Posts Tagged ‘Church’

St. Peter’s Basilica

St. Peter’s Basilica is a huge temple, built over the tomb of the saint Peter, who died for his faith. In the construction of the church almost all well-known Italian architects of the XVI century participated. Dimensions of the church are shocking, but the dramatic story of its construction is no less remarkable.

Hagia Sophia

Hagia Sophia, the Church of Divine Wisdom, is one of the most important and most beautiful buildings in the history of world architecture. For all the most important Orthodox monument of the ancient city is the Cathedral of St. Sofia, which is considered to be a miracle of the VI century architecture.