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Sacred Hallgrimskirkja church, Iceland

Sacred Hallgrimskirkja church, Iceland

Hallgrimskirkja popularly known as the church of Hallgrimur is a Lutheran parish church in the city of Reykjavik in Iceland. This church is also known as the church of Iceland and very much sacred. It is the largest church in the history of Iceland and the sixth tallest architectural construction in Iceland. The church is…
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The Pantheon, Rome, Italy

The Pantheon, Rome, Italy

With its impenetrable wall and huge marble columns, the Pantheon is a monument in Rome, Italy. It is speculated that the original Pantheon built sometime in 25-27 BC, Marcus Agrippa, during the reign of Augustus. However, the exact construction date of the Pantheon remains uncertain. The inscription in the front reads “M- AGRIPPA-L-F-COS-TERTIVM-FECIT”, which in…
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The Tourist’s Delight: Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris

The Tourist’s Delight: Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris

Renowned writer Robert Louis Stevenson had fittingly said “I never weary churches. It is my favourite kind of mountain scenery. Mankind was never so happily inspired as when it made a cathedral.” Even when you look up at the structure called Notre Dame Cathedral you cannot imagine how a mere mortal could built something so…
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The Canterbury Cathedral: An Oasis for the Soul

The Canterbury Cathedral: An Oasis for the Soul

The most famous Christian structure in Southern England, the Canterbury Cathedral has a distinct place for itself in history. The construction of the cathedral started in the 7th century and ever since then, it has been torn down, rebuilt, refurbished and modified over a course of 1300 years. Needless to say, the Canterbury Cathedral is…
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The Quaint and Beautiful Pondicherry, India

The Quaint and Beautiful Pondicherry, India

The beautiful and serene town of Pondicherry often called as the “The Europe of India” was a French colony till 1954. The town architecturally has a rich cultural heritage, owing to the colonial structures as well as Tamil influences in many buildings. Some of the major tourist attractions include: Sri Aurobindo Ashram Sri Aurobindo Ghosh…
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In Touch With Divinity : Church of The Nativity, Jerusalem

In Touch With Divinity : Church of The Nativity, Jerusalem

In the holy land of Jerusalem time stands still. Nobody can claim that the land is peaceful though. For centuries, Jerusalem has been witness to various bloody battles for possession. Ever since Moses set out in search of the Promised land, Jerusalem has seen it all- from the Crusades of the Middle ages to the Siege of…
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