Category Archives for "Great Cathedrals of the World"

Cologne Cathedral, Germany – Take the Narrated HD Video Tour

Cologne Cathedral

Worldsiteguides.com features many of the world’s most spectacular and important historical sites.  Many of the sites are also designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the Cologne Cathedral. The following Worldsiteguides.com excerpts give an overview of the cathedral’s history and features. The construction of the Cathedral began in year 1248, when the foundation stone way laid […]

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HD Video Tour – The Abbey at Mont Saint-Michel, Normandy, France

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Mont Saint-Michel (pronounced: [mɔ̃ sɛ̃ mi.ʃɛl]; English: Saint Michael’s Mount) is an island commune in Normandy, France. It is located approximately one kilometre (0.6 miles) off the country’s northwestern coast, at the mouth of the Couesnon River near Avranches. 247 acres (100 ha) in size, the island has a population of 44 (2009).[1]

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Cathedral of Orvieto, Italy: Signorelli’s Masterpiece

Orvieto Cathedral 3 by randomoutrageous.blogspot.com

Introduction to Cathedral of Orvieto Its been a while since I have posted about a cathedral.  The main reason is that I am having increasing difficulty finding a suitably great/famous cathedral and a good, narrated HD video tour of it. Here is a cathedral that passed my tests and has impressive artistic features that make […]

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HD Video Tour the Pisa Cathedral, Pisa, Italy

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  Worldsiteguides.com features many of the world’s most spectacular and important historical sites.  Many of the sites are the greatest cathedrals in the world, including the Pisa Cathedral right next to the more famous Leaning Tower of Pisa. The Pisa Cathedral is worth touring even without any leaning towers, dating all the way back to […]

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Bordeaux Cathedral, France – Take a Narrated HD Video Tour

Bordeaux Cathedral by wall.alphacoders.com

  Intro   I have continued my search for high quality, narrated video tours of important landmarks around the world, especially Castles and Cathedrals. This post explores the Bordeaux Cathedral in Bordeaux, France.   According to Wikipedia: Bordeaux is the world’s major wine industry capital. It is home to the world’s main wine fair, Vinexpo (fr),[5] […]

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Saint Basil’s Cathedral, Moscow, Russia

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  per Wikipedia (excerpt) The Cathedral of the Protection of Most Holy Theotokos on the Moat (Russian: Собор Покрова пресвятой Богородицы, что на Рву) or Pokrovsky Cathedral (Russian: Покровский собор) are official names for a Russian Orthodox church in Red Square in Moscow.[5] The church is also called the Cathedral of St. Vasily the Blessed […]

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