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Scuola Grande Tedesca

Scuola Grande Tedesca

Venice, IT

The Scuola Grande Tedesca was built in 1528 by German Ashkenazi Jews making it one of the oldest synagogues in Venice. The temple is on the fourth and fifth floors of the five-story building that today is home to the Jewish Museum in Venice.

Madonna dell'Orto

Madonna dell'Orto

Venice, IT

The church of Madonna dell'Orto, built in the 14th century by the Umiliati congregation, contains a statue of the Virgin considered miraculous. In the 19th century, the decaying building was sold to the army who made it a warehouse of straw and wine. In 1864, the restoration work was resumed and completed in 1869. Since 1931, the parish has been entrusted to the fathers of the Congregation of San Giuseppe (Giuseppini Fathers).

The Church of Our Savior

The Church of Our Savior

Esbjerg, DK

Built in 1887, this was the first church to be built in the town of Esbjerg. The church is a neo-romantic style red brick building with stripes of gray granite. The church was adorned with frescoes in 1929.

San Pantalon

San Pantalon

Venice, IT

The church of San Pantalon, consecrated in 1745, bears the name of the local saint San Pantaleone di Nicomedia in Bithynia. San Pantalon was a doctor between the 3rd and 4th century and was martyred during the persecutions of Maximian between 305 and 310.

Stobo Kirk

Stobo Kirk

Stobo, GB

Stobo Kirk is one of the oldest standing churches in Scotland and offers a fascinating history combined with a truly beautiful interior.

St Mark's Basilica

St Mark's Basilica

Venezia, IT

St. Mark's Basilica, with the Campanile and St. Mark's Square, is the main architectural site of Venice. The current basilica, built on an old church also dedicated to St. Mark, dates back to the 11th century. Throughout the period of the Republic of Venice, the church belonged to the Doge's Palace. It was not until 1807 that St. Mark officially became a cathedral.

San Zaccaria

San Zaccaria

Venice, IT

The church of San Zaccaria was built in the 15th century on a monastery site dating from the 9th century, destroyed by a fire in 1105.

San Pietro di Castello

San Pietro di Castello

Venice, IT

The Basilica of San Pietro di Castello, whose current building was built between 1596 and 1619, is an important place of worship in Venice and, until 1807, the Cathedral of the Patriarchate of Venice.

Torcello Cathedral

Torcello Cathedral

Venice, IT

The Basilica of Santa Maria Assunta, dating from the seventh century, is the main place of Catholic worship on the island of Torcello, in the lagoon of Venice, and the old cathedral of the former diocese of Torcello. The building is a significant example of Venetian-Byzantine style.

St. Josef

St. Josef

Dresden, DE

The St. Josef church is a Catholic church dedicated in 1910. After the air raids on Dresden in 1945, the church was partially destroyed and the reconstruction completed in 1950. From 1970 to 1978, the architect Hubert Paul then rebuilt the church.

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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!