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Famous Byzantine Architecture Buildings

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List of famous buildings in the Byzantine architecture movement, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of Byzantine architecture buildings, structures and monuments includes information like what city the structure is in, and when it was first opened to the public. There are a lot of historic Byzantine architecture structures around the world, so why not save some money and check them out here without having to pay for travel? These popular Byzantine architecture buildings attract visitors from all over the world, so if you're ever near them you should definitely pay them a visit. Examples of items on this list include Saint Basil's Cathedral and Basilica of the Sacré Cœur.

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    Arnolfini

    The Arnolfini is an international arts centre and gallery in Bristol, England. It has a programme of contemporary art exhibitions, artist's performance, music and dance events, poetry and book readings, talks, lectures and cinema. There is also a specialist art bookshop and a café bar. Educational activities are undertaken and experimental digital media work supported by online resources. A number of festivals are regularly hosted by the gallery. Arnolfini is funded by Bristol City Council and Arts Council England, with some corporate and individual supporters. The gallery was founded in 1961 by Jeremy Rees, and was originally located in Clifton. In the 1970s it moved to Queen Square,... more on Wikipedia
    • Opened: Jan 01 1836
    • Architect: Richard Shackleton Pope
    • Created By: Richard Shackleton Pope
    • Style: Byzantine architecture
    • Building Function: Art Gallery
  • The Australian War Memorial is Australia's national memorial to the members of its armed forces and supporting organisations who have died or participated in the wars of the Commonwealth of Australia. The memorial includes an extensive national military museum. The Australian War Memorial was opened in 1941, and is widely regarded as one of the most significant memorials of its type in the world. The Memorial is located in Australia's capital, Canberra. It is the north terminus of the city's ceremonial land axis, which stretches from Parliament House on Capital Hill along a line passing through the summit of the cone-shaped Mount Ainslie to the northeast. No continuous roadway links the two... more on Wikipedia
    • Opened: Nov 11 1941
    • Architect: John Crust, Emil Sodersten
    • Created By: John Crust, Emil Sodersten
    • Style: Art Deco, Byzantine architecture
  • The Basilica of San Lorenzo Maggiore is an important place of catholic worship located in Milan, within the ring of canals, originally built in Roman times and subsequently rebuilt several times over a number of centuries. Located close to the mediaeval Ticino gate, it is one of the oldest churches in Milan. It is near the city park called Basilicas Park, which includes both the Basilica of San Lorenzo and the Basilica of Sant'Eustorgio, as well as the Roman Colonne di San Lorenzo.... more on Wikipedia
    • Style: Renaissance architecture, Byzantine architecture
    • Building Function: Basilica
  • The Basilica of San Vitale is a church in Ravenna, Italy, and one of the most important examples of early Christian Byzantine art and architecture in western Europe. The building is styled an "ecclesiastical basilica" in the Roman Catholic Church, though it is not of architectural basilica form. It is one of eight Ravenna structures inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.... more on Wikipedia
    • Style: Byzantine architecture
    • Building Function: Church