AACHEN, GERMANY: AACHEN CATHEDRAL & CHARLEMAGNE 

“Aachen Cathedral (German: Aachener Dom), known in English as the Cathedral of Aix-la-Chapelle, is a Roman Catholic Church. It is the oldest cathedral in northern Europe and was constructed by order of the Emperor Charlemagne, who was buried there after his death in 814. Groundbreaking occurred in 796.” wiki

31aug16. Aachen, Germany.

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CUSCO (Former Inca Empire)

Plaza de Armas
Plaza de Armas
La Catedral De Cuzco
La Catedral De Cuzco
The Statue of Cristo Blanco (White Christ)
The Statue of Cristo Blanco (White Christ)

Built in 1945 by Christian Palestinians who were seeking refuge in Cuzco. This is their gift of gratitude to the town of Cuzco.

Cuzco Before a Rainstorm
Cuzco Before a Rainstorm
Tucked Away in a Courtyard off of Calle Marques
Tucked Away in a Courtyard off of Calle Marques
View of Cuzco from Qoricancha
View of Cuzco from Qoricancha

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All pictures taken: OCT12. Cusco, Peru. (Canon 550D, Canon Lens EF 18-135mm)

LA CATEDRAL DEL CUZCO

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The most important religious monument in the Plaza de Armas in Cuzco, Peru. Its photo was taken from a cafe balcony overlooking the square. Parts of this magnificent cathedral were begun in 1539. Completion occurred around 1664.
19OCT12. Cuzco, Peru. (iPAD, Instagram Sutro Aspect)