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TravelTuesday Picture of the Week: Kölner Dom (Cologne, Germany)

TravelTuesday Picture of the Week: Kölner Dom (Cologne, Germany)

Cologne Cathedral is a Roman Catholic church in the Gothic style. It is one of the world’s largest churches, and for four years after its completion, it was the tallest structure in the world. In 1996, it was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

TravelTuesday Picture of the Week – Christ Church (Melaka, Malaysia)

The Christ Church in Melaka (Malacca), Malaysia is a Dutch colonial Protestant church. Construction began in 1741 and was completed in 1753 (as inscribed on the face of the church). Originally built by the Dutch, it was re-consecrated with the rites of the Church of England (and renamed Christ Church) in 1838, following transfer of...

TravelTuesday Picture of the Week: Inside Binondo Church (Chinatown, Manila)

This is the interior of Binondo Church, whose facade was the Picture of the Week a couple of weeks ago. It may not be as grand as other churches, but it’s still beautiful. That was this week’s TravelTuesday Picture of the Week. Enjoy the rest of TravelTuesday on Twitter and follow me @hyperren. Come back...

TravelTuesday Picture of the Week: San Diego Pro-cathedral (Silay City)

This is the San Diego Pro-cathedral, also known as the Cathedral of San Diego de Alcala. It is located in the heart of Silay City in the province of Negros Occidental in the Philippines. The pro-cathedral was designed by Italian architect Lucio Bernasconi, and was completed in 1927. Bernasconi took his inspiration from churches in...

TravelTuesday Picture of the Week: Binondo Church (Chinatown, Manila)

Binondo Church, also known as the Minor Basilica of St. Lorenzo Ruiz, is situated at the heart of Manila’s Chinatown district. The church was founded in 1596 by Dominican priests to serve converts from the Chinese community to the Catholic faith. The original building was destroyed in 1762 by the British during their brief occupation...