Tag: Church

Old churches can be beautiful. That’s true even if you, like me, are non-theistic. Europe is overrun with beautiful old churches. In the old sections of old European cities, you usually can’t walk more than a few blocks without serendipitously passing a majestic church.

If you go to Europe and don’t visit an old church, then what the heck is wrong with you. Really. Take in the grandeur. If you’re going to spend all of that time and money to visit Europe (assuming you don’t already live there) without marveling over a church or two then you didn’t get full value from your time and money.

Polignano A Mare

Bari is interesting and, in parts, quite picturesque. So it’s worthy of a visit on its own, but it’s also a great place from which...

Victor Emmanuel and 3 Churches

The Victor Emmanuel Monument wasn’t in my original thinking for this afternoon. My tentative plan was to visit two or possibly three churches and then...

5 Churches and some Forums

When I left the Capitoline Museums after lunch the steady rain of the morning turned to intermittent rain in the afternoon. But it was still...

Zagreb Walking Tour, Plus

After yesterday’s less-than-stellar introduction to Zagreb, I feel much better about the city now. As I mentioned then, I booked a walking tour of Zagreb...