Churches, cathedrals, mosques

St. Mark’s Basilica

St. Mark’s Basilica
St. Mark’s Basilica, built in the eleventh century, is the most famous and most recognizable of all the churches in Venice. Its design mixes eastern and western building styles in a unique way. History The original St. Mark's Church was situated inside the complex of the Doge's Palace and was constructed in 828. It was built to house the relics of St. Mark the Evangelist, which were supposedly stolen by. The church burned down in 976 during an uprising. It was rebuilt twice, the last time ... ...

St. Peter’s Basilica

St. Peter’s Basilica
The center of Christianity Saint Peter’s Basilica is the world’s largest church and the center of Christianity located in the heart of the Vatican ... ...

Sistine Chapel

Sistine Chapel
Part of the Vatican Museums The Sistine Chapel is a chapel in the Apostolic Palace built in 1473-1481 by Giovannino de’ Dolci as a private chapel ... ...

Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Location Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore is located in Florence and is the third largest church in the world. Designed by Arnolfo di Cambio, it ... ...

Pantheon

Pantheon
Built more than 1800 years ago, the magnificent Pantheon still stands as a reminder of the great Roman Empire. The name Pantheon refers to the ... ...

The most unique churches in Italy

The most unique churches in Italy
Apart from the worldwide known Italian cathedrals, there are the most unique churches in the country which you have never heard of. Multicolored Russian Orthodox Church The multicolored Russian Orthodox church of Christ the Savior, St. Catherine and St. Seraph was built for the Russian nobility that, following the example of Tsarin Maria Alexandrovna, had chosen the little town of San Remo on the Ligurian Riviera as their winter residence in the 19th century. The church was built after a ... ...

Top 5 abbeys in Italy

Top 5 abbeys in Italy
Italy has many interesting monasteries and abbeys that can be visited, ranging from evocative ruins to monasteries still in use today where you can ... ...

Italian cathedrals

Italian cathedrals
Italy has many majestic cathedrals, often with spectacular works of art inside. A cathedral is a city’s main church and is usually called the Duomo ... ...

St. Paul Outside the Walls

St. Paul Outside the Walls
Location San Paolo Fuori le Mura or St. Paul Outside the Walls is one of four major basilicas in Rome. The current church, once the largest in the ... ...
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