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Bristol Cathedral

Bristol Cathedral

Bristol, GB

From the 12th century this has been a place of daily prayer, and an extraordinary building, created for the glory of god.

Church of Saint-Vincent

Church of Saint-Vincent

Saint-Vincent-de-Cosse, FR

The Church of Saint-Vincent, registered with the Historical Monuments, is located in Saint-Vincent-de-Cosse, in the New-Aquitaine region. This 12th century church is a gem of medieval design. The building has a very simple architectural plan that has hardly been altered, so that it still presents a homogeneous appearance. Decorations such as modillions on the chancel cornice, sundials and a burial liter bear witness to the past glory of the church. Among the furniture, there is a large altarpiece dedicated to Saint Vincent.

Church of Saint-Guénolé

Church of Saint-Guénolé

Locquénolé, FR

The church stands in the heart of the village of the smallest commune of Finistère (with its 87 ha). The church of Saint-Guénolé rises near the Liberté oak tree, like an old lady who hasn't aged a day. A heritage phoenix, whose rescue is praised by the Locquenolesians.

Synagogue in Bristol

Synagogue in Bristol

Bristol, GB

The Synagogue in Bristol is an Ashkenazi synagogue built in 1870-71 by architects Hyman Henry Collins and Samuel Charles Fripp. The synagogue was rebuilt in 1921. This brick building still serves as a synagogue.

St Peter & St Paul

St Peter & St Paul

Blockley, GB

The church of St Peter & St Paul is a beautiful building in the heart of Blockley village. Full of human interest and interwoven with the people of this place for more than a thousand years, the church has survived good times and bad, and in the process has been altered, extended, and embellished.

Church of Saint-Antoine

Church of Saint-Antoine

Saint-Antoine, FR

The church of St. Anthony is dedicated to St. Anthony, the Egyptian whose body was brought back from Constantinople to La Motte aux Bois in the eleventh century. It is thought that in the 13th century the Baron de Calvinet founded the commandery of the hospital order of Saint-Antoine de Viennois on the site of the current church. Wars of religion contributed to the destruction of the hospital, with only the chapel of the Commandery surviving Calvinist destruction and the Revolution.

St Andrew

St Andrew

Little Snoring, GB

The church that stands just outside the village of Little Snoring is both ancient and quietly awe inspiring in its simplicity. The remote location, the silence inside, the slight smell of damp and the obvious centuries of use speak of a village that has retained its identity for many generations.

Relec Abbey

Relec Abbey

Plounéour-Ménez, FR

The Cistercian abbey of Le Relec has been for more than 8 centuries an atypical place that you sometimes have to look for and that always gives the visitor who arrives there the feeling of arriving in an oasis, a little apart from the world. Far from the urban centres, sheltered from any human agitation, the Abbaye du Relec has been present on the territory of the Monts d'Arrée since the 12th century. The second Cistercian abbey established in Brittany, it is representative of the Cistercian ideals of that time. Today, the abbey-church of Romanesque origin but modified several times, the remains of the cloister, the ponds, the pavement lined with tall trees, the 18th century fountain and the old gardens surrounded by a deep moat, give the place a dual heritage identity: cultural and natural.

All Saints

All Saints

Gloucestershire, GB

Designed by GF Bodley and dedicated in 1862, All Saints is of major importance as his first collaboration with William Morris.

St Mary Magdalene

St Mary Magdalene

Taunton, GB

The magnificent tower of St Mary Magdalene is a prominent feature of Taunton. Enter through the welcoming modern glass doors to appreciate the interior grandeur and enjoy refreshment at the cafe.

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What is Religiana?

Religiana, a project by Future for Religious Heritage, presents a catalogue of beatiful and inspiring buildings, helping you experience Europe's history, today!