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Al-Andalus Mosque

Al-Andalus Mosque

Malaga, ES

A newly constrcuted place of worship to accommodate the Muslim population in M│laga, this mosque was funded by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The architecture combies traditional handcrafts with modern technologies of movable modules, for example, the patio's wooden ceiling can be removed when the daytime is bright to let in natual lighting.

Ala Church

Ala Church

Katthammarsvik, SE

Still retaining its original medieval murals and baptismal font, this church was built in the 12th century. It lacks a visible apse, which is the feature of Gotland churches. Certain 15th century fresco depicts a scene of Legend of St. Martin. There is also a painting by the master of the Passion.

Alaca Imaret

Alaca Imaret

Thessaloniki, GR

Alaca Imaret is a 15th-century mosque founded in 1484 during the reign of Mehmed II. The place functioned as an imaret (soup kitchen), a madrasa (priestly school) and a place of prayer. It owes its name of Alaca to its coloured minaret (Alaca = coloured). In 1970, as the northern part of the portico had collapsed in the previous year, maintenance work was carried out for the first time, which was repeated in 1993-1996.

Albi Cathedral

Albi Cathedral

Albi, FR

The current Albi Cathedral building, made of brick, replaces an old stone cathedral. It was built over two centuries, from 1282 to 1480, with notable complications such as a fire destroying the roof in the 14th century. The interior is richly decorated with paintings from the late 15th / early 16th century. In the 18th century, the façade threatened to collapse and was rebuilt. Its impressive dimensions make Albi Cathedral the largest brick cathedral in the world.

Alböke Church

Alböke Church

Köpingsvik, SE

Situated on the island of Öland in the Baltic Sea, the church has existed since the Middle Ages. The current architecture is however from the 19th century. The church contains a Romanesque baptismal font, probably made by the artist known as Master Byzantios on Gotland.

Ålen Church

Ålen Church

Holtålen, NO

Ålen Church is a long church dating from 1881 in Holtålen municipality in Trøndelag county. The present church has replaced a stave church from the Middle Ages. Parts of the stave church were used when the neighbouring Haltdalen stave church was rebuilt in a museum in Trondheim at the end of the 1880s. The west portal, leaf and west wall of the Haltdalen Stave church come from the Ålen Stave church.

Ales Cathedral

Ales Cathedral

Alès , FR

This church is one of the oldest in Beauvais, with an edification started in the 11th century and completed in the 13th century. A fire ravaged the church in 1592, then it was restored in the XVIIth, then in the XVIIIth with the reconstruction of the bell tower.

Ålesund Church

Ålesund Church

Ålesund, NO

The church in Ålesund was built in stone from 1905. Nordmøre stone was chosen as the material for the church because Ålesund had just suffered a fire in 1904. Frescoes and stained glass by Enevold Thømt.

Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

Paris, FR

St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is a Russian orthodox consecrated in 1861. It is the first permanent place of worship for the Russian Orthodox community in Paris. It is under the jurisdiction of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. The cathedral, including the crypt, has been listed as a historic monument since 1981.

Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

Slovyansk, UA

The Alexander Nevsky Cathedral of Sloviansk is an Orthodox cathedral. The church has been the target of shelling due to the ongoing fighting in the region, but the cathedral remains intact.

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