Lincoln Cathedral, Lincolnshire, England Neville Stanikk Photography,  building started on the Cathedral in 1088

Lincoln Cathedral, Lincolnshire, England Neville Stanikk Photography, building started on the Cathedral in 1088

The flooded crypt at Winchester Cathedral, England.This low-vaulted stone crypt, which floods in rainy months, dates from the 11th century, the earliest phase of building the Cathedral, shown here with Antony Gormley’s life-size sculpture of a solitary man, Sound II, seen from a distance, between the massive vaults and their reflections. Photo by John Crook

The flooded crypt at Winchester Cathedral, England.This low-vaulted stone crypt, which floods in rainy months, dates from the 11th century, the earliest phase of building the Cathedral, shown here with Antony Gormley’s life-size sculpture of a solitary man, Sound II, seen from a distance, between the massive vaults and their reflections. Photo by John Crook

Gorgeous Liverpool Chinatown gate; walked by this every Sunday on the way to the cathedral! via Flickr by Pauho (Paul)

Gorgeous Liverpool Chinatown gate; walked by this every Sunday on the way to the cathedral! via Flickr by Pauho (Paul)

Southwark Cathedral, London, by Steve Thompson. (or The Cathedral and Collegiate Church of St Saviour and St Mary Overie) lies on the south bank of the River Thames close to London Bridge, it is the mother church of the Anglican Diocese of Southwark, and it has been a place of Christian worship for over 1,000 years. Built in 1106

Southwark Cathedral, London, by Steve Thompson. (or The Cathedral and Collegiate Church of St Saviour and St Mary Overie) lies on the south bank of the River Thames close to London Bridge, it is the mother church of the Anglican Diocese of Southwark, and it has been a place of Christian worship for over 1,000 years. Built in 1106

The cathedral in Salamanca (Spain) was constructed in 1102 and is therefore one of the oldest such constructions in the world. It features magnificent stone carvings on all its walls but one of them is a bit more special than the others. It bears the depiction of what appears to be a fully dressed astronaut in a space suit complete with details such as the sole of his shoes. Nobody knows how he got there or what a 20th century astronaut is doing on the walls of a 12th century religious…

The cathedral in Salamanca (Spain) was constructed in 1102 and is therefore one of the oldest such constructions in the world. It features magnificent stone carvings on all its walls but one of them is a bit more special than the others. It bears the depiction of what appears to be a fully dressed astronaut in a space suit complete with details such as the sole of his shoes. Nobody knows how he got there or what a 20th century astronaut is doing on the walls of a 12th century religious…

Nidaros Cathedral, Trondheim:  the rose window... my ancestors built this church.  It is the state church and coronation church of Norway.  I've spent hundreds of hours sitting quietly in this beautiful cathedral <3

Nidaros Cathedral, Trondheim: the rose window... my ancestors built this church. It is the state church and coronation church of Norway. I've spent hundreds of hours sitting quietly in this beautiful cathedral <3

This is St. Paul's cathedral. The cathedral was designed by Christopher Wren to be re-built after the Great Fire of London in 1666. Even if you are not particularly religious, you can still go and view the beauty of the cathedral.

This is St. Paul's cathedral. The cathedral was designed by Christopher Wren to be re-built after the Great Fire of London in 1666. Even if you are not particularly religious, you can still go and view the beauty of the cathedral.

Enjoy a relaxing riverside walk in Durham City admiring the spectacular views of the Cathedral and Castle.. (Credit Visit England)

Enjoy a relaxing riverside walk in Durham City admiring the spectacular views of the Cathedral and Castle.. (Credit Visit England)

dating from the 13th and 14th century, Gothic doorway of the cathedral in Sées, Normandy, France - Architectural drawing c1870

dating from the 13th and 14th century, Gothic doorway of the cathedral in Sées, Normandy, France - Architectural drawing c1870

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