Posts Tagged: cathedral

Katowice Cathedral

The city of Katowice in southern Poland grew in size and importance due to its position on coal reserves.  It is now home to one of the Flyspot indoor skydiving tunnels which hosted the 5th Flyspot Open and Polish Nationals

Katowice Cathedral

The city of Katowice in southern Poland grew in size and importance due to its position on coal reserves.  It is now home to one of the Flyspot indoor skydiving tunnels which hosted the 5th Flyspot Open and Polish Nationals

St Aleksander Nevsky Cathedral

The architect who build St Nicholas’ Russian Orthodox church was being supervised by A Smirnov, who was building the Aleksander Nevsky Cathedral a few blocks away.  This is a Bulgarian Orthodox cathedral and is home to the Patriarch of Bulgaria.

St Aleksander Nevsky Cathedral

The architect who build St Nicholas’ Russian Orthodox church was being supervised by A Smirnov, who was building the Aleksander Nevsky Cathedral a few blocks away.  This is a Bulgarian Orthodox cathedral and is home to the Patriarch of Bulgaria.

The light from outside

The amazing artwork in the stained glass windows of Salisbury Cathedral is only properly visible from inside, when the light from outside shines through. Some of the windows have panels with coats of arms, presumably local families who supported the cathedral

The light from outside

The amazing artwork in the stained glass windows of Salisbury Cathedral is only properly visible from inside, when the light from outside shines through. Some of the windows have panels with coats of arms, presumably local families who supported the cathedral

Cloistered in history

People interested in the history of ‘the people’ running a state rather than despotic (or benevolent) dynasties, often point to Magna Carta as a key document of the people asserting themselves over their king.  I would apply some caution, ‘the people’

Cloistered in history

People interested in the history of ‘the people’ running a state rather than despotic (or benevolent) dynasties, often point to Magna Carta as a key document of the people asserting themselves over their king.  I would apply some caution, ‘the people’

Cathedral City

Cities and cathedrals are closely related in England.  Mainly because a conurbation can only call itself a city if it has a cathedral.  As a result, there are relatively small places called cities and larger places which are not.  Ripon

Cathedral City

Cities and cathedrals are closely related in England.  Mainly because a conurbation can only call itself a city if it has a cathedral.  As a result, there are relatively small places called cities and larger places which are not.  Ripon