In Moscow for eight years has built more than 60 churches

© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva in fotobanka Cathedral Spasa nerukotvornogo obraza (St. Basil’s Cathedral) and the skyscrapers of Moscow-city. Archival photoIn Moscow for eight years has built more than 60 churches© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva the image Bank

More than 60 temples built in the Russian capital for 8 years, said the curator of the program of construction of the new Moscow churches, the Deputy of the state Duma Vladimir resin on Thursday at the XXVI International Christmas readings.

«In just the past 8 years in Moscow, built 62 temple complex,» he said.

Resin noted that 17 of them were built over the program, nearly 40 complexes have already been commissioned. He also reminded that last year in the capital of the 8 temples were consecrated by the Patriarch. In January of this year, according to Resina, 12 sites had completed all construction and Assembly work.

Religion: most unusual churches in the world© AFP PHOTO/ MARCEL Monothelistic is a Lutheran Church in Reykjavik. The temple, with a height of over 70 meters, can be seen in almost every streets of the Icelandic capital, and its inhabitants are proud of this object.

Hallgrimskirkja was built according to designs by architect Gudjon Samuelson. As planned, the master, the Church reminds the mountain, and flowing from her lava. It is symbolic for Reykjavik, built in the location of an ancient extinct volcano. As for the interior decoration of the temple, it’s laconic, well, a highlight, enticing tourists here, I think hand-made by craftsmen from Germany on.
In Moscow for eight years has built more than 60 churches© AFP PHOTO/ MARCEL Monothelistic is a Lutheran Church in Reykjavik. The temple, with a height of over 70 meters, can be seen in almost every streets of the Icelandic capital, and its inhabitants are proud of this object.

Hallgrimskirkja was built according to designs by architect Gudjon Samuelson. As planned, the master, the Church reminds the mountain, and flowing from her lava. It is symbolic for Reykjavik, built in the location of an ancient extinct volcano. As for the interior decoration of the temple, it’s laconic, well, a highlight, enticing tourists here, I think hand-made by craftsmen from Germany on.
CC BY-SA 2.0 / Matthew Black / Grundtvig’s Sigsmall center Nicholas Grundtvig, which includes the Lutheran Church, the residents of Copenhagen is considered one of the main attractions of the city.

The basis of his project, the Danish architect and engineer Peder Vilhelm Jensen-Klint put an image of medieval parish churches. The construction of the tower began in 1921. In 1930, Clint is dead, and the temple was already finished by his son Kaare Klint. The Church was consecrated on Grundtvig only in 1940.
In Moscow for eight years has built more than 60 churchesCC BY-SA 2.0 / Matthew Black / Grundtvig’s Sigsmall center Nicholas Grundtvig, which includes the Lutheran Church, the residents of Copenhagen is considered one of the main attractions of the city.

The basis of his project, the Danish architect and engineer Peder Vilhelm Jensen-Klint put an image of medieval parish churches. The construction of the tower began in 1921. In 1930, Clint is dead, and the temple was already finished by his son Kaare Klint. The Church was consecrated on Grundtvig only in 1940.
CC BY 2.0 / Sandra Cohen-Rose and Colin Rose / Notre-Dame du Haut, RonchampОчередная original work of the famous architect Le Corbusier. The building of the chapel of Notre Dame du From in Ronchamp built on the site of the destroyed during the Second world war, the Church. Interestingly, when developers requested the author to pursue this project, Le Corbusier was raised in a Protestant family, and did not want to cooperate with the Church, they refused. However, when the architect suggested a complete freedom of expression when you create the project of the Church, he could not resist. So in 1950, the master started to work.

French Ronchamp is a place of pilgrimage. And Notre Dame du From is the main enticing part of the pilgrims. Its whimsical shape reminiscent of the cocked hat that covers strange geometric volume with Windows of different sizes and shapes. In Moscow for eight years has built more than 60 churchesCC BY 2.0 / Sandra Cohen-Rose and Colin Rose / Notre-Dame du Haut, RonchampОчередная original work of the famous architect Le Corbusier. The building of the chapel of Notre Dame du From in Ronchamp built on the site of the destroyed during the Second world war, the Church. Interestingly, when developers requested the author to pursue this project, Le Corbusier was raised in a Protestant family, and did not want to cooperate with the Church, they refused. However, when the architect suggested a complete freedom of expression when you create the project of the Church, he could not resist. So in 1950, the master started to work.

French Ronchamp is a place of pilgrimage. And Notre Dame du From is the main enticing part of the pilgrims. Its whimsical shape reminiscent of the cocked hat that covers strange geometric volume with Windows of different sizes and shapes. CC BY-SA 2.0 / William Murphy / HOLY CROSS CHURCH IN DUNDRUMИногда Church buildings get new look after the reconstruction, such as recently renovated Catholic Church of the Holy cross in Dublin, the Irish.In Moscow for eight years has built more than 60 churchesCC BY-SA 2.0 / William Murphy / HOLY CROSS CHURCH IN DUNDRUMИногда Church buildings get new look after the reconstruction, such as recently renovated Catholic Church of the Holy cross in Irish Dublin.© AFP PHOTO / FRANCOIS XAVIER MARITКатолический Cathedral of the blessed virgin Mary was built in Brazil in the years 1958-1970 by the famous architect Oscar Niemeyer. It consists of sixteen columns, symbolizing the hands, raised in prayer to heaven. The draft of the Cathedral in 1988 Niemeyer was awarded the prestigious Pritzker architecture prize.In Moscow for eight years has built more than 60 churches© AFP PHOTO / FRANCOIS XAVIER MARITКатолический Cathedral of the blessed virgin Mary was built in Brazil in the years 1958-1970 by the famous architect Oscar Niemeyer. It consists of sixteen columns, symbolizing the hands, raised in prayer to heaven. The draft of the Cathedral in 1988 Niemeyer was awarded the prestigious Pritzker architecture prize.© AFP PHOTO / CARL DE SOUZAВ the small town of Lalibela in Central Ethiopia has preserved many architectural monuments and therefore, this UNESCO world heritage site called the «eighth wonder of the world» and a symbol of the Christian religion.

In the XIII century in Lalibela were created is an amazing Church with a roof in the shape of a cross with an area of 25×25 metres. It is unique in that it «drowned» in the pit to a depth of 12 meters. If you approach the edge of this well, it will be visible to the cruciform roof of the temple, decorated with relief patterns. To go down on a special narrow tunnel in the rock.

According to legend, this wonderful temple was built over 24 years. The process of its creation is just incredible – the workers were cut in the volcanic rock, a huge monolith, and then made it hollow and the walls adorned.

Just in Lalibela there are 11 churches carved in the rocks.
In Moscow for eight years has built more than 60 churches© AFP PHOTO / CARL DE SOUZAВ the small town of Lalibela in Central Ethiopia has preserved many architectural monuments and therefore, this UNESCO world heritage site called the «eighth wonder of the world» and a symbol of the Christian religion.

In the XIII century in Lalibela were created is an amazing Church with a roof in the shape of a cross with an area of 25×25 metres. It is unique in that it «drowned» in the pit to a depth of 12 meters. If you approach the edge of this well, it will be visible to the cruciform roof of the temple, decorated with relief patterns. To go down on a special narrow tunnel in the rock.

According to legend, this wonderful temple was built over 24 years. The process of its creation is just incredible – the workers were cut in the volcanic rock, a huge monolith, and then made it hollow and the walls adorned.

Just in Lalibela there are 11 churches carved in the rocks.
CC BY-SA 2.0 / Paco Rivière / Ndiawar Basilica de «our lady of Altagracia» in Higuey, in the Dominican Republic, was built by French architects and opened in 1971. Today it is the most famous and visited Church in the Caribbean. The architecture of the Church is so bizarre that at first lost in her elements. But the main feature is, of course, is a huge stone arch, towering over the Cathedral. Her elongated silhouette is repeated in konfiguracii of vaults and other parts of the building.In Moscow for eight years has built more than 60 churchesCC BY-SA 2.0 / Paco Rivière / Ndiawar Basilica de «our lady of Altagracia» in Higuey, in the Dominican Republic, was built by French architects and opened in 1971. Today it is the most famous and visited Church in the Caribbean. The architecture of the Church is so bizarre that at first lost in her elements. But the main feature is, of course, is a huge stone arch, towering over the Cathedral. Her elongated silhouette is repeated in konfiguracii of vaults and other parts zdanys BY 2.0 / seier+seier / gottfried böhm, pilgrimage church, neviges 1963-1972Невигес, district the small German town of Velbert, is primarily known for its Cathedral of the virgin. It is the second largest after the Cologne Cathedral temple in North Rhine — Westphalia.

Cathedral Neviges is one of the major pilgrimage centers in Germany, it can hold up to six thousand people. Believers, by the way, come here for the miraculous image of the blessed virgin Mary (Immaculate conception).
In Moscow for eight years has built more than 60 churchesCC BY 2.0 / seier+seier / gottfried böhm, pilgrimage church, neviges 1963-1972Невигес, district the small German town of Velbert, is primarily known for its Cathedral of the virgin. It is the second largest after the Cologne Cathedral temple in North Rhine — Westphalia.

Cathedral Neviges is one of the major pilgrimage centers in Germany, it can hold up to six thousand people. Believers, by the way, come here for the miraculous image of the blessed virgin Mary (Immaculate conception).
© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Bogodeeva in fotobanka the most unusual parishes, not to mention the Temple of all religions, which is located in Staroye Arakchino village, 10 km from Kazan. This complex combines 16 elements of different religions. This can come not only Orthodox, Catholics, Buddhists, Jews and Muslims, but also admirers of extinct religious movements, for example, drevneevreyskoe religion.

The Creator of this building – the architect-Ildar Khans. To build the temple it started when one day while meditating he saw an old man and told him to start digging in his yard the house of prayer. Khans followed the instruction. He also wanted to show to all people that God is one and there is no point in arguing about religious beliefs. By the way, that the design of the building was attended by Svetoslav Roerich, the son of artist Nicholas Roerich.In Moscow for eight years has built more than 60 churches© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Bogodeeva in fotobanka the most unusual parishes, not to mention the Temple of all religions, which is located in Staroye Arakchino village, 10 km from Kazan. This complex combines 16 elements of different religions. This can come not only Orthodox, Catholics, Buddhists, Jews and Muslims, but also admirers of extinct religious movements, for example, drevneevreyskoe religion.

The Creator of this building – the architect-Ildar Khans. To build the temple it started when one day while meditating he saw an old man and told him to start digging in his yard the house of prayer. Khans followed the instruction. He also wanted to show to all people that God is one and there is no point in arguing about religious beliefs. By the way, that the design of the building was attended by Svetoslav Roerich, the son of artist Nicholas Roerich. /

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