Places Of Worship

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Places Of Worship

  1. 1. Places of Worship By Emily Cheng
  2. 2. Po Lin Monastery <ul><li>The Po Lin Monastery (Precious Lotus Zen Temple in Chinese), is located between the Lantau Peak and Lei Nak Shan. </li></ul><ul><li>It was built in 1906 by three Buddhist monks, Da Yue, Dun Xiu and Yue Ming. Arriving at Ngong Ping, they found a stretch of flat land, a perfect site for a monastery. </li></ul><ul><li>They built a small stone house, which soon flourished into a big hut. It was therefore known as the “Big Hut”. </li></ul>The Big Hut
  3. 3. Po Lin Monastery <ul><li>Today, Po Lin Monastery has grown into a full fledged temple, complete with the gigantic bronze statue of Buddha, the Tian Tan Buddha. </li></ul><ul><li>It is the biggest temple in Hong Kong and many people visit it daily. </li></ul>The Tian Tan Buddha
  4. 4. Canterbury Cathedral <ul><li>Canterbury Cathedral is one of the oldest and most well known cathedrals in England. </li></ul><ul><li>It was founded by St. Augustine, an abbot, in 597 AD. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1170, the archbishop Thomas Becket was murdered inside the cathedral. </li></ul>Canterbury Cathedral today
  5. 5. Canterbury Cathedral <ul><li>Canterbury Cathedral is a popular place for Christian pilgrims. It is a place where they believe is associated with St. Thomas Becket. </li></ul><ul><li>It is surrounded by many medieval buildings and ruins, Many parts of the original buildings have survived, including the water tower, the granary, bakery, and brewery. </li></ul>Inside the cathedral
  6. 6. Westminster Abbey <ul><li>Westminster Abbey was built over 1000 years ago, by Edward the Confessor. It began as a small stone abbey. </li></ul><ul><li>Benedictine monks were the first to come here in the middle of the tenth century, establishing the tradition of daily worship. </li></ul>Westminster Abbey
  7. 7. Westminster Abbey <ul><li>The Westminster Abbey is a traditional place of coronation and burial for English monarchs. </li></ul><ul><li>Isaac Newton; Jane Austen, Winston Churchill; Mary, Queen of Scots and Queen Elizabeth I were among the ones buried there. </li></ul>Inside Westminster Abbey
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