A church building, often simply called a church, is a building used for religious activities, particularly worship services. The term in its architectural sense is most often used by Christians to refer to their religious buildings; they can be used by other religions. In traditional Christian architecture, the church is often arranged in the shape of a Christian cross. When viewed from plan view the longest part of a cross is represented by the aisle and the junction of the cross is located at the altar area.

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    St. Leonard's Church, Zoutleeuw

    The Saint Leonard's Church in Zoutleeuw, Belgium, stands on the former site of a Romanesque chapel erected in 1125 by Benedictines from Vlierbeek Abbey near Leuven. Construction of the present church began around 1231, and additions continued into the 16th century.

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    St. Martin Fortified Church, Batovce

    St. Martin Fortified Church, Batovce in the Levice District in the Nitra Region of Slovakia. The church was built sometime in the first half of the 13th century (maybe a little bit later).

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    St. Mary's Cathedral (Hildesheim Cathedral), Hildesheim

    Hildesheim Cathedral, officially the Cathedral of the Assumption of Mary, is a medieval Catholic cathedral in Hildesheim, Germany, that has been on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list since 1985, together with the nearby St. Michael's Church.

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    St. Michael the Archangel Church, Turzansk

    Orthodox church of St. Michael the Archangel in Turzańsk - wooden church (in its history also served Greek Catholics and Roman Catholics), built between 1801-1803. Located on route Podkarpackie Wooden Architecture (route No. IV: Sanocko-Dukla). Object of UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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    St. Michael's Church, Hildesheim

    The Church of St. Michael is an early-Romanesque church in Hildesheim, Germany. It has been on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list since 1985. It is now a Lutheran church.

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    St. Naum Church

    The original Naum's church was dedicated to the St. Archangels Michael and Gabriel. The church was built on this site in 900 A.D. Present-day Saint Naum church originates from the period under the Turkish rule and it had been built on the foundations of the old Naum’s church.

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    St. Nicholas Naval Cathedral

    St. Nicholas Naval Cathedral is a major Baroque Orthodox cathedral in the western part of Central Saint Petersburg. It has always been closely associated with the Russian Navy, serving as its main shrine until the Russian Revolution.

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    St. Paraskeva Church, Kwiaton

    Orthodox Church of St. Paraskeva in Kwiaton (now the Church, since 1991, has also a second name – of Our Lady Queen) is considered to be the most beautiful, but also very typical of the western Lemkowszczyzna.

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    St. Peter's Church, Leuven

    Saint Peter's Church of Leuven, Belgium, is situated on the city's Grote Markt (main market square), right across the ornate Town Hall.

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    St. Procopius Basilica, Trebic

    St. Procopius Basilica is a Romanesque-Gothic Christian church in Trebic, Czech Republic. It was built on the site of the original Virgin Mary's Chapel of the Benedictine monastery in 1240–1280. It became a national cultural monument in 2002 as a part of the "monastery with St. Procopius church". The basilica together with the Jewish Quarter in Trebic were inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2003.

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    St. Rumbold's Cathedral, Mechelen

    St. Rumbold's Cathedral is the Belgian metropolitan archiepiscopal cathedral in Mechelen, dedicated to Saint Rumbold, Christian missionary and martyr who had founded an abbey nearby.

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    The Church of the Nativity of B.V.M., Nyzhniy Verbizh

    Wooden church of Nativity of Blessed Virgin Mary was built in 1788 (1808) and belongs to the well-preserved five-domed church of Hutsul style. The uniqueness of the church not only in the rare design but that in the old cemetery just meters from the curch buried master-carpenter who built it. Gregory Semeniuk at the time of completion of construction of the church was 102 years old!

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    Toledo Cathedral

    The Primate Cathedral of Saint Mary of Toledo is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Toledo, Spain. It is the seat of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Toledo.

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    Trinity Cathedral

    The Trinity Cathedral, sometimes called the Troitsky Cathedral, in Saint Petersburg, Russia, is a late example of the Empire style, built between 1828 and 1835 to a design by Vasily Stasov.

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    Urnes Stave Church

    Urnes Stave Church is a 12th-century stave church at Ornes, along the Lustrafjorden in the municipality of Luster in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. It sits on the eastern side of the fjord, directly across the fjord from the village of Solvorn and about 5 kilometres east of the village of Hafslo.

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    Westminster Abbey

    Westminster Abbey, formally titled the Collegiate Church of St Peter at Westminster, is a large, mainly Gothic abbey church in the City of Westminster, London, located just to the west of the Palace of Westminster.

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    Zvartnots Cathedral

    Zvartnots Cathedral is a 7th-century centrally planned aisled tetraconch type Armenian cathedral built by the order of Catholicos Nerses the Builder from 643-652. Now in ruins, it is located at the edge of the city of Vagharshapat (Etchmiadzin) in Armavir Province of Armenia.