London, South Kensington & Knightsbridge, The Brompton Oratory
Cologne Cathedral, Germany. Crazy to think that when this was built, there was no CAD, no modern construction equipment. Everything was done by hand, and by people. If that doesn't make you appreciate classical/gothic architecture, I don't know what will.
Altar St. Louis Cathedral - Inside, the aroma of ancient brick masonry greets the visitor. One thinks at once of an old French monastery, although stone is nowhere. The darkened entry gives way to a bright interior with painted surfaces everywhere. The eye is drawn to the great high Rococo altar, where gilded and fluted columns of the Corinthian order support a busy entablature. Two rows of wooden columns divide the church into nave and side aisles, with a mute upper gallery where
The Best Day Trips from Venice
Giotto's gorgeous frescoes are like an early Sistine Chapel in Padova