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Grossmünster in Zurich is the largest cathedral in the most populous Swiss city. Grossmünster was built by order of Emperor Charlemagne.
Regensburg Catedral of St. Peter is the religious symbol of the city. St. Peter's cathedral in Regensburg was completed in 1634.
The church of St. Anton is located in the Romanian capital Bucharest. The beautiful tower of St. Anton’s Church was erected in the reign of Grigore Ghica.
St. Peter's Basilica is located on the St. Peter Square in Rome. St. Peter's Basilica until recently was considered the largest church in the world.
Berlin Cathedral, known as the Berliner Dom is among the spectacular symbols of Berlin. Berlin Cathedral is about 114 meters long and 73 meters wide.
Sistine Chapel is part of the Catholic complex of the Vatican. Sistine Chapel was built between 1473 and 1484, by order of Pope Sistus IV.
The foundations of St. Stephen cathedral were laid back in 1147. Stefansdom is named after St. Stephen, who is also the patron of the cathedral of the Bishop of Passau.
San Francisco de Asis is an integral part of the history of the small town of Ranchos de Taos, in New Mexico. The church of St. Francis de Asis was built entirely of wood, which is cemented with adobe.
The Cathedral of Brasilia is a kind of self- created peak of modernism. The hyperboloid Cathedral of Brasilia is the result of 16 individually mounted concrete columns.
Urnes Stave Chutch is a unique and remarkable historical monument of Norway. The oldest parts of Urnes Stave Chutch are more than 900 years old.
Kazan Cathedral is not only a symbol of St. Petersburg, where it is, but of the whole of Russia too. Kazan Cathedral is officially named the Cathedral of Our Lady of Kazan.
Durham Cathedral was built in 1093 and impresses with its spectacular size and decor. Today Durham cathedral remains the seat of the bishop of Durham.
Sacré-Coeur Basilica is a sacred Roman Catholic basilica in the French capital Paris. The Sacred Heart of Paris, Sacré-Coeur Basilica, dominates the surrounding cityscape.
Seville cathedral, or Santa María de la Sede, was completed in the 16th century. Seville Cathedral is considered the third largest church in the world.
Florence Cathedral Santa Maria del Fiore is the third and last cathedral, which was erected in Florence. The incredible dome of Santa Maria del Fiore is built over 15 years.
Al-Masjid an-Nabawi or the Mosque of the Prophet is the second most important shrine for Muslims worldwide. Al-Masjid an-Nabawi, built in Medina, is one of the most important symbols of Islam in Saudi Arabia.
Trier Cathedral of St. Peter is located in the city of Trier in Germany. The Trier cathedral is a shining example of Romanesque architecture.
Chartres Cathedral, Notre Dame de Chartres, was one of the most important religious centers of Europe. Chartres Cathedral is dominated by two towers, steeples, over 90 m tall.
Cologne Cathedral is the largest Gothic Christian building throughout Western Europe. Cologne Cathedral is included in the list of World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.
Reims Cathedral is a magnificent religious edifice where once were crowned French kings. The current Notre Dame de Reims is completed in the 13th century.