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Bartholomeuskerk

Bartholomeuskerk

Westhem, NL

Between Blauwhuis and IJlst, along the ancient winding dikes that protected the people in former times against the Middelzee, is the church of Westhem. It lies on a mound and is dedicated to Saint Bartholomew.

Basílica de la Virgen de los Desamparados

Basílica de la Virgen de los Desamparados

Valencia, ES

The basilica of the Virgen de los Desamparados is an important church of Valencia, as a sanctuary of its patron saint celebrated every second Sunday of May. The building dates from the 17th century.

Basílica de Nuestra Señora de Begoña

Basílica de Nuestra Señora de Begoña

Bilbao, ES

The Basilica of Our Lady of Begoña was built between 1511 and 1621 in a Gothic style. Damaged during the Napoleonic wars, the church was nevertheless restored.

Basílica de San Francisco El Grande

Basílica de San Francisco El Grande

Madrid, ES

This monumental neoclassical basilica stands out for the artistic wealth that it contains inside, with canvases by Goya or Zurbarán, as well as for its impressive dome, the largest in Spain and the fourth in Europe, after those of the basilica of San Pedro and the Pantheon, both in Rome, and that of Santa Maria del Fiore, in Florence.

Basílica de Santa Engracia

Basílica de Santa Engracia

Zaragoza, ES

The minor basilica of Santa Engracia is a Christian chapel from the 3rd to 4th century. The current Plateresque building was built in the 15th and 16th centuries. After being partially destroyed under the siege of Zaragoza (1809), the reduced complex was restored after.

Basílica de Santa María del Coro

Basílica de Santa María del Coro

Donostia, ES

The Basilica of Santa María del Coro is a baroque basilica completed in 1774. The construction began in 1743 on an old Gothic church of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries.

Basilica dei Santi Cosma e Damiano

Basilica dei Santi Cosma e Damiano

Roma, IT

Santi Cosma e Damiano is one of the oldest churches in Europe. Erected in the 6th century on the remains of a Roman temple, still visible today, the apse of the basilica has preserved mosaics of the time.

Basilica della Santissima Annunziata

Basilica della Santissima Annunziata

Florence, IT

Santissima Annunziata is the founding and monastic church of the Servite Order. The church was built in the 13th century and was rebuilt in its current form in the first half of the 15th century.

Basilica di San Giacomo Maggiore

Basilica di San Giacomo Maggiore

Bologna, IT

The Basilica of San Giacomo Maggiore was founded in 1267 as a church of the Augustinian order. In the 19th century, the Augustinians gradually abandoned the convent of San Giacomo.

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