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|Gospa od Skrpjela (church of Our Lady of the Rock), is actually a man-made island that took hundreds of years to complete. It is said that in 1452 an icon was found by fishermen from Perast on a rock in the Bay of Kotor. The icon began performing miracles, and they vowed to build a church dedicated to the icon on the spot it was found.|
When sailors would return safely from a voya...
|The old Hojerup Church was build of chalk stones from the cliff in 1250 to 1300 and was far away from the cliff. Because of erosion during time the church came closer to the cliff and 1928 the chansel and parts of the church yard fell down. But the church was allready closed in 1910.|
Today the church is secured and open to public with a great view over the Baltic Sea.
|Frederik's Church, popularly known as the Marble Church, was begun in 1749, finished in 1894 and has the largest dome of any church in Scandinavia.||03/21/2006||654|
|Sigiriya (Lion's rock) is an ancient rock fortress and palace ruin situated in the central Matale District of Sri Lanka, surrounded by the remains of an extensive network of gardens, reservoirs, and other structures. ||10/13/2009||838|
|Castle Rock, Colorado USA - large block of eroded rock atop a hill - note fallen pieces||08/23/2005||994|
|'Peñón de la Becerra' is a Rock that fell from a mountain and insted of getting rid of it they dicide to built OVER it yes the rock is part of the HOUSE!!!||01/05/2009||2,201|
|Built between 1921 and 1940, Grundtvig's Church is the last major Danish church project in the national romantic style.||09/16/2005||335|
Rock in Rio was the biggest rock festival held in Brazil and also in Portugal. Three incarnations of the festival were realized in Rio de Janeiro, in 1985, 1991 and 2001 and two in Lisbon, in 2004 and 2006.
|St. Sofia church in Sofia. The capitals name came from this church. The church was build between 527 and 565. It's the oldest eastern-orthodox church in Sofia||02/02/2006||528|
|The church of Ledoje is the only one of this kind in Denmark. It's in two storeys. On the lower storey the normal people were and the squire and family from a manor that once was next to the tower attended the service.|
The church is from around 1225, the tower around 1500.
The Kaiserpfalz in Goslar, Germany, was used as model for the church.
|This church was constructed shortly before the Hagia Sophia to test wether a cupola like the one intended at the Great Church was even possible. Some time after 1453 it was turned into a mosque.||09/10/2005||449|
|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||800|