Europe

Augsburg Cathedral

Augsburg Cathedral of the Virgin Mary in Germany

0821/3166-8511

Hoher Dom zu Augsburg, Frauentorstraße, Augsburg, Nemčija

Every day: from 7.00 am to 6.00 pm

The Augsburg Cathedral For 1200 years the Augsburg Cathedral has been a place of faith and piety. Where generations and generations prayed, listened to the word of God and celebrated the Eucharistic celebration. As a mother church of the entire diocese, the cathedral is a visible expression of the lively church of  Augsburg. See also in Augsburg: St. Peter am Perlach church and the famous image of the Mary Undoer of Knots.Continue Reading

Madonna della Corona

Madonna della Corona Sanctuary near Verona, Italy

+39 045 7220014

Santuario Madonna della Corona, Ferrara di Monte Baldo, Verona, Italija

Every day: November to March: from 8.00 to 18.00. April to October: from 7.00 to 19.30 hours.

The Madonna della Corona Sanctuary is located in Spiazzi in one of the most picturesque locations in northern Italy. Rises clinging on the rock of the mountains that surround it, at 774 meters above sea level, overlooking the valley of the Adige river.Continue Reading

Florence Cathedral

Piazza del Duomo – Florence Cathedral

+39 055 2302885

Santa Maria del Fiore, Piazza del Duomo, Firence, Italija

The times of access to the monuments are subject to changes in time due to extraordinary events. The museum will be closed on the first Tuesday of each month.

Florence Cathedral Santa Maria del Fiore, designed by Arnolfo di Cambio, is the third largest church in the world (after St. Peter’s in Rome and St. Paul’s in London) and was the largest church in Europe when it was completed in the 15th century. It is 153 meters long, 90 meters wide at the crossing, and 90 meters high from the floor to the bottom of the lantern.Continue Reading

Cefalu cathedral

The Cefalu Cathedral

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Cefalù Cathedral, Piazza del Duomo, Cefalù, Palermo, Italija

The Cefalu Cathedral is a Roman Catholic church in Cefalù, Sicily, Italy. The Cefalu Cathedral, dating from 1131, was commenced in the Norman style, the island of Sicily having been conquered by the Normans in 1091. According to tradition, the building was erected after a vow made to the Holy Saviour by the King of Sicily, Roger II, after he escaped from a storm to land on the city’s beach.Continue Reading

Karol Wojtyla Wadowice Basilica of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Wadowice – Birthplace of Karol Wojtyla – Pope John Paul II

(33) 873 20 96

Basilica of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, plac Jana Pawła II 1, Wadowice, Poljska

Every day: from 5.30 to 20.00

Wadowice is a special place for pilgrimages with regard to Pope Saint John Paul II. It was here in Wadowice that Karol Wojtyła, future priest, bishop, cardinal and finally pope was born. Wadowice – Birthplace of Karol Wojtyla Being the head of the Catholic Church, Karol Wojtyla visited Wadowice three times: in 1979, 1991 and 1999. On his visits he prayed in the Basilica and met inhabitants of his home town.Continue Reading

Saint Nicholas Cathedral de Monaco

Monaco Cathedral of Saint Nicholas

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Saint Nicholas Cathedral, 4 Rue Colonel Bellando de Castro, Monaco, Monako

Every day: 8.30am – 7.00pm

Monaco Cathedral Built with the stark white stones from La Turbie in 1875, this Roman-Byzantine-style building houses the burial places of past sovereigns, including Prince Rainier and Princess Grace. From the interior design, you can admire an altarpiece by the Niçois painter Louis Bréa dating from 1500 as well as the high alter and the Episcopal throne of Carrara white marble.Continue Reading

Piazza del Duomo Leaning Tower of Pisa

The Cathedral and the Leaning Tower of Pisa

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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Piazza del Duomo, Firence, Italija

Every day: 8:00 – 22:00

The square of the Cathedral of Pisa represents the best example of the Pisa Romanesque style through its magnificence and perfection, a harmonious fusion of classical, early Christian, Lombard and eastern motifs. The buildings maintain a stylish unity. The Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, the Leaning Tower, the Baptistery of San Giovanni and the Camposanto represent together the allegory of human life.Continue Reading

Benedictine monks of Santo Domingo de Silos Benedictine monks chant Benedictine Abbey of Santo Domingo de Silos

Benedictine monks of Santo Domingo de Silos

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Monasterio de Santo Domingo de Silos, Santo Domingo de Silos, Burgos, Španija

Every day: from 10.00 to 13.00 and 16.30 to 18.00

Benedictine Abbey of Santo Domingo de Silos, famed for their monks’ beautiful recordings of the Gregorian chant – benedictine monks chant . The monastery is a universal Romanesque gem, which has become a centre of spiritual and artistic pilgrimage. See more Catholic shrines and Basilicas in Spain. See more European Catholic Shrines and pilgrimages The monks originally sang Mozarabic chant. At some point around the eleventh century they switched to Gregorian chant.Continue Reading

St Stephen's Cathedral Vienna

St Stephen’s Cathedral Vienna

+43 1 515 52 3054

St. Stephen's Cathedral, Stephansplatz, Dunaj, Avstrija

Mon - Sat, 06:00 - 22:00 Sun, 07:00 - 22:00

St Stephen’s Cathedral Vienna is the symbol of Vienna. Construction commenced in the 12th century. Today, it is one of the most important Gothic structures in Austria. With almost three million visitors to Vienna a year. St Stephen’s Cathedral Vienna is the number one attraction in the city: Tours in and around the Cathedral feature plenty of worthwhile things to see and lots of interesting information.Continue Reading

Burgos Cathedral

Burgos Cathedral and the tomb of El Cid

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Catedral de Burgos, Burgos, Španija

Daily: from 09.30 to 19.30

The 13th century gothic Burgos Cathedral is among the most admired of its kind worldwide. Specially remarkable are its portal, the “Puerta del Sarmental“, considered the best example of gothic sculpture of its century and the Cloister.Continue Reading

Church of Saint Anthony

St Anthony Church – Igreja Santo Antonio

+35 121 886 9145

Igreja de santo antónio à sé, Rua Pedras Negras, Lizbona, Portugalska

Every day from 8:00 until 19:00

The St Anthony Church – Igreja Santo Antonio, Lisbon is a charming church dedicated to Saint Anthony, the patron saint of Portugal. The exterior façade of the late Baroque styled church resembles more of a grand residence rather than an important religious building. The significance of the Igreja de Santo Antonio originates from it being the location of the birthplace of Lisbon’s beloved Saint Anthony.Continue Reading