Tuesday, March 24, 2020

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...

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...

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...

Santa María del Agua de Landa

The last of the five gorgeous Franciscan missions in Sierra Gorda, built in 1760 - 1768. Church has elaborate, sumptuous façade which has been...

Gorno Nerezi St. Panteleimon church and monastery

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

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...

Østerlars Church, Bornholm

Don't be mislead by the small size of Østerlars Church - this small building holds amazing values of art and history and... also some...

Palayoor Church of St. Thomas

The story of Palayoor Church of St. Thomas is perplexed and, to be frank, deals more with emotions than facts. According to millions of...

Assisi Basilica (Basilica of San Francesco d’Assisi)

The construction of the Assisi Basilica caused strife among the followers of Francis of Assisi - the magnificence and luxury of this enormous building...

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...