Show/HideSearch Criteria: All Waymarks [show search options]
Additional Settings: all dates
Show/HideCategories [hide category]
Wayside shrines
 allows ratings
Description:
A wayside shrines are type of small sacred monuments, in shape of stone column or build pillar with. It symbolize the column at which Christ was scourged.
Expanded Description:
A wayside shrines are type of small sacred monuments, in some sort of column or pillar with small shelter, placed by a road or pathway, sometimes at a crossroads, but often in the middle of an empty stretch of country road, or at the top of a hill. They symbolize the column at which Christ was scourged, therefore, they are often decorated with symbols associated with Christ's suffering as reprimand, crown of thorns nails and a hammer, pliers, spear, etc. They have been a feature of many cultures, especially European Catholic areas. This type of monument has many names in local languages – e.g. Bildstock, Marterl, Helgenstöckli, Schöpflöffel or Wegstock in German, Boží muka in Czech, Božia muka in Slovak, Koplytstulpis in Lithuanian language. They were built over a long period from the 14. to 20. century. In the 14. to 17. century, were mostly in the form of a sandstone, marble or granite pillar with lantern and a cross on. From the late Baroque period till present, more common type is brick or stone build structure with roof on triple-or square floor plan. However, in some areas (part of Germany, Lithuania) historic and even modern shrines were also made of wood.


The purpose of this WM category is not to document all different types of shrines, but more specifically the small Christian wayside shrines in the shape of a stone or wooden column or brick pillar (for examples see pictures below). We are looking only for a permanent structures, temporary shrines are excluded from this category.

A wayside shrines are not:

Outdoor altars – the purpose of wayside shrines is to remind passers-by the suffering of Christ, not to provide space for worship. They are typically at locations not suitable for religious service and not designed to accommodate clergy or praying believers.
Christian crosses
Statues as Pietas
Stations of the Cross
Wayside or village chapels, niche chapels

Source: wikipedia - en, wikipedia - cz and wikipedia - de





Authors of photographs: Noe1, Roman_Jaromer

Instructions for Posting a Wayside shrines Waymark:
1. Post at least one photograph of this wayside shrine.
2. Collect coordinates using your GPS for the listing.
3. Any related history to the Wayside Shrine should be included in the listing as well.
Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
Post at least one (own made) photograph of this wayside shrine.
Category Settings:
  • Waymarks can be added to this category
  • New waymarks of this category are reviewed by the category group prior to being published
  • Category is visible in the directory
Variables:
  • Year of creation
  • Material
  • Your rating
Show/HideWaymarks [hide waymarks]
Currently displaying Wayside shrines

sorted by:

 
Total Records: 749 Page: 1 of 30 prev<<<[12345678910]>>>next
Image for Boží muka - Nova Ves, Czech Republicview gallery
Log it!

Wayside shrinesBoží muka - Nova Ves, Czech Republic

in Wayside shrines

CS: zdená bozi muka // EN: brick wayside shrine

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 3/20/2017

last visited: never

Image for Boží muka - Nové Sady, Czech Republicview gallery
Log it!

Wayside shrinesBoží muka - Nové Sady, Czech Republic

in Wayside shrines

CS: zdená bozi muka // EN: brick wayside shrine

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

location: Kraj Vysocina, Czech Republic

date approved: 2/24/2017

last visited: never

Image for Boží muka - Osova, Czech Republicview gallery
Log it!

Wayside shrinesBoží muka - Osova, Czech Republic

in Wayside shrines

CS: zdená bozi muka // EN: brick wayside shrine

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

location: Kraj Vysocina, Czech Republic

date approved: 2/23/2017

last visited: never

Image for Boží muka - Olbramovice, Czech Republicview gallery
Log it!

Wayside shrinesBoží muka - Olbramovice, Czech Republic

in Wayside shrines

CS: kamenná boží muka // EN: stone wayside shrine

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 2/16/2017

last visited: never

Image for Boží muka - Svrkyne, CZview gallery
Log it!

Wayside shrinesBoží muka - Svrkyne, CZ

in Wayside shrines

CZ: Boží muka poblíž Svrkyne. // EN: Wayside shrines near Svrkyne.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member paldina

location: Stredocesky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 2/10/2017

last visited: never

Image for Boží muka - Brno, Czech Republicview gallery
Log it!

Wayside shrinesBoží muka - Brno, Czech Republic

in Wayside shrines

CS: zdená bozi muka // EN: brick wayside shrine

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 2/9/2017

last visited: never

Image for Boží muka - Lanzhot, Czech Republicview gallery
Log it!

Wayside shrinesBoží muka - Lanzhot, Czech Republic

in Wayside shrines

CS: zdená bozi muka // EN: brick wayside shrine

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 2/7/2017

last visited: never

Image for Boží muka - Letkovice, Czech Republicview gallery
Log it!

Wayside shrinesBoží muka - Letkovice, Czech Republic

in Wayside shrines

CS: zdená bozi muka // EN: brick wayside shrine

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 1/28/2017

last visited: never

Image for Boží muka - Kyjov, Czech Republicview gallery
Log it!

Wayside shrinesBoží muka - Kyjov, Czech Republic

in Wayside shrines

CS: zdená bozi muka // EN: brick wayside shrine

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 1/11/2017

last visited: never

Image for Boží muka - Žabcice, Czech Republicview gallery
Log it!

Wayside shrinesBoží muka - Žabcice, Czech Republic

in Wayside shrines

CS: zdená bozi muka // EN: brick wayside shrine

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 1/6/2017

last visited: never

Image for Boží muka - Uhercice, Czech Republicview gallery
Log it!

Wayside shrinesBoží muka - Uhercice, Czech Republic

in Wayside shrines

CS: zdená bozi muka // EN: brick wayside shrine

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 1/6/2017

last visited: never

Image for Boží muka - Uhercice, Czech Republicview gallery
Log it!

Wayside shrinesBoží muka - Uhercice, Czech Republic

in Wayside shrines

CS: zdená bozi muka // EN: brick wayside shrine

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 1/6/2017

last visited: never

Image for Stone Wayside Shrine - Loket, Czech Republicview gallery
Log it!

Wayside shrinesStone Wayside Shrine - Loket, Czech Republic

in Wayside shrines

Sandstone wayside shrine at St Wenceslaus' Church in town Loket (West Bohemia)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vraatja

location: Karlovarsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 12/22/2016

last visited: never

Image for Boží muka - Horní Vestonice, Czech Republicview gallery
Log it!

Wayside shrinesBoží muka - Horní Vestonice, Czech Republic

in Wayside shrines

CS: zdená bozi muka // EN: brick wayside shrine

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 12/17/2016

last visited: never

Image for Boží muka - Iván, Czech Republicview gallery
Log it!

Wayside shrinesBoží muka - Iván, Czech Republic

in Wayside shrines

CS: zdená bozi muka // EN: brick wayside shrine

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 12/17/2016

last visited: never

Image for Boží muka - Cucice, Czech Republicview gallery
Log it!

Wayside shrinesBoží muka - Cucice, Czech Republic

in Wayside shrines

CS: zdená bozi muka // EN: brick wayside shrine

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 12/13/2016

last visited: never

Image for Ss. Cyril and Methodius Wayside Shrine -- Granger TXview gallery
Log it!

Wayside shrinesSs. Cyril and Methodius Wayside Shrine -- Granger TX

in Wayside shrines

The simple wayside shrine at the Saints Cyril and Methodius Roman Catholic Church office in Granger, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 12/8/2016

last visited: 8/27/2016

Image for Brick wayside shrine - Drégelypalánk, Hungaryview gallery
Log it!

Wayside shrinesBrick wayside shrine - Drégelypalánk, Hungary

in Wayside shrines

Brick wayside shrine on crossroad above the village Drégelypalánk.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Nógrád, Hungary

date approved: 12/6/2016

last visited: never

Image for Brick wayside shrine - Stammersdorf, Austriaview gallery
Log it!

Wayside shrinesBrick wayside shrine - Stammersdorf, Austria

in Wayside shrines

Bricks wayside shrine in wineyards.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 12/6/2016

last visited: never

Image for Stone wayside shrine - Stammersdorf, Austriaview gallery
Log it!

Wayside shrinesStone wayside shrine - Stammersdorf, Austria

in Wayside shrines

Stone wayside shrine near the Katholische Kirche

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 12/6/2016

last visited: never

Image for Boží muka - Pustimer, Czech Republicview gallery
Log it!

Wayside shrinesBoží muka - Pustimer, Czech Republic

in Wayside shrines

CS: zdená bozi muka // EN: brick wayside shrine

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 12/1/2016

last visited: never

Image for Boží muka - Pustimer, Czech Republicview gallery
Log it!

Wayside shrinesBoží muka - Pustimer, Czech Republic

in Wayside shrines

CS: zdená bozi muka // EN: brick wayside shrine

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 12/1/2016

last visited: never

Image for Boží muka - Želec, Czech Republicview gallery
Log it!

Wayside shrinesBoží muka - Želec, Czech Republic

in Wayside shrines

CS: zdená bozi muka // EN: brick wayside shrine

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

location: Olomoucky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 11/27/2016

last visited: never

Image for Wayside shrine (Marterl) - Faak am See, Austriaview gallery
Log it!

Wayside shrinesWayside shrine (Marterl) - Faak am See, Austria

in Wayside shrines

Wayside shrine (Marterl) at a road near village Faaker am See near Klagenfurt.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vraatja

location: Kärnten, Austria

date approved: 11/23/2016

last visited: never

Image for Boží muka / Wayside shrine - Dolní Alberice (Krkonoše Mts., NE Bohemia)view gallery
Log it!

Wayside shrinesBoží muka / Wayside shrine - Dolní Alberice (Krkonoše Mts., NE Bohemia)

in Wayside shrines

This interesting stone wayside shrine from the beginning of the 19th century is located close to touristic path in meadows above Dolni Alberice village in eastern part of Krkonoše Mountains.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Kralovehradecky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 11/17/2016

last visited: never

Total Records: 749 Page: 1 of 30 prev<<<[12345678910]>>>next
Premium Member Downloads: download.GPX Lite File       download.LOC File       download .KML File (Google Earth)