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Identifies religious buildings that are, or have been, called a cathedral.
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A cathedral is simply a church that contains a cathedra, the seat or throne of a bishop. As a building it need not be large, impressive or ancient, nor of any particular style. It is usually situated in a city.
Cathedrals were usually built as such. They tend, though not always, to be demonstrations of the power and grandeur of the Church in that area.

Cathedrals are usually for Christian worship and may be know in different countries by different names Duomo, Dom, La Seo,Se, Minster, Munster

Sometimes the old title of Cathedral bestowed on a church remains even though the “cathedra” has been moved elsewhere. Antwerp Cathedral would be an example of this. This has been called a proto-cathedral and is permissible in this group as the Term cathedral remains and it is well known as such.

The primary requirement is that the church is, or was known as a cathedral ( including words used in other languages) and is used for formal religious worship. If you have any question about the suitability of any particular location for this category, please contact a group member.
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NAME: Name the Cathedral – St Mary’s, St Michaels etc - and the City it is in.
COORDINATES: provide GPS coordinates to a sensible point of the building.
PHOTOGRAPHS: At least 2 personally taken photographs of the building. Multiple photographs are encouraged to give a good impression of the building
DESCRIPTION: Provide as good a description of the building as possible.
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2.Provide at least one original photograph – no need to include your GPS in the picture
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CathedralsCathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception - Castries, Saint Lucia

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The Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception is located on Micoud Street in Derek Walcott Square, Castries, Saint Lucia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Saint Lucia

date approved: 3/10/2015

last visited: never

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CathedralsCathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption, CHUR, Switzerland

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(The Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption (German: Kathedrale St. Mariä Himmelfahrt) is the Roman Catholic cathedral of the diocese of Chur in Switzerland. The episcopal palace of the bishop of Chur is beside the church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member HIPE

location: Graubuenden (GR), Switzerland

date approved: 2/28/2015

last visited: 1/25/2015

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CathedralsCollégiale Saint-Martin - Colmar, Alsace, France

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The most imposing Gothic church in Middle Alsace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Alsace, France

date approved: 2/11/2015

last visited: never

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CathedralsChrist Church Cathedral - Nelson, New Zealand

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Christ Church Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral located on Church Hill (Pikimai) in Nelson, New Zealand.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 1/19/2015

last visited: 2/2/2015

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CathedralsKirdorfer Dom - Bad Homburg, Germany

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The "Kirdorfer Dom" is also called "Tanunsdom" or "St. Johanneskirche" - Der Kirdorfer Dom wird auch Taunusdom oder St. Johanneskirche genannt

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 4spring

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 12/28/2014

last visited: never

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CathedralsArundel Cathedral, Arundel, West Sussex, England

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The Arundel Cathedral is a Roman Catholic Cathedral.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/6/2014

last visited: never

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CathedralsCatedral Metropolitana / Metropolitan Cathedral (Buenos Aires)

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The Buenos Aires Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana de Buenos Aires), located in the city center in Plaza de Mayo, is the main Catholic church in Argentinian capital Buenos Aires.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Argentina

date approved: 12/1/2014

last visited: never

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CathedralsCattedrale di San Giusto - Trieste, Italy

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Trieste Cathedral (Italian: Cattedrale di San Giusto), dedicated to Saint Justus, is the cathedral and main church of Trieste, in northern Italy. It is the seat of the Bishop of Trieste.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Noe1

location: Friuli–Venezia Giulia, Italy

date approved: 11/29/2014

last visited: never

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CathedralsNotre-Dame Cathedral - Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

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The Notre-Dame Cathedral is located in the heart of Luxembourg City, Luxembourg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Luxembourg

date approved: 11/12/2014

last visited: 9/6/2014

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CathedralsBasilique-Cathédrale de Saint-Jean-Baptiste — Perpignan, France

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The Cathedral Basilica of Saint John the Baptist of Perpignan (French: Basilique-Cathédrale de Saint-Jean-Baptiste de Perpignan, Catalan: Catedral de Sant Joan Baptista de Perpinyà) is the seat of the Diocese of Perpignan-Elne

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member prussel

location: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

date approved: 11/7/2014

last visited: never

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CathedralsBerliner Dom - Berlin, Germany

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The current Berliner Dom (English: Berlin Cathedral) was constructed in 1905 in the Neo-Renaissance architectural style.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Berlin, Germany

date approved: 10/26/2014

last visited: 3/14/2015

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CathedralsFranzösischer Dom - Berlin, Germany

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The Französischer Dom (English: French Cathedral) was constructed during the 18th century in the neoclassical architectural style.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Berlin, Germany

date approved: 10/26/2014

last visited: 5/15/2014

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CathedralsSt. Martin's Cathedral - Eisenstadt, Austria

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The Roman Catholic cathedral dedicated to Saint Martin. It has been the seat of the Bishop of Eisenstadt since the creation of the diocese in 1960.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Noe1

location: Burgenland, Austria

date approved: 10/14/2014

last visited: never

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CathedralsCatedral de la Asunción de Jaén (Jaén Cathedral), Jaen, Spain

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One of the historical sites in Jaén

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Andalucía, Spain

date approved: 10/7/2014

last visited: never

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CathedralsCathédrale Saint-Pierre - Poitiers, France

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[FR] Elle a été construite à l'initiative d'Aliénor d'Aquitaine et d'Henri II Plantagenêt à partir de 1160 et consacrée en 1379. [EN] Its construction began in 1162 by Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine on the ruins of a Roman basilica.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 9/26/2014

last visited: never

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CathedralsVaduz Cathedral - Vaduz, Liechtenstein

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The Vaduz Cathedral is a Roman Catholic church that was constructed in 1874 in the a neo-Gothic architectural style.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Liechtenstein

date approved: 9/21/2014

last visited: never

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CathedralsSt. Paul's Pro Cathedral - Kamloops, BC

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The oldest part of this cathedral was built in 1888 as the headquarters of the Kamloops Missionary District, established in 1884. In 1924 the building was moved from Victoria Street and additions made.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/13/2014

last visited: never

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CathedralsCathedral of Saint Lawrence - Prague, Czech Republic

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The Cathedral of Saint Lawrence is located at the top of Petrin hill in Prague, Czech Republic. The oldest part of the church dates from 1135. The church is now used as a music and exhibition hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 9/10/2014

last visited: 3/19/2015

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CathedralsSacred Heart Cathedral - Kamloops, BC

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This Cathedral opened as a church in 1925, replacing the wood frame church which had burned down during Ash Wednesday service in 1919. In December of 1945, with the establishment of the Diocese of Kamloops, it was elevated to Cathedral status.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/31/2014

last visited: never

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CathedralsSt. Giles' Cathedral - Edinburgh, Scotland

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St Giles' Cathedral in Edinburgh, Scotland, dates from the 14th century and has a distinctive crown steeple. It was only a cathedral in the formal sense (i.e. the seat of a bishop) for two periods during the 17th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Southern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/31/2014

last visited: 5/28/2007

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CathedralsCathédrale Saint-Étienne d'Auxerre - France

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[FR] La cathédrale mérite une visite approfondie pour admirer le chœur, de la première moitié du XIIIe siècle. [EN] Auxerre Cathedral is known for its expansive stained glass windows.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Bourgogne, France

date approved: 8/21/2014

last visited: never

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CathedralsMagdeburger Dom - Magdeburg, Germany

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The Cathedral of Magdeburg (German: Magdeburger Dom), officially called the Cathedral of Saints Catherine and Maurice (German: Dom zu Magdeburg St. Mauritius und Katharina) is located in Magdeburg, Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany

date approved: 7/31/2014

last visited: 3/8/2015

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CathedralsMálaga Cathedral - Málaga, Spain

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Catedral de la Encarnación is located in the centre of Malaga's historic district. Due to its unfinished south tower, the cathedral is popularly known as La Manquita meaning "the One-Armed Lady".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Andalucía, Spain

date approved: 7/17/2014

last visited: 5/29/2004

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CathedralsBonner Münster - Bonn, Germany

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DE: Das Münster ist die katholische Hauptkirche von Bonn und liegt zentral in der Bonner Innenstadt. EN: The "Münster" is the catholic main church of Bonn and is located in the city centre of Bonn.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Narayan,

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 7/13/2014

last visited: 3/19/2015

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CathedralsCatholic Cathedral, Fira, Santorini Island

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The main Catholic church on Santorini is the Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, located in Fira.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Arne1

location: Greece

date approved: 7/8/2014

last visited: never

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