Churches, Mosques and other religious buildings from around the world.|
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|From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boston_Avenue_Methodist_Church - "Boston Avenue Methodist Church, located in downtown Tulsa, Oklahoma and completed in 1929, is considered by many to be the finest example of ecclesiastical Art Deco architecture in the United States."||01/11/2006||362|
Santa Maria del Popolo is a church in Rome.
Santa Maria della Vittoria is a Church in Rome.
|Jama Masjid, the great mosque of friday in Old Delhi. Built from 1644 to 1658. ||01/06/2006||526|
|Wat Phra Narng Sarng is Phukets oldest temple (app.250 years). |
The grounds of this historic temple are where the Battle of Thalang took place in 1785. Inside are three very old statues wrought in tin of the Buddha; they are the largest in the world and date from a time when tin was regarded as a semi-precious metal.
|Wat Chalong is Phuket’s most important Buddhist temple and is the biggest and most ornate of Phuket’s 29 Buddhist monasteries. The architecture is typical of wats found throughout Thailand. Wat Chalong is associated with the revered monks, Luang Pho Chaem and Luang Pho Chuang, both of whom were famous for there work in herbal medicine and tending to the injured.||01/05/2006||649|
|Parasnath Hill in Hazaribagh district is held to be the most sacred spot of the Jains all over India. Parasnath Hill, about 4481 feet high, is situated along the Grand Trunk road about 200 miles from Calcutta. The Eastern Railway, (Grand Chord Line) runs by Parasnath Hill and there are two Railway stations close by, namely, Parasnath Road and Isri. The summit of Parasnath Hill can be reached ei...||12/30/2005||1,001|
|The Cathedral Church of St. John the Baptist in Wroclaw, in Poland.||12/28/2005||379|
|Church in ostia antica||12/27/2005||264|
|Church and Hermitage _La trinité near Bonifacio Corsica||12/27/2005||288|
|Grove City Ohio||12/23/2005||251|
|Whittier Area Community Church in Whittier, CA. The best church in the world! They make hilarious videos to get a point to churchgoers. Go to wacc.net for more information. Under the ministries list box, go to Worship Arts. On the bottom of the page, there are a couple of the video downloads. There are some more throughout the website. They are so funny!||12/20/2005||268|
|One of th famoust place to visit in Italy||12/16/2005||664|
|Catedral de Brasília, DF - Brasil.||12/10/2005||345|
|The Cathedral Church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity was founded as St Augustine's Abbey in 1140. Today the cathedral is the most significant example of a hall church in Britain and is a grade I listed building.||12/07/2005||415|
|The Cathedral Church of Christ, Blessed Mary the Virgin and St Cuthbert of Durham, which is almost always referred to as Durham Cathedral, in the city of Durham in the North East of England, was founded in 1093 and remains a centre for Christian worship today. It is generally regarded as one of the finest examples of a Norman cathedral in Europe, and has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage ...||12/05/2005||433|
|Biggest Mosque (by capacity of worshippers) in the world. Its in Islamabad, Pakistan.||12/05/2005||717|
|These are the fourth and fifth churches built on this site since 1818. The fourth church or cathedral was built in 1908 and destroyed by fire in 1968. The interior was lost and the two towers which flanked the rose window of the west front were removed. It was designed by the Montreal architectural firm of Marchand and Haskell. The new cathedral, designed by renowned French-Canadian architect É...||12/04/2005||240|
|Monumento à riqueza dos Descobrimentos, constitui o ponto mais alto da arquitectura manuelina e o mais notável conjunto monástico do século XVI em Portugal e uma das principais igrejas-salão da Europa.||12/03/2005||329|
|The cathedral was partly destroyed by the 1972 earthquake. Near the cathedral is the grave of one of the founders of the Frente Sandinista de la liberación national: Carlos Fonseca Amador.||12/03/2005||656|
|Choonghyun presbyterian church was established september 6 ,1953.|
"The grace of our lord Jesus Christ"
|This is the place of the Padre Cicero Statue (Estátua de Pe. Cícero), in Juazeiro do Norte, CE - Brasil.||12/01/2005||325|
|This rectangular building is a museum dedicated to Saint François. The museum is held by franciscans. It is part of the notre-dame church and the franciscan monastery. ||11/30/2005||231|
|Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is Tallinn’s largest and grandest cupola cathedral. |
The large, richly decorated Orthodox church, in mixed historicist style, was built on Toompea Hill in 1900, when Estonia was part of the Russian tsarist empire. The architect of the church was Mikhail Preobrazhenski from St. Petersburg. The church is dedicated to the Prince of Novgorod, Alexander Yaro...
|This is a high resolution overlay of the Indonesian Borobudur. The Borobudur is a large square-based stupa 40km to the north west of Yogyakarta, in a volcanic region on the Indonesian island of Java. I hope you enjoy||11/28/2005||3,026|