Churches, Mosques and other religious buildings from around the world.|
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|St James's Church, Piccadilly is an Anglican church on Piccadilly in the centre of London, UK. It was designed and built by Sir Christopher Wren.|
|This striking golden-domed mosque was designed by Sir Frederick Gibberd. Completed in 1978, the fine building was erected as a place of worship for the increasing numbers of Muslim residents and visitors in the capital. |
|IRQ News, 10 December 1997, Web posted at: 04:46 GST, Dubai time (00:46 GMT)|
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Saddam Hussein has approved the design for what he calls the world's largest mosque, a domed hall capable of holding 30,000 worshipers alongside a huge artificial lake shaped like a map of the Arab world.
Iraqi newspapers carried a picture today of the Iraqi leader and h...
|Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque Muscat Oman. The biggest mosque of Oman.|
Sultan Qaboos Grosse Moschee Muskat Oman. Die groesste Moschee des Oman.
|Small Wildgoose Pagoda Xian China|
Kleine Wildgans Pagode Xian China
|6 Banyan Trees Temple Guangzhou China|
Tempel der 6 Banyan Baeume Guangzhou (Kanton) China
|The Martyrs Shrine, located right next to the The Grand Hotel. built in 1969. Its grand and magnificent architectural style is similar to that of the Taihe Dian Imperial Palace in Beijing, Mainland China, and symbolizes the martyrs' brave spirit. ||10/28/2006||384|
|Nice looking mosque in Tarabulus, Libya. If anyone knows the name or any more info, please comment.||10/19/2006||609|
|The Imperial Abbey of Lorsch (German: Reichsabtei Lorsch; Latin: Laureshamense Monasterium, called also Laurissa and Lauresham), in Lorsch, about 10 km (6 miles) east of Worms, was one of the most renowned monasteries of the Carolingian Empire. Even in its ruined state, its remains are among the most important pre-Romanesque buildings in Germany. Its chronicle, entered in the Lorscher Codex com...||10/14/2006||339|
|St Philip's Cathedral is a Church of England cathedral, in Colmore Row, Birmingham, England, dedicated to St Philip.|
It was completed in 1715 as a parish church when St Martin's was insufficient for Birmingham's growing population, designed in the then-fashionable Baroque style by architect Thomas Archer. It was enlarged in the late 19th century by J.A. Chatwin. It gained cathedr...
|The St. Marienkirche (Church of St. Mary) is a church in Berlin, capital of Germany. The church is located in Karl-Liebknecht-Strasse (formerly Kaiser-Wilhelm-Strasse) in central Berlin, near the Alexanderplatz. Its exact age is not known, but it was first mentioned in German chronicles in 1292. It is presumed to date from earlier in the 13th century. It was originally a Roman Catholic church b...||10/06/2006||554|
|This church was propable errected in the 14th. century and was the biggest in northern Jutland. But in the 16th century the sand began to move the area here the people had to dig their way to church untill it was impossible to use it as church, so in 1795 the church was closed after order by King Christian VII and the nave was ripped down and the stones used for other purposes. Only the tower w...||10/05/2006||843|
|The Dom Tower of Utrecht is the tallest church tower in the Netherlands, at 112 metres in height.|
The tower was part of the medieval cathedral of Utrecht and was built between 1321 and 1382. The building was hastily completed due to lack of money and so lacked the flying buttresses to support its walls. In 1674 a hurricane destroyed a large part of the middle section of Dom Churc...
|Dharma Zen Center was founded by Zen Master Seung Sahn in 1974 as a place where monks and lay people from all countries can practice Zen together and find their true selves. We have formal meditation practice - bowing, chanting and sitting Zen - in the mornings and evenings for both our resident Zen students and outside members. During the day, our lay residents go out to their jobs or to schoo...||09/17/2006||371|
|Diamond Way Buddhist Center New York is part of an international network of over 400 meditation centers in the Karma Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. The centers were founded and are directed by Lama Ole Nydahl according to the wishes of H.H. 16th Karmapa. They are now under the spiritual guidance of H.H. 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, Trinlay Thaye Dorje. ||09/17/2006||339|
|Fantoft stave church, one of Norways famous stave churches.|
|The sites of Buddha's birth, enlightenment, first sermon, and death. Includes explanation, pictures and links.||09/10/2006||630|
|Or Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque in in Brunei is paid by the Sultan and famous for it's size, the pure gold domes and the golden boat made of stone in the lake.||09/10/2006||866|
|An image of the Virgin Mary that appeared on the side of a former financial building from 1996 until it was destoryed by vandals in 2004.||09/07/2006||590|
|The Kapaleeswarar Temple in Mylapore, Chennai is a very ancient temple. The original temple was submerged under the sea & the current temple structure was a later construction. The Moolavar is Kapaleeswarar & Amman is Karpagambal. There are separate sannadhis for several deities such as Vinayagar, Annamalaiyar, Murugar, Saneeswara. There are several other deities such as Durgai, Dak...||09/05/2006||490|
|Aebelholt Monastery on North-Zealand was build in the 12th. century and was a monastery untill the reformation. It was famous for it's medical knowledge and had it's own hospital.|
During escavations they have found skeletons of a woman with a foetus and a man of 25 who was burried alive, the monks thaught he was dead but he wasn't. In the nearby museum you can see both. You can see how t...
|Prehistoric and antique city, Gafsa is a medium size city at desert limit, in Tunisia. Here you can see the large mosque||08/24/2006||3,844|
|Famous and notorious site in Tokyo where war heroes as well as war criminals are remembered.||08/21/2006||377|
|Royal burial site of the Royal Dutch family, Oranje-Nassau, from 1584.||08/21/2006||395|