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Altötting (41) Collegiate church Saint Philip and Saint Jacques

Altötting (84 photos)

Altötting is the county seat of the district of the same name in the administrative district of the Upper Bavaria and is located about 90 km east of …

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Anagni (5)

Anagni (24 photos)

Anagni, with the Duomo Santa Maria, is the birth place of the pope Boniface VIII in the 13th century. The Crypt of San Magno has frescoes from the…

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Battistero di San Giovanni (29)

Archbasilica of Saint John Lateran (152 photos)

The Papal Archbasilica of St John Lateran, commonly known as St John Lateran’s Archbasilica and St John Lateran’s Basilica, is the cathedral church…

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Asam Church (Munich) (75)

Asam Church (Munich) (39 photos)

St Johann Nepomuk, better known as the Asam Church is a church in Munich built from 1733 to 1746 by the brothers Egid Quirin Asam and Cosmas Damian

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Assisi (129)

Assisi (31 photos)

Assisi is a town in the province of Perugia on the western flank of Monte Subasio. It was the birthplace of St Francis, who founded the Franciscan

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Basilica San Clemente al Laterano (50)

Basilica San Clemente al Laterano (43 photos)

The Basilica of Saint Clement is a Roman Catholic minor basilica dedicated to Pope Clement I located in Rome. Archaeologically speaking, the…

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Basilica Santa Cecilia in Trastevere (17)

Basilica Santa Cecilia in Trastevere (28 photos)

Santa Cecilia in Trastevere is a 5th century church in Rome, devoted to Saint Cecilia, in the Trastevere rione. The first church on this site was…

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Basilica Santa Maria del Popolo (29)

Basilica Santa Maria del Popolo (32 photos)

Santa Maria del Popolo is an Augustinian church located in Rome. It stands to the north side of the Piazza del Popolo, one of the most famous…

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Basilica Santa Maria in Cosmedin (10)

Basilica Santa Maria in Cosmedin (15 photos)

The Basilica of Saint Mary in Cosmedin is a minor basilica church in Rome. It is located in the rione of Ripa. The church was built in the 8th…

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Basilica Santa Maria Maggiore (40)

Basilica Santa Maria Maggiore (28 photos)

The Papal Basilica of Saint Mary Major known also by other names, is the largest Roman Catholic Marian church in Rome. There are other churches in …

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Castelpetroso (21)

Castelpetroso (26 photos)

Castelpetroso is a municipality in the Province of Isernia in the Italian region Molise, located about 25 km west of Campobasso and about 10 km…

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Chiesa del 2000 (139)

Chiesa del 2000 (106 photos)

The church “Dives in Misericordia” is located in Tor Tre Teste in Rome, and was designed by Richard Meier, winner of the competition announced in…

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Chiesa del Santo Volto di Gesu (60)

Chiesa del Santo Volto di Gesu (34 photos)

The Chiesa del Santo Volto di Gesu is a church of Rome, in Portuense district, in via della Magliana. It is one of the most successful examples of…

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Fossanova (218)

Fossanova (64 photos)

Fossanova Abbey is located about 100 km south-east of Rome. It is the finest example of a Cistercian Abbey and of the Burgundian Early Gothic style…

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Fürstenfeld Abbey (452)

Fürstenfeld Abbey (143 photos)

The Fürstenfeld Monastery is a former Cistercian Abbey in Fürstenfeldbruck in Bavaria in the Archdiocese of Munich and Freising. It is located about…

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Gerace (10)

Gerace (20 photos)

Gerace is a town in the region of Calabria, Italy. Gerace is located some 10 km inland from Locri, yet the latter town and the Sea can be seen from …

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Hosios Loukas (246)

Hosios Loukas (58 photos)

Hosios Loukas (Ὅσιος Λουκᾶς) is a historic walled monastery situated near the town of Distomo. It is one of the most important monuments of Middle…

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Maria Gern (75)

Maria Gern (12 photos)

Maria Gern is located north of Berchtesgaden in the valley and on the slopes of the creek Gerner (also called Gererbach or Anzenbach), a tributary…

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Meteora (1451)

Meteora (108 photos)

The Metéora (Μετέωρα), lit. “middle of the sky”, “suspended in the air” or “in the heavens above”, is one of the largest and most important…

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Rottenbuch abbey (85)

Nativity of Mary (Rottenbuch) (28 photos)

The former Augustinian Canons Church and current Roman Catholic parish church Nativity of Mary is a listed church building in Rottenbuch, in the…

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Orvieto (210)

Orvieto (58 photos)

Orvieto is a city in Province of Terni situated on the flat summit of a large butte of volcanic tuff. The site of the city is among the most…

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Ottobeuren Abbey (65) Basilica of Saints Alexander and Theodore

Ottobeuren Abbey (66 photos)

The monastery Ottobeuren is a Benedictine abbey in the Upper Swabian Ottobeuren. The monastery consecrated to the two saints Alexander of Rome and …

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Basilica of H.H. Agatha and Barbara (3)

Oudenbosch (22 photos)

The Basilica van de HH Agatha en Barbara was built in 1865 by the architect Pierre Cuypers as a replica of the Basilica San Pietro in Vatican City

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Padua (40) Palazzo della Ragione

Padua (149 photos)

Padua (Padova) is a city in the Veneto, northern Italy. Padua stands on the Bacchiglione River, 40 km west of Venice and 29 km south-east of Vicenza

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Certosa di Padula (66)

Padula (120 photos)

The monastery of Padula (Certosa di Padula / Certosa di San Lorenzo), founded by Tommaso San Severino in 1306, constitutes the second largest…

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Pantheon (52)

Pantheon (Rome) (15 photos)

The Pantheon is a building in Rome, commissioned by Marcus Agrippa as a temple to all the gods of Ancient Rome, and rebuilt by Emperor Hadrian in…

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Patmos (309) Monastery of Saint John the Theologian

Patmos (210 photos)

Patmos (Πάτμος) is a small Greek island in the Aegean Sea, one of the northernmost islands of the Dodecanese complex. The highest point is Profitis

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Wilparting (534) Pilgrimage church

Pilgrimage church Wilparting (23 photos)

The pilgrimage church of St. Marinus and Anian (Wallfahrtskirche Wilparting) is the Catholic village church of Wilparting, a district of the…

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Pizzo (216)

Pizzo (60 photos)

Pizzo is a seaport in the province of Vibo Valentia, situated on a steep cliff overlooking the Gulf of Santa Eufemia. Fishing is one of the main…

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Ravenna (36) San Vitale

Ravenna (110 photos)

Ravenna, a city in the Emilia-Romagna, is inland, but connected to the Adriatic Sea by a canal. Ravenna was the capital city of the Western Roman

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Saint Ignatius of Loyola at Campus Martius (18)

Saint Ignatius of Loyola at Campus Martius (15 photos)

The Church of Saint Ignatius of Loyola at Campus Martius is Roman Catholic titular church dedicated to Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Jesuit

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San Galgano (35)

San Galgano (42 photos)

The abbey of Saint Galgano rise in the valley of the Merse River, between the medieval villages of Chiusdino and Monticiano, in the province of Siena

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Santi Ambrogio e Carlo al Corso (9)

Santi Ambrogio e Carlo al Corso (17 photos)

Santi Ambrogio e Carlo al Corso (usually known simply as San Carlo al Corso) is a basilica church in Rome, facing onto the central part of the Via

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Sant’Antimo (45)

Sant’Antimo (102 photos)

Sant Antimo Abbey (Abbazia di Sant’Antimo) is a former Benedictine monastery, now inhabited by Canons Regular, situated in the province of Siena,…

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Siena (153)

Siena (89 photos)

Siena, in English also spelled Sienna, is a city in Tuscany. The historic centre of Siena has been declared by UNESCO World Heritage Site. Siena,…

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Stilo (7)

Stilo (21 photos)

Stilo is a town in the Calabria region of southern Italy. It is located 151 km from Reggio Calabria. At 10 km from the city is the promontory of …

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San Pietro (1)

Vatican City (136 photos)

Vatican City, or Vatican City State, in Italian officially Stato della Città del Vatican, is a landlocked sovereign city-state whose territory…

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Verona (95) Basilica di San Zeno

Verona (270 photos)

Verona is a city in Veneto, northern Italy. The city has been awarded World Heritage Site status by UNESCO because of its urban structure and…

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Weltenburg Abbey (291)

Weltenburg Abbey (29 photos)

The St. George Church of the the Benedictine Monastery of Weltenburg on the Danube breakthrough in Kelheim in Bavaria is one of the most important…

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Wieskirche (19)

Wieskirche (46 photos)

The Wies Church (Wieskirche) is a magnificently decorated Sanctuary belonging to the district of Wies in the municipality Steingaden. The full name…

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