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Prapathom Chedi stupa, Thailand

Prapathom Chedi stupa, Thailand

Phra Pathom Chedi (Thai พระปฐมเจดีย์ ) is the highest stupa of the world with a height of 127 m. It is located in the town Nakhon Pathom, Thailand. Unfortunately, very low-res image.

The name Phra Pathom Chedi means Holy chedi (stupa) of the beginning. The stupa at the location is first mentioned in scripture...
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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, Utah

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, Utah

This is the Center of "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints" (Mormon). They hold the world's largest collection of genealogical records. It's the home of the "Mormon Tabernacle Choir" and the "Familiy History Library" that has records of more than 2 billion names to search within. You can use these records online too. http://www.familysearch.org/
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Qutub Minar, Delhi, India

Qutub Minar, Delhi, India

AFAIR correctly from my visit this is the world´s highest minaret (rougly 72m = 240ft.). Note the minaret´s long shadow.
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LDS Mormon Temples U.S.A.

LDS Mormon Temples U.S.A.

The Locations of all LDS/Mormon temples in the United States as of Present. Not all views are recent enough to display the temples, but you can see where they will be at.
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Wats in Bangkok

Wats in Bangkok

famous buildings in Bangkok
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Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Blue Mosque), Istanbul

Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Blue Mosque), Istanbul

Famous mosque in Istanbul, Turkey.
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Viborg Cathedral

Viborg Cathedral

The Cathedral of Viborg (Viborg Domkirke in Danish) dominates the city and the two towers can be seen from far away. Archaeological excavations indicates that a church has be situated here since the Viking Age. The present cathedral is from 1876 and is one of the biggest granite churches in the North. Inside, the cathedral is decorated with the impressive murals - an enormous picture bible - by...
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Brasil para Cristo

Brasil para Cristo

Huge Pentecostal Church - Sao Paulo - Brazil - O Brasil para Cristo (Brazil to Christ)
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LDS Mormon San Diego Temple

LDS Mormon San Diego Temple

7474 Charmant Dr
San Diego, CA 92122-5000
United States

Phone: 858-622-0991


Milestones


Announcement 07 April 1984
Groundbreaking 27 February 1988
Dedication 25 April 1993
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LDS Mormon Liberty Jail

LDS Mormon Liberty Jail

Liberty Jail is the location of the martyrdom of Joseph Smith, founder of the LDS or "Mormom" church.
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Hagia Sofia, Istanbul

Hagia Sofia, Istanbul

The famous Hagia Sofia mosque in Istanbul Turkey. It was built by Constantine the Great in the 6th century, the architects were Isidore of Miletus and Anthemius of Tralles.

Hagia Sophia is one of the greatest surviving examples of Byzantine architecture. Its central dome is 31 meters in diameter and 56 meters high. It has been damaged by earthquakes in 558, 563, 989 and 1346.
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St. Michaelis church (Michel), Hamburg

St. Michaelis church (Michel), Hamburg

St. Michaelis church (Michel), Hamburg
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The Great Synagogue of Budapest

The Great Synagogue of Budapest

Seating 3,000, Europe's largest synagogue was designed by Ludwig Förs and built between 1844 and 1859 in a Byzantine-Moorish. Desecrated by German and Hungarian Nazis, it was painstakingly reconstructed with donations from all over the world; its doors reopened in the fall of 1996
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St. Stephens Basilica, Budapest, Hungary

St. Stephens Basilica, Budapest, Hungary

Hungary's second most important church, located in downtown Budapest
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The Abbey of Tihany, Hungary

The Abbey of Tihany, Hungary

Church and monastery of the Abbey are the two most well-known sights of Tihany. The crypt (from 1055) is a hall crypt of three naves of Roman style remained in good state; it is the only royal burial-place remained in its Árpád-age state in Hungary. Here lies King András I died in 1060. The baroque church and monastery of today's Tihany were built between 1719 and 1760, baroque furniture of the...
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Mezquita of Cordoba, Spain

Mezquita of Cordoba, Spain

A mosque turned to a catholic cathedral after Cordoba was re-conquered from the Moorish (1236).
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Hassan II Mosque, Casablanca

Hassan II Mosque, Casablanca

Casablanca is home to the Hassan II Mosque, the second largest in the world. Its minaret is also the world's tallest at 210m. It was built for former Moroccan King Hassan II's 60th birthday and was finished in 1993 [From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia].
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St. James Cathedral, Seattle

St. James Cathedral, Seattle

St. James Cathedral in Seattle, Washington, U.S.A., is the seat of the archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Seattle.
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Medjugorje

Medjugorje

Medjugorje, place of Marian apparitions since 1981. www.medjugorje.hr
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LDS Church buildings in Denmark

LDS Church buildings in Denmark

All Latterday Saints (LDS) churches and meeting houses in Denmark
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Highest monastery in the World, China

Highest monastery in the World, China

Rongbuk Monastery (at elevation 5000 meters ) is the highest monastery in the world. It is also the last inhabited spot before Everest Base Camp, about 7 km distant. From Rongbuk Monastery the huge north face of Everest is clearly seen.
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Central Catedral

Central Catedral

Central Catedral in Sao Paulo (Catedral da Se)
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Pentecostal Church

Pentecostal Church

Huge Pentecostal Church in Sao Paulo - Deus e Amor (God is Love)
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Crystal Cathedral - Garden Grove - CA

Crystal Cathedral - Garden Grove - CA

one of the biggest churches in the world,
constructed in steel and more than 10,000 silver plated glass panels
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Colonge Dome

Colonge Dome

Koeln (Colonge) Dome in Germany
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