ascension in Unalaska

Old Russian Orthodox church, built in 1826. Location, GPS coordinates: 53.87565 N 166.53645 W Categories: Churches Values: Architecture Rating: Where is located? North America, United States, Alaska, Unalaska { "@context": "http://schema.org/", "@type": "TouristAttraction", "name": "Church of the...

French Huguenot Church in Charleston

This small church was built in 1844 in a sophisticated Gothic Revival style. This is the only independent Huguenot church in the United States....

Jejuri Khandoba temple

Beautiful Hindu temple on the hill which is reached after almost 200 steps. The main temple of Khandoba - local deity in Maharashtra, initially...

Global Vipassana Pagoda

This pagoda is 96.12 m tall and has the largest stone dome in the world. Internal diameter of the dome is 85.15 m and...

Haji Ali Dargah

Legendary Islamic mosque and tomb (dargah). This intricate, gorgeous structure was built in 1431. Located on small island. Location, GPS coordinates: 18.9827 N 72.8089 E Categories: Islamic shrines,...

Pateshwar Temple

Pateshwar has at least 8 ancient cave temples and numerous stone carvings, including more than 1000 Shivalings. Location, GPS coordinates: 17.6116 N 74.0636 E Categories: Hindu shrines, Rock...

Marleshwar Temple

Cave temple with unusual tradition - devotees handle venomous snakes here. Earlier here were numerous snakes, now due to the flow of tourists snakes...

Kedareshwar Cave

Large cave with Hindu temple in it. In flooded hall from the water rises Shivlinga, which once was surrounded by four pillars. Now only...