Sightseeing in Paris: Sacre Coeur

Sightseeing in Paris: Sacre Coeur
... the building during the life of the project. The basilica is built in a Romanesque-Byzantine style, contrasting with the Gothic style of medieval churches like Notre Dame. It is constructed of a type of limestone called Travertine. Stained glass windows installed between 1903-1920 were destroyed by bombing in 1944 and restored in 1946. The famous Sacré Coeur organ is by the famous 19th c. organ builder Aristide Cavaillé-Coll. Interior dimensions of the basilica: 279 feet wide by 155 feet long;...
January 28th, 2011 | Christina Uticone | Read More | Comments: 3
Filed under: churches, religion, sightseeing, top-feature

Compline Choir at St. Mark’s Cathedral

Compline Choir at St. Mark’s Cathedral
... Capital Hill (map) Date & Time: Sundays, 9:30-10 pm Admission: Free.  Donations gratefully accepted. Photo credit: Wade Rockett @flickr Tags: churches, featuredarticle, music ...
April 11th, 2010 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 0
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Where to Worship During the 2010 Winter Olympics

Where to Worship During the 2010 Winter Olympics
Most of the main churches in the downtown core of Vancouver will be open from 8 am to 8 pm daily during the 2010 Winter Olympics, with hosts there to greet you.  This ‘open-door’ policy allows visitors to the city a quiet place to go for meditation or worship during this busy, festive time.  Some of the churches, such as First Baptist Church are offering a place to drop in for coffee too, at their Hobbit House, just around the corner from the Church. Here’s a list of churches...
February 19th, 2010 | thevancouverguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: 2010 Winter Olympics, Announcements, churches, Family Friendly, synagogues, Travel Tips - General Information

A Festive Birthday for a Grand Old Cathedral

A Festive Birthday for a Grand Old Cathedral
... GEvent.addListener(map,'resize', function() { map.setCenter(map._lastCenter); }); } Tags: Announcements, cathedrals, christmas, churches, Family Friendly, History & Information ...
December 8th, 2009 | thevancouverguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Announcements, cathedrals, christmas, churches, Family Friendly, History & Information

London churches: St Dunstan in the West, Fleet Street

... no doubt she would have made her opinions known! Where: Fleet Street When: open Tuesdays 11am – 3pm Photo creidt: Matt Brown on Flickr Tags: churches, History & Information ...
March 27th, 2009 | Andrea Kirkby | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: churches, History & Information

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