Churches, Mosques and other religious buildings from around the world.|
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|One of the major mosques in Kuwait, but not quite as large as the Grand Mosque. Pretty well known, considering it is found on many photographs of Kuwait. Sadly, i can't find much written info on it.||06/28/2006||597|
|We see a lot Prayers flags near Wuqin. (Western Qinghai)||06/26/2006||203|
|Monastery near Dzatö(4071m).||06/26/2006||243|
|The cathedral of noumea||06/23/2006||245|
|Originally build in the IV century by Eustorgio I to receive the remains of the "Re Magi" (The three Kings), this Basilica has been rebuilt in 595 by Eustorgio II.|
In 1164 Friedrick 'Barbarossa' destroyed the Basilica to steal the remains and bring them in Colonia. Unfortunately only fow remains has been given back to the Basilica, at the beginning of the XX century. In 1190 st...
|At the opening the Pope said: “Shrine of Our Lady of Tears, you were erected to remind the Church of the tears of our Mother.” “The tears of Mary belong to the order of signs: They testify to the presence of our Mother in the Church and in the world. A mother weeps when she sees her children threatened by evil, be it spiritual or physical.”||06/22/2006||402|
|Noah's Ark is believed to be 30 Km south of Mount Ararat.|
This is the only "Official" spot thought to be Noah's Ark.
|Bahaii Temple at Langenhain near Frankfurt/Germany|
|This is the Church seen in "The Da Vinci Code".||06/15/2006||361|
|Cinili Turkish Bath in Uskudar||06/10/2006||252|
|Basilica Ottobeuren Bavaria Germany||05/29/2006||269|
|This beautiful cathedral is the best and purest example of Spanish Romanesque. Urgel was one of many catalan counties. Until the union of this counties under the Crown of Aragon, Urgel was one of the most important one. The cathedral is a jewell of the Romanesque as it presents the canonic structure and has no influences of another style.(Sorry about terrible English)||05/27/2006||277|
|When the visigothic Kingdom of Spain was surrended by Moors invaders (year 711), the northern zone mantained its independence. Soon, appeared the christian kingdom of Asturias, which capital, Oviedo, was a splendorous court where it was constructed this cathedral, started in IX c. and finished in XV c. in Gothic style.||05/27/2006||322|
|It surprises visitors that the Spanish province of Leon has two impressive cathedrals: Leon and Astorga, but it is normal as each city has a different bishop. Astorga is a little city, which conserves this fantastic cathedral, constructed in final Gothic style, combined with Spanish Renaissance style. Next to the cathedral, it is the wonderful bishop palace, designed by Antonio Gaudi. ||05/27/2006||279|
|Everybody knows the fantastic Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia (Spain). Nevertheless, there are other cathedrals in this region which are very beautiful and interesting. This cathedral presents various styles. The outside is constructed in Renaissance style.(Sorry about my incorrect English).||05/27/2006||355|
|This wonderful cathedral is a magnificent example of the ancient Kingdom of Aragon, and it is actually one of the best cathedrals of Spain. Its pinacles, towers and arches are really impressive. This cathedral is the best reason, more important than beaches, to visit the Balearic Islands.||05/26/2006||423|
|The city of Murcia, who was reconquered in the XIII century by the glorious Alfonso X el Sabio, King of Castille and Leon, has a beautiful cathedral. It was constructed too slowly, so it presents many styles. The giant tower and the outside aspect is a jewell of the Spanish Baroque. (Sorry about my deficient English). ||05/26/2006||280|
|This Cathedral was constructed in the beginning of XVI century using a style which mixes Gothic with Rennaisance. It was constructed as Cathedral-Fortress in order to protect the city of Almeria, which was in danger because of moors and pirates.||05/26/2006||296|
Buddhist Forest Monastery and Retreat Centre
The Home of www.buddhanet.net
The Bodhi Tree Retreat Centre is for holding weekend, 10-day and longer teaching retreats for the local, national and international community.
Supportive conditions for ordained and lay practitioners to undertake long term intensive meditation practice are hard to fi...
|A small Greek Christian Orthodox Church just meters from the Acropolis. I have been there||05/15/2006||264|
|Beautiful temples and gardens near New Delhi, India||05/14/2006||526|
|Rome synagogue very follows the same tradition as Florence synagogue in its décor. It was built 2 blocks away from the place where 5 of Rome synagogues used to be. Now all the Roman Jews come to this synagogue to pray during the holidays and on Sabbath. The synagogue is very large and it has sephardic décor, with walls painted with Moorish patterns from the floor to the ceiling. It also has Art...||05/10/2006||314|
|I Copenhagen is the russian orthodox church in Denmark serving all orthodox christians. There are also orthodox communities with small chapels or using evangelic-lutheran churches in Aarhus, Aalborg, Odense, Silkeborg and Naestved.||05/08/2006||270|
|Denmark has 7 mediaval round churches.
Churches of Osterlars, Olsker, Nylars and Nyker build in the 12th century on the island Bornholm.
Also the 3 other round churches are shown:
Bjernede on Zealand, Horne on Fyn and Thorsager in Jutland.
They are unique because they are the only ones of their kind in Europe.
Other types of round churches can be found in S...
|This is the main Icelandic church.||05/03/2006||463|