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Konark Sun Temple – Beautiful Indian Temple

Posted by Cristi On October - 31 - 2011 2 Comments
Konark Sub Temple Front View

Konark Sun Temple is a beautiful Indian Temple, located in Konark (Orissa) and it was constructed during the 13th century by King Narasimhadeva I with oxidized and weathered ferruginous sandstone. In its long history the temple was renovated several times (is one of the most renovated template from India) and it’s a UNESCO World Heritage  [ Read More ]

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Sagrada Familia – Barcelona, Spain

Posted by Cristi On October - 26 - 2011 0 Comment
Sagrada Familia

Sagrada Familia (full name Basílica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Familia) is a Roman Catholic Church, located in Barcelona, Catalonia (Spain), which since 1984 has officially become a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a famous Spanish Property of Cultural Interest. The structure was designed by the Spanish Catalan architect best-known for being a representative  [ Read More ]

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Hallgrimskirkja Front View

The Hallgrimskirkja, also known as Hallgrim’s Church, is a parish church located in Reykjavik, the capital and largest city of Iceland. It is the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Iceland, named in honor of one of Iceland’s most famous poets and a former minister at Hvalneskirkja, Hallgrimur Petursson. The structure was built during the years 1945  [ Read More ]

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Tyn Church – Prague, Czech Republic

Posted by Cristi On October - 5 - 2011 2 Comments
Old Town Square and Tyn Church Prague Czech Republic

The Church of Our Lady before Tyn, located in the original place of settlement of Prague, Czech Republic, is the most important church of the city. Built initially in 1256 over the place of a former Romanesque architectural syle church, the construction process of the present church started at the end of the 14th century  [ Read More ]

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St Paul Cathedral – London, England

Posted by Cristi On August - 13 - 2011 0 Comment
St Pauls aerial view

St Paul Cathedral, full name Cathedral Church of Paul the Apostle, is an Anglican cathedral located in the City of London and represents the seat of the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of London. It was built in AD 604 and is one of London’s most renowned and most recognizable sights. Since 1710  [ Read More ]

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