Monumental crosses

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This is a list of notable monumental crosses.

Name Country Town Coordinates Height Year of completion Picture Remarks
Cruz de los Caídos Spain San Lorenzo de El Escorial 40.641800 -4.155596 150 m 1956 Valle de los caidos by forcy-cruz frontal vertical.jpg
Mount Samat National Shrine Cross Philippines Balanga 14.605846436 120.50872743 95 m 1970 Mt Samat.jpg observation deck in crossarm
Cruz del Tercer Milenio Chille Coquimbo -29.952048 -71.347530 92 m 2001 Cruz del tercer milenio.JPG observation deck in crossarm
Radio Relay Tower of Radio Vatican Transmission Centre Vatican Santa Maria di Galeria 42.0441298778 12.3222774267 78 m 1957 Cross-shaped radio tower
Cross of All Nations Lebanon Jounieh 33.9652146282 35.81384181 73.8 m 2010
Skopje Millenium Cross Macedonia Skopje 41.964994 21.394371986 66 m 2011 Милениумски крст на Водно крај Скопје.JPG
Great Cross USA Jacksonville, Florida 29.9042788944 -81.31352663 63.4 m 1966
Haughton Cross USA Haughton, Louisiana 32.554724 -93.622539 60.65 m 2009 199 foot cross in Louisiana.jpg
The Cross at the Crossroads USA Effingham, Illinois 39.107602 -88.571203 60.35 m 2001 The World's Largest Cross In Effingham Illinois.jpg
Cross of Hope Lebanon Ijdabra 34.24917315896 35.70102006 60 m High-rise building in shape of a double cross with a church in one arm
Cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ USA Groom, Texas 35.209803826 -101.1234949529 57.91 m 1955 Groom-Texas.jpg
Skopje Aerodrom Cross Macedonia Skopje 41.977664 21.464592 56.5 m 2014
Meskel Cross Ethiopia Mekelle 13.495427 39.488144 52 m 2017 ET Mekele asv2018-01 img18 Choma Cross.jpg
Sagemont Church Cross USA Houston, Texas 29.5996554648 -95.219889879 51.82 m 2009
Artsakh Cross Azerbaijan Dashushen 50 m 2017
Edmond Cross USA Edmond, Oklahoma 35.6497844 -97.42248769 49.7 m 1996
Third Millenium Cross Poland Dębica 50.0156403 21.57605007 47 m 2006 observation deck on the structure
Chełmiec Millenium Cross Poland Boguszów-Gorce 50.7801124489 16.2115609645 45 m 2000 Krzyż na Chełmcu, Góry Wałbrzyskie (Hochwald-Kreuz).jpg
Gora Qabaristan Cross Pakistan Karachi 24.8561 67.0498 42.7 m 2015
Monument to the Fallen Shipyard Workers of 1970 Poland Gdansk 54.3605263 18.6490351 42 m Monument to the fallen Shipyard workers of 1970.JPG 3 crosses
Góra Liwocz Sanktuarium Poland Brzyska 49.813284 21.351323 41 m Liwocz Sanktuarium Chrystusowego Krzyza 22.04.09 p.jpg Chapel with 18 metres high cross on the tower, also used for radio transmission
Pilgerkreuz Veitsch Austria Veitsch 47.583281694 15.4908493068 40.70 m 2004 Pilgerkreuz Veitsch Nachtansicht.jpg observation deck in crossarm
Păun Trinitas Cross Romania Păun 47.1004938473 27.6655912399 40 m 2006 Antena Trinitas din Paun2.jpg broadcasting tower
Ujazd Millenium Cross Poland Ujazd 49.8025499 21.40171855688 40 m 2002
Kobayat Cross Lebanon Kobayat 34.559023781 36.2768206 40 m 2013
Cross of Chillán Cathedral Chille Chillán -36.6065409415 -72.102150321 39 m 1950 Catedral de Chillán.jpg
Gardendale Baptist Church Cross USA Gardendale, Alabama 33.664572 -86.830581 38.1 m 2010
Joseph Cross Germany Stolberg 51.580574 11.005624 38 m 1896 Josephskreuz.jpg double cross, observation deck on the top
Limanowski Cross Poland Limanowa 49.7189164845 20.440613329 37 m 1999 Miejska Góra a1 (Limanowa).jpg
Caraiman Peak Heroes Cross Romania Buşteni 45.415993 25.497465 36 m 1928 Sinaia Omul Cross.jpg
Dublin Papal Cross Ireland Dublin 53.356648829 -6.32906546 35.36 m 1979 Deer by papal cross.jpg
Hrobacza Łąka Cross Poland Bielsko-Biała 49.822710268 19.16505664587 35 m 2002 Hrobaczakrzyz.JPG
Romanian People's Salvation Cross Moldova Nisporeni 35 m 2011
Watchman Cross USA Ponce, Puerto Rico 18.019242 -66.6199994 34 m 1984 Cruzeta El Vigia.JPG
Croce de Papa Italy Cevo 46.080357 10.363530 34 m 1998 collapsed on April 21st, 2014, whereby one person was killed
Bald Knob Cross USA Alto Pass, Illinois 37.55195224 -89.346379190 33.83 m 1963
Catfish House Giant Cross USA Florence, Missouri 32.160797677 -90.127203527 33.53 m 2015
Artashavan Holy Cross Armenia Artashavan 40.413655 44.380233 33 m
Wilcy Las Millenium Cross Poland Wilcy Las 51.268507224 15.7555854 32 m 2000
Starej Wsi Millenium Cross Poland Stara Wies 49.907724189 19.122878129 31.5 m 2000
Mount Davidson Cross USA San Francisco, California 37.738353395 -122.45478272 31.39 m 1934 Mount Davidson cross.jpg
Mount Royal Cross Canada Montreal 45.508860 -73.587936 31.4 m 1924 Montreal - QC - Gipfelkreuz Mont Real.jpg
Piatra Fântânele Cross Romania Bistriţa 47.239721738 25.011051893 31 m Manastirea Nasterea Maicii Domnului din Piatra Fantanele, judetul Bistrita-Nasaud2.JPG
Caryville Cross USA Caryville, Tennessee 36.374491 -84.240211 30.94 m 2003
Ballinger Cross USA Ballinger, Texas 31.7237343574 -99.9322441 30.48 m 1993
Pro-Life Millenium Cross Canada Aberdeen, Saskatchwan 52.38949015 -106.1579528 30.48 m 2005
Kreuzberg Cross Germany Bischofsheim 50.370126024 9.9803602695 30 m 2014 Kreuzberg (Rhön) - Gipfelkreuz - 2016.jpg
Golgota Beskidów Cross Poland Radziechowy 49.63899276 19.11796964 30 m 2001 Krzyż Milenijny na Matysce podczas koncertu Józefa Skrzeka i zespołu góralskiego Grojcowianie.jpg
Iwierzyce Millenium Cross Poland Iwierzyce 50.0387847 21.720706554 30 m
Jakob Cross Austria Sankt Jakob in Haus 47.484348 12.581269 29.6 m 2014 double cross, observation decks in and on crossarms and on the top
Fort Jefferson Memorial Cross USA Wickliffe, Kentucky 36.95747089 -89.09244239 28.96 m 1999 CityParkCrossWickliffeKY.jpg

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References[edit]

  1. ^ M. Ristović. "Niš: Vinik osta pusto brdo | Srbija". Novosti.rs. Retrieved 2018-02-18. 
  2. ^ "Krst od 100.000 evra biće podignut iznad Kraljeva". B92.net. 2015-07-28. Retrieved 2018-02-18. 

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