Religious sites connected to fishermen

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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