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Andreas Church

Andreas Church

Westeremden, NL

The current church is the remnant of an originally late Romanesque building. Traces of the southern crossarm can still be found in the outer façade. In the north wall are bricked-up lists of Romanesque windows. The interior has beautiful wall and vault paintings from the 13th and 15th centuries: the Fall, John the Baptist and St. Lawrence.

Andreaskirche

Andreaskirche

Düsseldorf, DE

The Andreaskirche is a monastery church in Düsseldorf, used since 1972 by the Dominicans. The church, built in the 17th century is a listed building.

Angers Cathedral

Angers, FR

After the first foundations, the building was rebuilt by Hubert de Vendôme and dedicated in 1025 (the lower parts of the nave date from this state). The current building, mainly from the 12th and 13th centuries, has several campaigns: the nave and facade were under construction in the 12th century, the transept in the 13th. In the 14th and 15th centuries, the chapels were added, and the side arrows were rebuilt in the 16th century. Restorations took place in the 19th century.

Angoulême Cathedral

Angoulême, FR

The cathedral was built between 1110 and 1140 on the initiative of Girard II, Bishop of Angoulême, on the site of the old building that was burned down in 981. In the 19th century, restorations were carried out by the architect Paul Abadie. It removes the chapels added over the centuries, in order to restore the cathedral's "original" appearance. The bell tower is completely rebuilt and the interior is completely restored.

Annecy Cathedral

Annecy , FR

The history of the foundation of the abbey is globally unknown, a mention dating back to the 9th century has been made but is unreliable. A series of conflicts over the succession marked the abbey from the 11th century onwards. Numerous pilgrimages took place from the 12th century onwards. The abbey is destroyed during the wars of religion, only the Cathedral remains today.

Annunciation Cathedral

Annunciation Cathedral

Kharkiv, UA

The St. Annunciation Cathedral of the city of Kharkiv is the largest cathedral in Eastern Europe. The first church was founded around 1655 but the current structure was completed in the late 19th century.

Antim Monastery

Antim Monastery

Bucharest, RO

The Antim monastery was built between 1713 and 1715 on the site of an old wooden church dedicated to St. Nicholas. It is a Romanian National Monument.

Apt Cathedral

Apt , FR

Built in 1526, put into service in 1530, during the Revolution the church became a temple dedicated to the goddess Reason. This building became a cathedral in 1822.

Araslöv Church

Araslöv Church

Färlöv, SE

Mention of the Araslöv church appears in letters dating back to the 13th century, the supposed century of its construction. The church is made of bricks and is probably inspired by the monasteries of Åhus and Bäckaskog. The church has been abandoned since the 17th century.

Archcathedral Basilica of St. Stanislaus Kostka

Archcathedral Basilica of St. Stanislaus Kostka

Łódź, PL

The archicathedral of Saint. Stanisława Kostka is a Roman Catholic parish church built in 1901-1912. In 1920, the church was raised by Pope Benedict XV to the rank of cathedral.

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