Thursday, November 24, 2016

PT RR - Group 37 * Churches

More cards from a RR in portuguese.
Óscar sent me a view of Geneva's Old Tower with the city's cathedral and Ana, a card from Paris with Sacré-Coeur Basilica.

Photo: Christophe et Viviane Blatt
The St. Pierre Cathedral is a cathedral in Geneva, Switzerland, today belonging to the Reformed Protestant Church of Geneva. It is known as the adopted home church of John Calvin, one of the leaders of the Protestant Reformation. Inside the church is a wooden chair used by Calvin. - in: wikipedia

Photo: Frank Godard
The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris, commonly known as Sacré-Cœur Basilica is a Roman Catholic church and minor basilica, dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, in Paris. A popular landmark, the basilica is located at the summit of the butte Montmartre, the highest point in the city. 
The Sacré-Cœur Basilica was designed by Paul Abadie. Construction began in 1875 and was finished in 1914. It was consecrated after the end of World War I in 1919. - in: wikipedia

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