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Agios Ioannis Lampadistis

Agios Ioannis Lampadistis

Kalopanagiotis, CY

Agios Ioannis Lampadistis, is a complex of churches whose oldest one, the church of Agios Irakleidios dates from the 11th century. Agios Ioannis Lampadistis is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1985.

Agios Minas Cathedral

Agios Minas Cathedral

Heraklion, GR

The Cathedral of St. Minas is an Orthodox Cathedral located in Heraklion and is the seat of the Archbishop of Crete. It began to be built in 1862, but its construction was interrupted during the Cretan Revolution of 1866 and was finally completed in early 1895.

Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis

Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis

Kakopetria , CY

Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis is one of the painted churches of the Troodos Mountains. As such, it has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1985. Construction began in the early 11th century, with frescoes dating back to the 6th century.

Aglona Basilica

Aglona Basilica

Aglona, LV

The Aglona Basilica, or Basilica of the Assumption, is a baroque church that represents the centre of Catholicity in Latvia. The church was built by the Dominicans between 1768 and 1789, in place of a former wooden Dominican monastery church dating from 1699. The basilica remains an important place of Marian pilgrimage in north-eastern Europe, especially around 15 August, the feast of the Assumption.

Aigueperse Holy-Chapel

Aigueperse, FR

Built in 1475, work was completed in 1496 and the chapel was built on the model of the Riom Sainte-Chapelle. As a Sainte-Chapelle, it housed a relic of the Passion of Christ, a thorn in his crown.

Ajaccio Cathedral

Ajaccio, FR

This cathedral succeeds three previous cathedrals, the last of which was razed to the ground after a French bombardment in 1554.

Akureyrarkirkja

Akureyrarkirkja

Akureyri, IS

The Akureyri church is a Lutheran church dedicated in 1940. The building was designed by Guðjón Samúelsson, the architect behind the Hallgrímskirkja.

Albi Cathedral

Albi, FR

Cathedral built from 1150 to 1196. A fire destroys the roof in the 14th century. At the same time, apse chapels are added. In the 18th century, the facade threatened to collapse and was rebuilt.

Ales Cathedral

Alès , FR

This church is one of the oldest in Beauvais, with an edification started in the 11th century and completed in the 13th century. A fire ravaged the church in 1592, then it was restored in the XVIIth, then in the XVIIIth with the reconstruction of the bell tower.

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What is Religiana?

Religiana, a project by Future for Religious Heritage, presents a catalogue of beatiful and inspiring buildings, helping you experience Europe's history, today!