Friday, January 18, 2019

Six greatest churches of Italy (and four more)

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...

Archbasilica of St. John Lateran

There is only one archbasilica in the world - Archbasilica of St. John Lateran. This could be the most important church in the world,...

Santa Maria della Salute, Venice

Few building are as elegant and well located as Santa Maria della Salute - or, simply, Salute in Venice. The story of this church...

Pisa Cathedral

It seems, everyone has seen the images of the Leaning Tower of Pisa. This means - everyone has seen another beautiful building next to...

Basilica of Saint Anthony of Padua

One of the largest churches and definitely - one of the most interesting ones in Italy is Basilica of Saint Anthony of Padua. Every...

Saint Mark’s Basilica

At the time when the influence of Byzantine Empire was waning, in Venice started construction of new cathedral church which would represent the best...

St. Magnus Cathedral in Kirkwall

Northernmost cathedral in British Isles is St. Magnus Cathedral in Kirkwall. This is one of the best examples of Norman architecture, a great example...

Gorno Nerezi St. Panteleimon church and monastery

Near the capital of Macedonia - Skopje - is located very interesting small church: Gorno Nerezi St. Panteleimon church, still surrounded by the old...

Voronet Monastery (Voroneţ) and Saint George Church

Dramatic events and agreement between two outstanding historical personalities led to the construction of one of the most beautiful buildings in this part of...

St. Vitus Cathedral

The gorgeous Prague has it all... even one of the greatest Gothic cathedrals in the world! Construction of St. Vitus Cathedral lasted for centuries...