In the northern hills of San Ramon in the Cordillera Central, Costa Rica lies the scenic town of Zarcero. One of the main attractions of Zarcero is the Iglesia de San Rafael (built in 1895), a stunning church both inside and out. Those who appreciate beautiful landmarks must see its gorgeous religious paintings, graceful archways and colorful stained-glass windows.
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Stained Glass at Metropolitan Cathedral San Jose
The Metropolitan Cathedral of San Jose was built in 1802 and has been the seat of the Catholic people of the city since. The large neoclassical church features a mix of stained-glass works.
Wilmington Trinity Episcopal Church
Trinity Episcopal Church, Wilmington, Delaware was built in the 1880s. It is a traditional English Gothic structure that features beautiful stained glass windows. The exterior walls are made of rough, dressed Avondale stone, and the church has a high, steeped roof. The church’s tower and spire were added in 1925. Twelve bronze bells in the tower chime the hour.
Charlotte – A Theater from a Church
The pride of Spirit Square is the 730-seat McGlohon Theater, named in honor of the late legendary jazz pianist Loonis McGlohon of Charlotte. With beautiful stained glass windows and a cupola, this space served as the First Baptist Church sanctuary for many years. The theater has been carefully restored to preserve and enhance its unique architectural details.
Jefferson Hotel Opulence
Inside the Jefferson Hotel (Richmond, Virginia), there is a creative (i.e., assortment and range of architectural styles) approach. Every room is awash in light from stained glass windows and surfaces are cloaked in deep colors. The hotel’s two-tiered, 36-step grand staircase is said to have inspired the staircase sequence in the film Gone With The Wind.
In addition to the Golden Altar at Iglesia San Jose (the Church of San Jose) in Casco Viejo, Panama City, it also has some very nice stained glass windows.
This one is dedicated to Saint Rita of Cascia, the Patron Saint of Lost Causes.
and this one to Saint Augustine of Hippo.
A Colorful Stained Glass Window
Another beautiful stained glass window at the Corning Museum of Glass
Stained Glass at Corning
The beauty of stained glass at Corning Museum of Art
Flower Designs in Stained Glass
Spotted a window with interesting flower designs on stained glass …
Designs in Stained Glass
Beautiful stained glass windows grace this church in Florence Italy
Stained Glass Entrance
A restaurant in Munich welcomes guests underneath an attractive stained glass doorway