Late Renaissance to Baroque period, 1675-1710, built in London, England
Fortitude & Symbolism; Nominee for the new 7 wonders
The Domkirche of Innsbruck was rebuilt in 1717-24 by Baroque architect Johann Jakob Herkommer. The church suffered heavy damage in World War II, but has since been restored.
This site has hosted a Christian church since 774. The original was replaced with a late-Romanesque structure built in 1181-1200.
The Holy Savior Cathedral was not originally built to be a cathedral - it obtained that status only in the 19th century
Cathedral of St. Michael was completed circa 1047
The original church, on a rotunda plan, was founded by "good king" St. Wenceslas (of Christmas carol fame) in 925. This was replaced with a Romanesque basilica in the late 11th century.
Plzen Cathedral was built in 1292
The present St. Paul's Cathedral, which was built between 1675 and 1710, is the fourth cathedral to occupy the site
Originally founded in 602 AD by St. Augustine, it still functions as the cathedral of the Archbishop of Canterbury
The Abbey of St. Peter in Gloucester was founded in 681 AD by the Saxon king Osric.
In the city of Durham, in northeast England, was founded in 1093
The site on which the cathedral stands originally belonged to the Benedictine monks who founded Westminster Abbey. Since then, it has been variously used as a market, a garden, a waste dump, and a prison. The property was acquired by the Catholic Church in 1884.
Uspenski Cathedral was built between 1862 and 1868
Begun in 1163 and mostly completed by 1250, Notre Dame is an important example of French Gothic architecture, sculpture and stained glass.
Construction began in 1195.The new Cathedral of Bourges was finally dedicated on May 13, 1324, but the north tower was still incomplete. This was finished by the end of the 15th century.
The lowermost stages of the west towers belong to the 12th century, but the rest of the west end is in the profusely detailed Flamboyant Gothic of the 15th century
Rouen Cathedral was rebuilt in 1145 by Bishop Hugues d'Amiens. In 1892 and 1893, Claude Monet could usually be found with his canvas set up next to the cathedral's facade.
The Cathedral of Mainz dates from 975 AD but was continually rebuilt and restored, reaching its present form mainly in the 13th and 14th centuries
The first record of a cathedral in Regensburg dates from about 700 AD
The site of St. Patrick's Cathedral is said to be the earliest Christian site in Ireland, where St. Patrick baptized converts
Archaeological excavations beneath the cathedral have revealed ruins of a church dating from the 5th-6th century, shortly after the Puglian region was converted to Christianity
Ruvo di Puglia Cathedral was built in the 13th century
Lucca Cathedral was consecrated in 1070 by Pope Alexander II, formerly the Bishop of Lucca
Construction on Puebla Cathedral began around 1535
According to legend, this site was home to a mosque that was converted to a cathedral after the city was conquered by Crusaders in 1147
St. Basil's was built to commemorate the capture of the Tatar stronghold of Kazan in 1552
One of the finest Romanesque churches in Spain. Construction began in 1060 in the reign of Alfonso VI and was completed in 1211.
Begun in 1287, Uppsala Cathedral replaced the old, smaller cathedral in Gamla Uppsala. Intended to upstage the colossal Nidaros Cathedral in Norway, it took over a century to complete
The first chapel in this part of San Francisco was built in the Gold Rush year of 1849 and named Grace Church. It was rebuilt twice, and the third incarnation was so grand that it came to be referred to as "Grace Cathedral
St. David's Cathedral in Wales, one of Britain's oldest cathedrals, stands on the site of a 6th-century monastery founded by Dewi (David), a Celtic Christian monk.
The first church was built near the wells in 705 and the present cathedral building was begun in 1180. It is one of the most impressive of the English cathedrals and has survived eight centuries with all its associated buildings still around it, including Vicars' Close, possibly the oldest surviving residential street in Europe.
Burial place of French kings
Oldest graveyard in Western Canada