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    • Places of Worship By Lizzy Brown 7M1
    • Hagia Sophia
      • The Hagia Sophia, a thousand years, the largest enclosed space in the world,
      • Still seen as one of the world’s most important architectural.
      • It is one of Turkey’s popular attractions, because of its size, architecture, mosaics and art.
      • For 916 years it was a church, then it became a mosque for 481 years, and since 1935 it has been a museum.
    • History of the Hagia Sophia
      • Nothing remains of the original Hagia Sophia, was built in the fourth century by Constantine the Great.
      • Constantine was first Christian emperor and founder of the city of Constantinople, which he called "the New Rome."
      • The Hagia Sophia was one of several great churches he built in important cities throughout his empire.
      • Following the destruction of Constantine's church, a 2 nd was built by his son Constantius and the emperor Theodosius the Great.
      • 2 nd church was burnt down during the Nika riots of 532, though parts have been found and can still be seen today.
    • At the western and eastern ends, the arched openings are extended out by semi-domes. The flat wall on each side of the interior (north and south) is called a tympanum, and each one has 12 large windows. Interior Design of the Hagia Sophia
      • It is the largest Buddha statue in the world!
      • It is 34 meters high and weighs 250 tonnes!
      • To reach the top you have to
      • climb 268 steps!
      Big Buddha Lantau Island
      • Constructed in 1990
      • Finished on December 29, 1993, (the birthday of Buddha).
      • $68 million.
      • Made out of 202 separate pieces of bronze.
      • strong steel inside support the heavy load and wind pressure.
      • Monks from around the world were invited ceremony.
      History of the Big Buddha
    •  
      • Collegiate Church of St Peter, Westminster
      • Gothic monastery
      • Coronation and burial Site for English monarchs.
      • Owned directly by the royal family.
      • Final resting place of seventeen monarchs.
      Westminster Abbey
      • Westminster Abbey has more than a thousand years of history. Monks first came to this site in the middle of the tenth century, establishing a tradition of daily worship which continues to this day.
      • Westminster Abbey, coronation church, 1066, is resting place for seventeen monarchs.
      • It has held weddings and funerals of most of the kings and queens of England.
      Westminster Abbey
      • History of the abbey started at around 1050.
      • King Edward The Confessor build an abbey.
      • Only a small part original built in 1065, survived.
      • The rest was built in 1245-1272, 1503-1512, 1745-1758 and the last part was built in the late 19 th century
      The History of Westminster Abbey
      • en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tian_Tan_Buddha
      • http://www.westminster-abbey.org/history-research /
      • http://www.westminster-abbey.org/history-research/a-brief-history/
      • http://www.teachenglishinasia.net/files/images/giant-buddha-hongkong.JPG
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