Match the Landmark to the Religion
The Sultan Ahmed Mosque is situated in Istanbul, Turkey. Which religion is it sacred to?
- This gorgeous location is also known as the Blue Mosque due to the hand-painted blue tiles that cover the inside of the building.
The Archbasilica of Saint John Lateran in Rome is a beautifully designed and decorated site where members of which religion congregate to pray and celebrate?
- This is the oldest church in Rome open to the public and the location where Catholic popes were enthroned until 1870, still remaining the church where the current Pope says an Easter Mass.
Many people flock to the Western Wall in Jerusalem, Israel, to show respect and reverence for their beliefs, especially which of the following religions?
- Theorized to have been built by Herod the Great, this massive wall is created from limestone and stretches over 60 feet high to the Dome of the Rock.
The Shrine of Baháu'lláh in Acre, Israel is a large complex and pilgrimage location for members of which religion?
- The founder of the Faith, Baháu'lláh, died at this location in 1892 and is buried at the site of the modern Shrine.
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem is the location where members of which religion believe Jesus was crucified and buried?
- Christians, including both Catholics and Protestants, make pilgrimages to Jerusalem and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre to view the location of Jesus' last moments.
The Golden Temple in Amritsar, India, is an impressive-looking spiritual site that is very sacred to which religion?
- Standing as a central location for Sikhs and spirituality, the temple is a place for peace, brotherhood, and equality.
The Ise Grand Shrine, in Ise, Japan, is dedicated to Amaterasu, the sun goddess of which religion?
- One of Shinto's holiest landmarks, the Ise Grand Shrine is dedicated to the sun goddess of the Shintoism religion.
India's Mahabodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and important to which religion?
- It is said that the Buddha reached enlightenment at this very temple.
Stonehenge is a fascinating location in England, sacred to which religion?
- This iconic stone structure was likely created by early Celtic pagans for ritual worship and ceremonies.
The Temple Mount, also known as the Dome of the Rock, is a holy location in Jerusalem, Israel. Which of the following religions view it as sacred to their beliefs?
- Jerusalem is home to many religions and their sacred monuments, including the Temple Mount.