I'll admit it. This is the most beautiful place of worship I've ever been in. There have been many times many times in our travels when I have been speechless. Looking up at [...]
The Cathedral of Strasbourg, a masterpiece of late Gothic architecture, is one of the most beautiful churches in the world. Take a visual tour of some of its highlights.
The bright blue Basilica of Notre Dame of Montreal is one of the most striking and beautiful churches we've seen in all our travels. It's elaborate and beautiful decoration is reminiscent of such later gems as St. Matthias in Budapest and Notre Dame in Lyon.
View of Paris through a rainy window of the Pompidou Center. When you visit Paris, there are just so many images than present themselves. It probably doesn't make much sense to try to [...]
Of all the cathedrals we've seen, Strasbourg Cathedral is certainly one of my favorites. The original church was started in the 8th Century, and went through several iterations before being completed in the 15th Century. [...]
Poland is full of beautiful churches. I'm not sure how so many survived the devastation of Poland during World War II, but either they did get very lucky, or in the case of the Cathedral [...]
The courtyard between the church and the wall at the Prejmer church. Notice the wall has lots of doors. These were apartments, storerooms, workshops, and even a school for the villagers when they were [...]
The altar and apse windows of the Regensburg Cathedral. Luckily not destroyed by allied bombers in World War II. The window featuring the Virgin in blue over the side altar at Regensburg. [...]
In the city's main square, we had an Italian opera recital. I'm pretty sure it was an Italian Tourism promotion. But it was very near the Belgrade Opera House, so I expect they thought [...]
The Wooden Church at Plopsis, Romania The history of the wooden churches of Maramures, which dot the villages of north western Romania is an interesting one. The Maramures region is primarily an Orthodox, [...]