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The end of the alleyway in my previous post opens up into a small square when one of many small hidden churches can be found. The Square of Fraternity is also know as the Rok market. The church was built at the end of the sixteenth century and is dedicated to St. Roch.

He went on [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Dec 2nd 2015

14 Comments CherryPie on Sep 1st 2015

Let us walk through the archway at the end of the street I showed in my previous post and see  what we see…

6 Comments CherryPie on Jul 10th 2015

8 Comments CherryPie on Aug 23rd 2013

Following on from the windmills our next port of call was the Jerusalem Church (Jeruzalemkark).

The striking Jeruzalemkerk was built between 1428 and 1465 and is a curious combination of Byzantine and Gothic styles. It was built by the Adornes family, originally merchants from Genoa, who had travelled on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem and were [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jan 5th 2011

After the visit to the Abbey we had a cup of coffee in the tea rooms nearby, they are just behind me as I took the first photograph. The tea room was complete with permanent Christian images and icons and a temporary Halloween display, which was both interesting and incongruous.

4 Comments CherryPie on Nov 17th 2010

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