Great churches, cathedrals and mosques: church architecture, European churches
A comprehensive list of websites
American churches *
Polish cathedral style in North America.
‘Top Ten’ New York Church Designs
Church Architecture Glossary
A glossary of terms relating to internal features and furnishings in church buildings.
Baroque churches *
Santa Maria della Salute, Venice.
Santa Maria della Salute, Venice
Byzantine church and monastic architecture *
Byzantine sacred architecture.
Wikipedia list of entries and websites.
Cathedrals, basilicas *
Coventry Cathedral, Death and Resurrection
A series of pages from Know Britain exploring the symbolism of the cathedral.
Churches and Monasteries
Photos and information on structures in the Mecklenburg, Vorpommern region of Germany.
Directories of church terms *
English Gothic *
Gothic churches and cathedrals *
Mapping Gothic France
A project by Columbia University and Vassar College with a database of images, 360° panoramas, texts, charts and historical maps.
Modernist church architecture *
Roots of Modernist Church Architecture
An article by Adoremus Bulletin Duncan Stroik, professor of architecture at Notre Dame University.
Modernist Church Architecture
Notre Dame du Haut
Great Buildings Online
Islamic Architecture Tutorial
An on-line tutorial on the architecture of the Ottoman Empire, and other buildings with great significance in Islam, organized on a timeline.
Tore Kjeilen explains the significance of the mosque to Muslims, its history, development and use.
Mosque of Amr Ibn El-As
An illustrated history and description of the oldest mosque in Egypt, founded in 642 AD and rebuilt several times subsequently.
Orthodox church architecture *
The Orthodox monasteries of Bucovina, noted for their exterior murals, and the timber churches of Maramures, with their wall paintings. Includes photographs, location maps and illustrations showing layout.
Romanesque churches *
Cathedrals in Europe