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Crypt

Below is an illustrated index of the 6 Crypt profiled on Sacred Destinations so far. For photo credits, please see corresponding articles.



  • Bonn Münster
    Bonn, Germany
    Bonn's towering Romanesque basilica stands over an ancient shrine to the martyrs Cassius and Florentius.
  • Brixworth Church
    Brixworth, England
    All Saints Church, Brixworth is a Saxon church dating from the 7th century. It is the largest in England still standing from this period and has a number of interesting features.
  • Christ Church Cathedral
    Dublin, Ireland
    Founded in 1038 by a Dane and rebuilt in 1171 by a Norman, this Protestant cathedral was rebuilt in Victorian style in the 1870s.
  • St. Michan's Church
    Dublin, Ireland
    Originally founded by the Danes in 1075, this 17th-century parish church has some fine woodwork and a burial vault with well-preserved corpses on display.
  • Gloucester Cathedral
    Gloucester, England
    Founded in 1100 as a Norman abbey church, this cathedral has a huge medieval stained glass window and an elegant interior. Here William I ordered the Domesday Book and Harry Potter was filmed.
  • St-Irénée
    Lyon, France
    This modest church marks the burial place of the early Christian leader St. Irenaeus (125-202), Bishop of Lyon. His tomb was destroyed in the Reformation, but the crypt can still be seen.