Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Cathedral of Funchal

One of the oldest structures in Madeira, built in Gothic style in the 1490ies - 1518. Location, GPS coordinates: 32.6481 N 16.9084 W Categories: Churches Values: Architecture, Visual Rating: Where is located? Europe,...

Ottobeuren Abbey

There are no doubts: Ottobeuren Abbey and, especially, Ottobeuren Basilica have some of the best Baroque and Rococo style interiors worldwide. Though, just a...

Church of St. Anne in Vilnius

The Church of St. Anne in Vilnius is very special - it looks like no other church in the world. There are numerous brick...

Nossa Senhora do Rosario church in Cidade Velha

The oldest colonial church in the world is Nossa Senhora do Rosario church in Cidade Velha, Cabo Verde. This austere, simple building marks the beginnings...

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...

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,...

Tournai Cathedral

The giant Tournai Cathedral is like a swan song for the retiring style in architecture of the 12th century - Romanesque style. Its architecture...

Cathedral of Santa Maria and San Donato

One of the oldest churches in the Venetian lagooon is the Santa Maria and San Donato Cathedral, Murano. It seems to be little changed...

Hvalsey Fjord Church

The largest and best preserved pre-Columbian European building in Americas is Hvalsey Fjord Church in southern Greenland. This impressive building was constructed around 1300. Hvalsey As...

Saint Mary Church of the Holy Belt and the underground church

We may never learn if this is true or not - but people in Homs believe that an underground room under the Saint Mary...