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Glastonbury Tor - Glastonbury, England

Glastonbury Tor, England Glastonbury Tor is a conical hill in Glastonbury, England, which is topped by a 14th-century church tower. Rich in legend and mythological associations, Glastonbury Tor may have been a place of ancient ritual and it was certainly a place of pilgrimage for Catholics in medieval times. Today, it is a popular destination for visiting tourists, Grail theorists, ley-line enthusiasts, and those who make the climb to enjoy its sweeping view of Somerset countryside.

Mont Saint-Michel, France Harry Potter fans and medieval buffs will surely appreciate the castlelike Norman Benedictine Abbey of St. Medieval Town, Medieval Castle, Medieval Times, Le Mont St Michel, Visit France, Cultural Experience, Just Dream, Back Road, Travel Memories

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 Amazing cathedral for such a small and relatively undistinguished town. Gothic Cathedral, Take Me To Church, Church Architecture, British History, Pilgrimage, Old World, Barcelona Cathedral, Worship, Medieval

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Medieval Skull Clasp, made in it was designed for the road: it concerns a portable Book of Hours (or prayer book) that was carried around by a pilgrim on his religious pilgrimage. The clasp. Old Books, Antique Books, Vintage Books, Medieval Books, Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Life, Medieval Art, Illuminated Manuscript, Quentin Blake

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Medieval skull clasp You are looking at a tiny book, no larger than an iPhone. Made c. 1500, it was designed for the road: it concerns a portable Book of Hours (or prayer book) that was carried around...

Canterbury Pilgrims - Eight words that reveal the sexism at the heart of the English language David Shariatmadari Jig Saw, Chaucer Canterbury Tales, Everyday Feminism, Courtier, Negative Attitude, Language And Literature, Pilgrimage, The Guardian, English Language

Europe's first pilgrims' way could reopen

The ancient road on which pilgrims travelled from Canterbury to Rome could soon become a vibrant thoroughfare again.

The labyrinth is a symbol of the twists and turns of life; a walking meditation. A labyrinth walk can be a brilliant journey to better self-awareness. Labyrinth Walk, Labyrinth Garden, Arte Alien, Walking Meditation, Meditation Music, Labrynth, Sabbats, Best Self, Sacred Geometry

The use of the labyrinth as a spiritual tool became popular during the time of the Crusades when conflict in the Holy Land prevented medieval Christians from making their required pilgrimage to Jerusalem. Church leaders designated seven great European cathedrals as pilgrimage sites and installed labyrinth patterns (technically, unicursal paths) on the floor of several of them. By following the path, pilgrims could make a symbolic journey to Jerusalem, with the center of the labyrinth…

Cordes sur ciel, pretty medievel village but the walk to the top can be difficult! Beautiful Places In The World, Places Around The World, Around The Worlds, Albigensian Crusade, France, Place Of Worship, Pilgrimage, Provence, Grand Canyon

Cordes-sur-Ciel

Monuments, musées, sites naturels, villages à flanc de falaises... Voici les lieux français à côté desquels vous ne pouvez pas passer.

Manouche Gypsy José Lafleur carrying the Gypsy banner, stands in the surf, sounded by guardians. Santa Sara, Cultural Beliefs, Sainte Marie, Gypsy Life, My Heritage, Our Lady, Trip Advisor, Native American, Surfing

The guardians are traditional protectors at the Gypsy pilgrimage in Saintes Maries-de-la-Mer in the south of France. Thousands of Gypsies join the pilgrimage every year from all over Europe. For hundreds of years Gypsies have revered Saint Sara e Kali. The statue of Saint Sara is carried from the medieval church to the sea. Photo by Nigel Dickinson.

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Conques, ancien sanctuaire dans l'Aveyron

Conques, ancient sanctuary in the Aveyron. Medieval Conques was an important sanctuary at this time because the city was supposed to house the relics of Sainte-Foy. It is one of the important steps on the hiking & pilgrimage trail leading to Saint-Jacques de Compostela.

Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim is the largest medieval building in Scandinavia a. Cousins, Medieval, Norway Viking, Future Travel, Pilgrimage, Amazing Architecture, Trip Planning, Barcelona Cathedral, Castle

Nidaros Cathedral - Trondheim, Norway

Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim is the largest medieval building in Scandinavia and the most important church in Norway. Since its foundation in 1066 it has been an important pilgrimage destination, thanks to its relics of St. Olav, a Norwegian king and national hero. My Dad's relatives are buried here. Someday I will visit...

Moselle River, Tottenham On its way through Tottenham Cemetery. Old London, North London, Lost River, Traditional Stories, Spring Nature, London Underground, London Photos, Pilgrimage, Garden Bridge

Muswell Hill. N10. The name Muswell is believed to come from a natural spring or well (the "Mossy Well"), said to have miraculous properties. The traditional story tells that a Scottish king was cured of disease after drinking the water. The area became a place of pilgrimage for healing during medieval times. The River Moselle, which has its source in Muswell Hill, derives its name from this district; it was originally known as the Mosa or Mosella.

The Grotte de la St Baume - this mystical cave with all its transformational energy and sacred water is where the Magdalene is said to have done water initiations and to have passed the last years of her life and written her memoirs. Tours France, France Info, Maria Magdalena, Saint Maximin, Local Legends, Les Religions, French Countryside, Chapelle, France Travel

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NZ 791 Landranger St HIlda's Well and church, Hinderwell, N. The church is C. but built on Saxon and medieval foundations. Hilda is said to have private retreats here, and it has been a site of pilgrimage ever since. Historic Houses, Pilgrimage, Wells, Yorkshire, My Dream, Castles, Britain, Medieval, Buildings

St HIlda's Well and church, Hinderwell, N. Yorkshire. The church is 18th C. but built on Saxon and medieval foundations. St. Hilda is said to have private retreats here, and it has been a site of pilgrimage ever since.

St Patrick’s Purgatory, Lough Derg, is a unique pilgrimage site in a small lake in County Donegal, Ireland Ireland Vacation, Ireland Travel, Aerial Images, Thing 1, Secret Places, Donegal, Our Lady, Pilgrim, Places Around The World

Sanctuary of St Patrick, Lough Derg -

Pilgrimage season begins; St. Patrick’s Purgatory, Lough Derg, Ireland; June 1; St. Patrick fasted here for 40 days; a pilgrimage center from medieval times, and still extremely popular; exercises last 3 days, with partial fasting; the only modern pilgrimage conducted as in medieval times.

A medieval fortified gate and tower-house at Our Lady's Island, Co. They were probably constructed by the Augustinian cannons, when they established a foundation at this well known pilgrimage site in the century. Welsh Castles, Tower House, 15th Century, Pilgrimage, Archaeology, City Photo, Medieval, Ireland, Places To Visit

A medieval fortified gate and tower-house at Our Lady's Island, Co. Wexford. They were probably constructed by the Augustinian cannons, when they established a foundation at this well known pilgrimage site in the mid-15th century.