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Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, Spain

   Sagrada Familia is the most unconventional church in Europe and a symbol of Barcelona. The cathedral, the impressive work of Antoni Gaudi -still unfinished - is one of the most visited monuments in Barcelona.    The project did not belong to him at the very beginning, another architect being assigned to carry it - Francisco del Villar - who would soon enter a deep depression due to the grandeur and complexity of the project. Gaudi will be surprise...

St. Basil’s Cathedral in Moscow, Russia

   This is unique cathedral in Red Square Russian capital, is a true spot color in the landscape. An orthodox church, St. Basil boasts more colorful domes sharp peak, which became part of the landscape near the horizon of Moscow. The cathedral was built at the behest of Ivan the Terrible in 1552 to celebrate the invasion of Kazan, a former medieval Tatar state. In 1588, Tsar Fedor Ivanovic has also built a chapel on the east side of the cathedral, above the grave of Basil the Great ...

St. Peter’s Basilica

  This magnificent building is the center of Christianity. The opulence of its interior testifies the richness of the Catholic Church in the sixteenth century. Emperor Constantine, the first Christian emperor of Rome, ordered the construction of St. Peter Basilica on the Vatican hill. The location was chosen symbolically, on the spot where St. Peter, one of the apostles, was buried in AD 64. A small shrine already existed on the site, but it was replaced with a church which would be com...

Santiago de Compostela Cathedral in Spain

   According to the legend, the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, a town located in the Spanish province of Galicia, houses the relics of one of the Holy Apostles of Christ, St. James (Santiago in Spanish), who died in 44 AD in Jerusalem.    In the ninth century, King Alfonso II of Asturia had built a small church on the site of the tomb, discovered in 819 AD. This was destroyed in 997 by the Moorish army of al-Mansur, but the relics of the Apostle remai...

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