The wooden churchs are one of Russia’s unique architectural treasures. This are fascinating pictures of Wooden Chruches on Island Kizhi on Lake Onega in Russia call Kizhi Pogost. Kizhi Pogost is a area that includes two large wooden churches, the 22-dome Transfiguration Church and the 9-dome Intercession Church, and a bell-tower. A church was built without using nails, all the wooden pieces are being hold together just without nails.
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The San Fernando Cathedral is located in downtown San Antonio, near the river walk. This cathedral was established in 1731 by the Canary/Spanish Islanders, who sought to build their own place of worship. It is also known as the Church of Nuestra Senora de la Candelaria y Guadalupe, the oldest cathedral in the United States. Still functions as a Catholic cathedral holding mass, sacraments, confession, baptisms, weddings and more. It holds a memorial and tomb of heroes of the Alamo. It is open to the public for viewing.
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