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Moved Church of Most
This Gothic church was wheeled in its entirety to a new location a half a mile away.
Added by Sebastian Wortys
Bloodstains can still be seen in this medieval church where two medics saved lives on D-Day.
Added by Gemfyre
Museum of Wooden Architecture and Peasant Life
300-year-old villagers houses and traditional churches preserve a nearly lost piece of Russian history.
Added by kgignatyev
Iglesia de San Juan
The masses at this church incorporate enough moonshine and animal sacrifice that they are no longer recognizably Catholic.
Added by zoombackcamera
St. Theodosius Cathedral
This Czar-funded, onion-domed, lavishly muraled Orthodox Church played a starring role in "The Deer Hunter."
Added by davidplotz
Tampere Cathedral Frescoes
The church's remarkable frescoes incorporate Finnish artist Hugh Simberg's trademark themes of death and the supernatural.
Added by Geordie Explorer
A Christian retreat founded to welcome refugees fleeing from the Nazis during World War II.
Added by millerwilbourn
National Cathedral Bell Tower
There’s a special club house at the top for the bell ringers.
Added by Elliot Carter
Relics of Zlătari Church
The preserved arm of a 3rd century sorcerer is believed to have the power to lift curses and spells.
Added by chaosmatriarch
Adventure to Abandoned Ruins
Take an exciting day trip out of Bucharest for a guided exploration of Fort 13 Jilava Prison and Gherassy Church, two historical and abandoned sites.
New York, New York
United Palace Theatre
The last of New York City's five "Wonder Theaters," this Jazz Age movie palace still hosts performances.
Added by AaronNetsky
Église Saint-Maximin Stained Glass Windows
A neighborhood church's unusual abstract stained glass was the final project of avant-garde artist Jean Cocteau.
Added by georgiefhj
The Mysterious Carving at the Church Where JFK Got Married
It was uncovered during an organ restoration.
March 30, 2017
St. Govan's Chapel
A hermit's tiny cell built into the cliffside that saved him in South Pembrokeshire.
Added by jemm501
Saint Joseph Oriol Plaque
Saint Joseph was said to heal the deaf and blind, but it was a much smaller miracle that got him canonized.
Added by oldspork
Ruins of Minsden Chapel
This crumbling 14th century chapel became so unstable the roofing apparently collapsed during a wedding ceremony, narrowly missing the curate's head.
Added by jaketmiller1
Guests can stay at a hotel in the former French abbey where lie the tombs of King Henry II and King Richard the Lionheart.
Added by Diviciac
Madeira Beach, Florida
The Church by the Sea
Visitors flock to see the church tower's unintended feature: that it happens to resemble a giant chicken from multiple points of view.
Added by J Ginsberg
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