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St. Vitus Cathedral

St. Vitus Cathedral

Prague, CZ

St. Vitus Cathedral, founded in 930, is a Gothic church located in Prague Castle. The cathedral is of importance in the art and national heritage of the Czech people and has had a significant impact on the development of latent style of architecture in Central Europe.

St. Nicholas Church (Malá Strana)

St. Nicholas Church (Malá Strana)

Prague, CZ

The St. Nicholas Church is a Baroque-style Catholic religious building located in the heart of Malá Strana, an old district of Prague. Built in the 17th century by the Jesuits in place of an old parish church, it is one of the most visited churches in Prague.

Great St Bernard Hospice

Great St Bernard Hospice

Bourg-Saint-Pierre, CH

The Great St Bernard Hospice, situated at an altitude of 2,473 metres, was supposedly first built around 1050, when Saint Bernard of Aosta founded the hospice which will later bear his name. In 1823, the hospice is rebuilt under the direction of the architect Henri Perregaux. It was at the hospice that was created the so-called dog breed of St. Bernard.

Church of Our Lady Victorious

Church of Our Lady Victorious

Prague, CZ

The Church of Our Lady of Victory and Saint Anthony of Padua (with the adjacent Monastery of the Discalced Carmelites) is an important monument of Baroque Prague, founded in 1584.

Sainte-Anne Church, Châtel-Guyon

Sainte-Anne Church, Châtel-Guyon

Châtel-Guyon, FR

The church of Sainte-Anne was built in 1845 on a hill called "le Calvaire". It includes 800 m2 of astonishing frescoes created in 1956 by Nicolaï Greschny, an Estonian painter.

Church of Sainte-Blandine

Church of Sainte-Blandine

Lyon, FR

Neo-Gothic style church, located in the heart of downtown Lyon. The construction work began in April 1863 and was completed in May 1869. The inauguration took place on 17 May, at a final cost of 413,000 francs. The lack of means prevented the realization of the spire initially planned; the latter was built thanks to a donation made by Father Vindry, parish priest of the parish in 1890.

Church of Graun

Church of Graun

Graun im Vinschgau, IT

From the church of Graun, built in 1355, only the Romanesque tower remains. The village was sunk in 1950 to create a reservoir. The tower, now a historical monument, is called "Kirchturm im Reschensee" in German, and "Campanile nel Lago di Resia" in Italian.

Pinkas Synagogue

Pinkas Synagogue

Prague, CZ

The Pinkas Synagogue in Prague is an Ashkenazi synagogue first built in 1535. The synagogue was rebuilt in 1625 by Juda Tzoref-Goldschmied de Herz, and in 1860. This stone building now serves as a museum.

Pinkas Synagogue

Pinkas Synagogue

Josefov, CZ

The Pinkas Synagogue is the second oldest synagogue in Prague. It was built in the first half of the 16th century. At the beginning of the 17th century, the building was extended to include a Renaissance extension with a vestibule, nave and gallery. In 1860, in order not to be damaged by the floods, the floor of the vestibule and the main space was raised by half a second. During the Second World War, the synagogue in Pinkas was used as a warehouse for Jewish liturgical utensils. The synagogue is currently administered by the Jewish Museum in Prague and serves as a memorial to Jews who died during the Holocaust.

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