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|The Church of Holmen (Danish: Holmens Kirke) is a church in central Copenhagen in Denmark, on the street called Holmens Kanal. It is a military church famous for having hosted the wedding between crown princess Margrethe (the current queen of Denmark) and prince Henrik in 1967. |
It is the burial site of such notabilities as naval heroes Niels Juel and Peter Tordenskjold, and comp...
|The church of the Moravian Congregation in Christiansfeld today has around 400 members.|
The church, erected in 1777, has Denmark's largest room without supporting pillars with space for 1000 people. It underwent a thorough restoration as well as a reconstruction of the original steeple in 1973, financed by a l.2 mill. D.kr. grant from the Historic Buildings Council. The interior ...
|St. Ansgar Cathedral is for the danish catholic community and was consecrated nov. 1. 1842.|
Saint Ansgar's Cathedral is the oldest Roman Catholic Church in Copenhagen after the Protestant reformation and has been recognized as a center of Catholic life in this country for more than 150 years. It is the seat of the bishop of Copenhagen, Czeslaw Kozon.
The church wa...
|St Alban´s, Copenhagen, in the central but peaceful Churchillparken, is the only Anglican church in Denmark Affectionately known locally as “The English Church”.|
|The Cathedral with its three aisles was built in the centre of Maribo town by Denmark`s first female head of state, Queen Margrethe in 1353-1412, who founded Brigittine Abbey Church which was for both nuns and monks.|
Brigittine Church was a double abbey church estimated to accommodate 60 nons and 25 monks (including 12 priests) under the general confessor.
|The construction of the church finished in 1559. |
The oldest part from 1200. Furnishings mainly from the 17th century.
Baptismal font from 1579. Wood carvings from the 17th century.
The church was thoroughly restored in the period 2000-2001.
(From Visit Denmmark)
|Beautiful Gothic cathedral. Luther's ideas were preached here for the first time in the Kingdom in 1525. Other churches first followed suit 11 years later. Tallest church windows in Scandinavia. One of the country's largest organs. The historis Siseby organ is placed in the chancel. Regimental memorial chapel. |
Regimental music corps marches to church every Friday, when a page is...
|Aalborg Cathedral (Budolfi) is a whitewashed 12th-century cathedral decorated with colorful frescoes and beautifully carved woodwork. Nearby you’ll find the museum of the Aalborg Franciscan Friary. Located underground on the ancient friary site, it traces the history of medieval Aalborg based on findings from archaeological digs in the 1990s. |
(From Visit Denmark)
|Ribe Cathedral (Church of our Lady), the prominent landmark of the town that can be seen for miles across the flat landscape. The cathedral was begun between 1150 and 1175 and completed between 1225 and 1250. The building materials were tufa stone, a rock of volcanic origin brought home from the Rhine area, German sandstone and Jutlandic granite. At that time there were two towers of equal heig...||03/14/2008||569|
|All the churches in Jeffersonville, Indiana|
Fly around town and find a church of your choice
|Map from the book "Die Kloster des Tur-Abdin" shows monasteries in the Tur Abdin region - functional, remnants or dissapeared.||03/08/2008||931|
|The list of the monuments is based on Ryborsch Verlag maps. It includes churches, monasteries, fortresses, moschees and their remnants. This is the most complete list you can find anywhere. Ry-6a7 = Ryborsch map part 6a of 7. ||03/03/2008||1,346|
|Detailed map of Tur Abdin region in Turkey. There are lots of both remnants and functional churches, monasteries and cemeteries of Syriac Orthodox Church here.||03/03/2008||748|
|The Cathedral of Rio de Janeiro, also known as Metropolitan Cathedral of Rio de Janeiro, inaugurated in 1979, she rises in the historical center of the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.||01/12/2008||567|
|Tórshavner Cathedral (in Faroese: Havnar Kirkja, or Dómkirkjan) is the second oldest received church of the Faroe Islands, on Tinganes in the old town of Tórshavn. Painted white, and roofed with slate, it was established in 1788. The cathedral church lies in the north of the peninsula Tinganes and is one of the main attractions of the city. Like most churches of the country it belongs to the Ev...||12/19/2007||373|
|The church in Suurhusen is reminiscent of the old fortress churches of old. Originally the church was 32 metres long and 9.35 metres wide. The church tilts at an angle of 5.19 degrees compared to just 3.97 degrees for the Pisa tower. In 1450 the church was shortened by about a quarter and the tower was built in the space. This tower is considered today to be the most leaning tower in the world ...||12/04/2007||533|
|A very Popular Temple to the Goddess Vaishno Devi in Ahmedabad. It is modelled after and is a scale replica of the Vaishno Devi Temple in the Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir in northern India. The temple draws huge crowds of devotees from all over India.||11/15/2007||906|
|The church was build in 13th. century, around 2 km (1,24 miles) from the coastline today, and was the thurch of nearby village Lonstrup until 1928 when the new church was build. A new church had to be build because the sea ate the coastline bit for bit through time because of storms. |
The entire interior of the church has been moved to the new church in Lonstrup.
The GE im...
|A large church in the middle of Halle Saale, Germany, in clear resolution.||09/09/2007||912|
|Wells Cathedral is a Church of England cathedral in Wells, Somerset, England. It is the seat of the Bishop of Bath and Wells, who lives at the adjacent Bishop's Palace.
Built between 1175 and 1490, Wells Cathedral has been described as “the most poetic of the English Cathedrals”. Much of the structure is in the Early English style and is greatly enriched by the deeply sculptural nature of...
|Abbey church, all that remains of the Benedictine house featured in the Cadfael books of Ellis Peters.||09/09/2007||577|
|Southwell Minster is a minster and cathedral, in the English town of Southwell in Nottinghamshire, six miles away from Newark-on-Trent and thirteen miles from Mansfield. It is the seat of the Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham and the Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham.
It is considered an outstanding example of Norman and Early English architecture. The distinctive pyramidal spires of l...
|Peterborough Cathedral, properly the Cathedral Church of St Peter, St Paul and St Andrew – also known as Saint Peter's Cathedral – the seat of the Bishop of Peterborough, is dedicated to Saint Peter, Saint Paul and Saint Andrew whose statues look down from the three high gables of the famous West Front. Founded in the Saxon period, the architecture is mainly Norman following a rebuilding in the...||09/09/2007||471|
|St Albans Cathedral (formerly St Albans Abbey, officially The Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Alban) is a Church of England Cathedral church at St Albans, England. At 84 metres (280 ft), its nave is the longest of any cathedral in England. With much of its present architecture dating from Norman times, it became a cathedral in 1877, and is the second longest cathedral in the United Kingdom. Lo...||09/09/2007||502|
|Famous and impressive church in Yorkshire.||09/08/2007||523|