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Aachen Cathedral domed octagon design
Assisi The dome of the basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli (Nomination file, p. 6, 44)
Bagerhat has nearly sixty big domes
Bahá’i Holy Places Golden dome in Haifa
Bat, Al-Khutm and Al-Ayn Beehive tombs
Belfries The belfries of Amiens, Cambrai and Gravelines are topped by a dome.
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
Church of Atlántida The baptistery is an underground construction covered by a spherical dome of reinforced brick. On the top of the dome a cylindrical skylight lets the natural light fall on the baptismal font. (AB Ev)
El Escurial
Fasil Ghebbi Castle has egg-shaped domed roof
Florence Santa Maria del fiore 42/5m - Europe's 1st double dome 1436
Genbaku Dome
Great Spa Towns of Europe The dome of 1st Class Establishment in Vichy
Hospicio Cabañas dome of the chapel
Humayun's Tomb
Istanbul 31.5m. Worlds 1st "Pendentive dome" AD 543
Karlskrona Trinity Church includes a domed rotunda (wiki)
Kasbah of Algiers Several of the mosques in the Kasbah, like the Djamaa el Djedid and the Ketchaoua Mosque, have domes.
Kizhi Pogost the 22-domed Transfiguration Church
Kraków "The spread of the Renaissance style dome outside of Italy began with central Europe. Although there was often a stylistic delay of a century or two, Poland has a number of important examples, such as the Polish Sigismund's Chapel in Kraków (1517–1533)." (wiki)
Kremlin and Red Square St. Basil Cathedral's colurful domes and Golden domes inside Kremlin
Masjed-e Jâme' two extraordinary domes (AB ev)
Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt The onion domes of the Russian Chapel (Nomination file, p. 30)
Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi 18.2m, largestever built in Central Asia 1389
Medieval Monuments in Kosovo Gracanica is a five-dome building
Medina of Sousse • One notable structural feature is the small freestone dome located above the entrance porch. The circular dome rises from an octagonal base supported by squinches. This dome is the oldest of its kind in existence, and a precursor to the dome of the nearby Great Mosque of Kairouan (Archnet)
Medina of Tunis Tourbet el Bey: "The building is topped with domes, the main ones covered with green tortoiseshell-shaped tiles, and the facades are of ochre sandstone, decorated at regular intervals by pilasters and Italian-style entablatures in light-coloured stone."
Mexico City and Xochimilco The following is a list of the most important domes in the historic centre. Examples: • Palacio de Bellas Artes: by architect Ádamo Boari, at Juárez av. S/N. • Church and fmr. convent of San Francisco: At Francisco I. Madero #7. • Catedral Metropolitana de la Asunción de la Virgen Maria: neoclassical dome. At Plaza de la Constitución S/N. • La Profesa, Oratory of San Felipe Neri: at Isabel La Católica 21. Concluded in neoclassical style by Manuel Tolsá. • Temple and fmr. convent of the Carmen: at República de Nicaragua S/N. • Church of Santo Domingo: Belisario Rodríguez S/N. • Church of Santa Teresa la Antigua: above Capilla del Cristo. At Licenciado Verdad 8. • Church and Convent of Jesús María: at Jesús María 39. • Church of San Lorenzo Diácono y Mártir: at Belisario Domínguez 28. • Church of the Inmaculada Concepción: at Belisario Domínguez 3. • Temple and fmr. convent of Santa Inés: at Moneda 26. • Church of Nuestra Señora de Loreto: at San Ildefonso 80. • Church of San Bernardo: at 20 de noviembre 33. • Fmr. Temple of San Agustín: at República de El Salvador 76. • Palacio de la Autonomía de la UNAM: at Primo de Verdad 2.
Mycenae and Tiryns Mycenae, Treasury of Atreus - 14.6m 1300 BC
Nice The Orthodox Church of Saint Nicholas and Saint Alexandra is topped by a dome with eight oculi. The Orthodox Cathedral of Saint-Nicholas is also topped by onion domes. Other buildings also feature domes, e.g. Palais Lamartine, Grand Hôtel de Noailles, Hôtel Atlantic, Palais Martin, Hôtel Negresco. (Nomination file, p. 70, 94, 95, 109, 127, 128, 175)
Nubian Monuments The Concrete Dome of the Reconstructed Temples
Old City of Jerusalem Dome of the Rock- 20.37m AD 691
Padua’s fourteenth-century fresco cycles Cathedral of Padua and the Basilica of Saint Anthony of Padua
Paris, Banks of the Seine Les Invalides
Petäjävesi Old Church octagonal dome
Piazza del Duomo (Pisa) Domes of the cathedral and the baptistry
Ravenna The domes of the mausoleum of Galla Placidia, the Neonian Baptistry, the Arian Baptistry, the Basilica of San Vitale (AB Ev)
Rome Pantheon - 43.4m Unreinforced concrete - Largest dome in world between 128-1881
Royal Exhibition Building
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
Santiago de Compostela The "dome above the crossing contains the pulley mechanism to swing the "Botafumeiro", which is a famous thurible found in" the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral.
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
Siena Siena Cathedral: "The dome rises from a hexagonal base with supporting columns. The dome was completed in 1264." (wiki)
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
The trulli of Alberobello Domed houses
Thessalonika Rotunda
Tombs of Buganda Kings Muzibu Azaala Mpanga
Val di Noto Catania Cathedral, and Badia di Sant'Agata (Catania), Ragusa Cathedral, Cathedral of San Giorgio and Santa Maria dell'Itria (Ragusa)
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


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