Shrine
A shrine (Latin: scrinium "case or chest for books or papers"; Old French: escrin "box or case") is a holy or sacred place, which is dedicated to a specific deity, ancestor, hero, martyr, saint, d...
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Sacred caves
Sacred caves and peak sanctuaries are characteristic holy places of ancient Minoan Crete. Most scholars agree that sacred caves were used by the Minoans for religious rites. While all peak sanctuaries...
Sacred grove
A sacred grove or sacred woods are any grove of trees of special religious importance to a particular culture. Sacred groves were most prominent in the Ancient Near East and prehistoric Europe, but fe...
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Sacred mountains
Sacred mountains are central to certain religions and are the subjects of many legends. For many, the most symbolic aspect of a mountain is the peak because it is believed that it is closest to heaven...
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Hall of fame
A hall of fame is a structure housing memorials to famous or illustrious individuals usually chosen by a group of electors. The meaning of "Fame" has changed over the years, originally meaning "renown...
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Shinto shrine
A Shinto shrine (神社, jinja, archaic: shinsha, meaning: "place of the god") is a structure whose main purpose is to house ("enshrine") one or more Shinto (神道, Shintō) kami. Its most im...
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Bab al-Saghir
Bāb Saghīr (Arabic: باب الصغير‎), also called "Goristan-e-Ghariban", is an ancient cemetery and street in Damascus, Syria, with tombs on either side of the road. It is located in the Dimashq...
Otabisho
Otabisho (御旅所, lit. "the trip place") is a facility that serves as the temporary destination or midway resting point of a kami (more accurately the mikoshi) in the middle of its ritual procession....
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Sunanda Devi
Sunanda Devi (Hindi: सुनन्दा देवी) previously known as Nanda Devi East is the lower one of the two adjacent peaks of the highest mountain in Uttarakhand and second highest mountain in India, the o...
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Devils Tower
Devils Tower (Lakota: Matȟó Thípila ("Bear Lodge") or Ptehé Ǧí ("Brown Buffalo Horn") (Arapaho: Wox Niiinon ) is an igneous intrusion or laccolith in the Bear Lodge Mountains (part of the Black Hills)...
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Brahmaputra River
The Brahmaputra /ˌbrɑːməˈpuːtrə/ [brɔmmɔput̪rɔ nɔd̪]; also called Tsangpo-Brahmaputra, is a trans-boundary river and one of the major rivers of Asia. Majuli is the Riverine island formed by River Brah...
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Nan'yō Shrine
The Nan'yō Shrine (南洋神社, Nan'yō-jinja) is a Shinto shrine located in the island of Koror, in Palau. The shrine was the ichinomiya of the Japanese-administered colonial government of the South ...
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Monserrate Sanctuary
Monserrate Sanctuary is a Catholic shrine in Bogotá, Colombia. The sanctuary was built between 1650 and 1657 and is 3,152 metres (10,341 ft) above sea level.
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Sarasvati River
The Sarasvati River (Sanskrit: सरस्वती नदी sárasvatī nadī) is one of the main Rigvedic rivers mentioned in the Rig Veda and later Vedic and post-Vedic texts. It plays an important role in Hinduism, si...
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Sanshin (deity)
Sansin (Korean: 산신) are the local gods of mountains in Korean mythology. They are often paired with a tiger. The Japanese equivalent is the yama-no-kami or yamagami.In Korea, every Buddhist temple...
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Cave of Santo Hermano Pedro
The Cave-Shrine of Santo Hermano Pedro, is a cave-shrine dedicated to Peter of Saint Joseph Betancur (Canary first saint). Located in the municipality of Granadilla de Abona, near El Medano on the sou...
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Tomb of Samuel
The Tomb of Samuel (Arabic: النبي صموئيل‎, translit. an-Nabi Samu'il or Nebi Samwil, Hebrew: קבר שמואל הנביא‎, translit. Kever Shmuel ha-Nevi;), is the traditional burial site of the b...
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Holy well
A holy well or sacred spring is a spring or other small body of water revered either in a Pagan or Christian context, often both. Holy wells were frequently pagan sacred sites that later became Chris...
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Triveni Sangam
In Hindu tradition Triveni Sangam is the "confluence" of three rivers. Sangama is the Sanskrit word for confluence. The point of confluence is a sacred place for Hindus. A bath here is said to flush ...
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