Domes

Significant domed buildings

The connection belongs to Constructions connections.

Connected Sites


Aachen Cathedral: domed octagon design
Bagerhat: has nearly sixty big domes
Bahá’i Holy Places: Golden dome in Haifa
Boyana Church: "The oldest Boyana Church, the so-called East or First Church, was designed and used as a chapel. It had a typical Greek cross plan with a dome, and a concealed internal cross without free-standing support and without a narthex."
Centennial Hall: 65m Reinforced concrete. Largest dome in world between 1913-30
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus: Octagonal central dome
Fasil Ghebbi: Castle has egg-shaped domed roof
Florence: Santa Maria del fiore 42/5m - Europe's 1st double dome 1436
Hospicio Cabañas: dome of the chapel
Istanbul: 31.5m. Worlds 1st "Pendentive dome" AD 543
Karlskrona: Trinity Church includes a domed rotunda (wiki)
Kizhi Pogost: the 22-domed Transfiguration Church
Kremlin and Red Square: St. Basil Cathedral's colurful domes and Golden domes inside Kremlin
Masjed-e Jâme': two extraordinary domes (AB ev)
Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi: 18.2m, largestever built in Central Asia 1389
Medieval Monuments in Kosovo: Gracanica is a five-dome building
Mycenae and Tiryns: Mycenae, Treasury of Atreus - 14.6m 1300 BC
Nubian Monuments: The Concrete Dome of the Reconstructed Temples
Old City of Jerusalem: Dome of the Rock- 20.37m AD 691
Petäjävesi Old Church : octagonal dome
Rome: Pantheon - 43.4m Unreinforced concrete - Largest dome in world between 128-1881
Safi al-Din Ensemble in Ardabil : Several of the tombs
Salzburg: Central dome of the Cathedral
Sanchi: Great Stupa
Santa Ana de los Rios de Cuenca: New Cathedral has 3 blue domes
Sassanid Archaeological Landscape: Sarvestan Palace among others
Sceilg Mhichíl: Domed houses
Selimiye Mosque: single great dome
Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple: Seokguram Grotto - "The basic layout consists of a rectangular antechamber, a main rotunda, and a corridor connecting the two. This is an unprecedented construction technique by which a domed ceiling for the main rotunda and an entrance corridor were created with more than 360 stone slabs." - AB Document
Soltaniyeh: Mausoleum of Il-khan Öljeitü or Dome of Soltaniyeh
St. Petersburg: St. Isaac's Cathedral, built 1842, with a cast iron dome nearly 26 meters wide.
Studley Royal Park: St. Mary's Church has an inner dome
Taj Mahal: White marble dome
Thessalonika: Rotunda
Tombs of Buganda Kings: Muzibu Azaala Mpanga
Valletta: Our Lady's of the Carmel Church
Vatican City: St Peter's Basilica - 42.3m 1593
Venice and its Lagoon: five domes of the St. Mark's basilica
Vienna: Karlskirche, Secession
Wachau Cultural Landscape: Melk Abbey: great dome
Würzburg Residence: stair-house

Suggestions?

Do you know of another WHS we could connect to Domes?

Send it to me!

A connection should:

  1. Not be "self evident"
  2. Link at least 3 different sites
  3. Not duplicate or merely subdivide the "Category" assignment already identified on this site.
  4. Add some knowledge or insight (whether significant or trivial!) about WHS for the users of this site
  5. Be explained, with reference to a source