While the world community is discussing how much time (and effort) it will take to restore the French relic – Notre Dame de Paris or Notre Dame Cathedral, which was damaged during the recent fire, we decided to find other equally majestic and important cathedrals of Europe, which definitely deserve your attention. You will only have to choose the direction and decide where you go first. Or, perhaps, you will make your own unique route that allows you to cover all these (and not only) places of worship.
Basilica of Notre Dame de Niese, France
This largest Church in nice, the construction of which began back in 1864, is called a reduced copy of the Notre Dame Cathedral. Snow-white building with Golden trim, decorated in neo-Gothic style with two square towers 65 meters high, pointed arches and a huge window-rose, looks very impressive and impressive. Inside the restored Basilica, characterized by excellent acoustics, special attention should be unique stained glass Windows made by the best French masters of the XIX century, a copy of the painting by bartolomé Murillo “Holy Family” and the statue of the virgin Mary, located in the chapel.
St. Peter’s Basilica, Italy
This is one of the most revered shrines and the most popular object of visit not only pilgrims but also tourists, is the center of the Roman Catholic religion and is the second largest Christian temple in the world. The building, which for many centuries was attended by the most prominent architects, is located on St. Peter’s Square in the Vatican, so if you are planning a trip to Rome, be sure to visit this attraction. Continue reading