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Religious sites connected to fishermen

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Connected Sites

  • Fertö/Neusiedlersee: Fischerkirche in Rust, dedicated to the fishermen from Rust  Link
  • Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine: Ebisu Shrines at Okidomari and Tomogaura (part of Iwami Ginzan) are dedicated to Ebisu, Shinto God of fishermen.
  • Macao: A-ma Temple was built by fishermen
  • Old City of Acre: Al-Bahri Mosque
  • Schokland: Schokland's church was a main church of this once fishery community
  • Stralsund and Wismar: Wismar's St. Nicholas Church was once the church of the fishermen, sailors and travelers.
  • Vatican City: St. Peters's Basilica - Saint Peter was a fisherman from Galilee Link
  • Vienna: Maria am Gestade, "traditionally used by sailors on the Danube" Link

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