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Altötting (41) Collegiate church Saint Philip and Saint Jacques
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Altötting
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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 Munich

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Anagni (5)
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Anagni
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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 12th …

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Battistero di San Giovanni (29)
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Archbasilica of Saint John Lateran
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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 of the …

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Asam Church (Munich) (75)
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Asam Church (Munich)
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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 Asam

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Assisi (129)
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Assisi
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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 religious …

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Basilica San Clemente al Laterano (50)
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Basilica San Clemente al Laterano
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The Basilica of Saint Clement is a Roman Catholic minor basilica dedicated to Pope Clement I located in Rome. Archaeologically speaking, the structure is …

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Basilica Santa Cecilia in Trastevere (17)
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Basilica Santa Cecilia in Trastevere
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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 founded …

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Basilica Santa Maria del Popolo (29)
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Basilica Santa Maria del Popolo
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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 squares in …

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Basilica Santa Maria in Cosmedin (10)
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Basilica Santa Maria in Cosmedin
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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 century during …

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Basilica Santa Maria Maggiore (40)
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Basilica Santa Maria Maggiore
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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 Rome

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Castelpetroso (21)
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Castelpetroso
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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 south-east …

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Chiesa del 2000 (139)
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Chiesa del 2000
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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 the frame …

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Chiesa del Santo Volto di Gesu (60)
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Chiesa del Santo Volto di Gesu
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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 modern …

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Fossanova (218)
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Fossanova
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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 in …

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Fürstenfeld Abbey (452)
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Fürstenfeld Abbey
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The Fürstenfeld Monastery is a former Cistercian Abbey in Fürstenfeldbruck in Bavaria in the Archdiocese of Munich and Freising. It is located about 25 km …

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Gerace (10)
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Gerace
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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 Gerace

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Hosios Loukas (246)
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Hosios Loukas
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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 Byzantine …

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Iracoubo (31)
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Iracoubo
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Iracoubo is a commune on the coast of French Guiana, an overseas region and department of France located in South America. The settlement of Iracoubo, seat …

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Maria Gern (75)
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Maria Gern
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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 of the …

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Meteora (1451)
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Meteora
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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 complexes of …

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Rottenbuch abbey (85)
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Nativity of Mary (Rottenbuch)
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The former Augustinian Canons Church and current Roman Catholic parish church Nativity of Mary is a listed church building in Rottenbuch, in the district …

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Orvieto (210)
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Orvieto
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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 dramatic in …

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Ottobeuren Abbey (65) Basilica of Saints Alexander and Theodore
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Ottobeuren Abbey
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The monastery Ottobeuren is a Benedictine abbey in the Upper Swabian Ottobeuren. The monastery consecrated to the two saints Alexander of Rome and Theodore Tiro

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Basilica of H.H. Agatha and Barbara (3)
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Oudenbosch
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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 after …

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Padua (40) Palazzo della Ragione
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Padua
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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. It …

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Certosa di Padula (66)
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Padula
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The monastery of Padula (Certosa di Padula / Certosa di San Lorenzo), founded by Tommaso San Severino in 1306, constitutes the second largest Chartreuse …

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Pantheon (52)
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Pantheon (Rome)
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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 about …

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Patmos (309) Monastery of Saint John the Theologian
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Patmos
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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 Ilias

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Wilparting (534) Pilgrimage church
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Pilgrimage church Wilparting
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The pilgrimage church of St. Marinus and Anian (Wallfahrtskirche Wilparting) is the Catholic village church of Wilparting, a district of the municipality …

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Pizzo (216)
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Pizzo
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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 activities, …

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Ravenna (36) San Vitale
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Ravenna
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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 Empire

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Saint Ignatius of Loyola at Campus Martius (18)
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Saint Ignatius of Loyola at Campus Martius
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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 order

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San Galgano (35)
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San Galgano
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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. The …

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Sant’Antimo (45)
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Sant’Antimo
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Sant Antimo Abbey (Abbazia di Sant’Antimo) is a former Benedictine monastery, now inhabited by Canons Regular, situated in the province of Siena, near …

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Santi Ambrogio e Carlo al Corso (9)
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Santi Ambrogio e Carlo al Corso
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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 del Corso

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Siena (153)
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Siena
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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, like other …

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Stilo (7)
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Stilo
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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 Cape Stilo

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San Pietro (1)
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Vatican City
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Vatican City, or Vatican City State, in Italian officially Stato della Città del Vatican, is a landlocked sovereign city-state whose territory consists …

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Verona (95) Basilica di San Zeno
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Verona
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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 architecture. …

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Weltenburg Abbey (291)
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Weltenburg Abbey
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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 religious …

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Wieskirche (19)
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Wieskirche
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The Wies Church (Wieskirche) is a magnificently decorated Sanctuary belonging to the district of Wies in the municipality Steingaden. The full name of the …

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