The building of the Cathedral, which used to be the collegiate church of St. Michael and St. Gudula, started at the beginning ... More
Cathedral of St. Michael and St. Gudula
The building of the Cathedral, which used to be the collegiate church of St. Michael and St. Gudula, started at the beginning of the 13th century and took about 300 years to complete. The architecture shows the different characteristics of the Brabantine Gothic style. This cathedral is the location for Belgium's royal weddings and funerals and the seat of the Roman Catholic diocese of Malines-Brussels.
Rising up from the center of the castle grounds, the Gothic cathedral dominates the Prague skyline and is one of
the defining images of the city and its tourist center. The cathedral houses a number of valuable monuments, including ...
First built in 694 but destroyed by the Great Fire in 1666, the beautiful building that stands today was designed
by Sir Christopher Wren and completed in 1710. St. Paul's has been host to many important occasions including the ...
During a 10 year period (1801 1811), master builder Andrei Voronikhin oversaw construction of this huge building, a majestic semicircular
colonnade standing on Nevskii Prospekt . The 96 Corinthian columns are reminiscent of St Peter's in Rome and were ...