Pictures & Images of Churches Cathedrals Basilicas & Monasteries { 111 galleries }

Pictures photos images of the best Churches, Cathedrals, Basilicas & Monasteries of all Christian faiths. Pictures & images of early Christian places of worship, Romanesque Churches, Gothic Cathedrals and Renaissance, Classical & Baroque churches.Christianity is one of the great world religions and has not only been dominant in the western world but has also spread to all corners of the world. The building of the great Hagia Sophia as a Christian basilica in Constantinople, present day Istanbul, by Emperor Justinian in 537 set the bench mark for the monumental Christian buildings that followed. Today the great Christian Cathedrals are taken for granted but in their time they represented the cutting edge of architecture and high art, demonstrating mans ability to go to extraordinary ends in his need to glorify God. The pictures and images in this gallery of churches, cathedrals, basilicas and is not just dedicated to the Catholic Church but also has photos of Orthodox churches, Armenian churches and protestant churches and places of worship. Photos of the wooden churches of Traslyvania testify to the devotions of poor peasants in remote areas. Pictures of the great fortified Saxon churches of Transylvania testify to the dangers that Christians were in from attack in the middle ages. This image gallery also contains pictures of the many and varied burial sites like the charming Merry Cemetery of Maramures to images of the Colosseum and pictures the Monasteries of the Meteora in Greece . Download photos and pictures of the best Churches, Cathedrals, Basilicas o buy as photo art prints on line.

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