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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
Dambana ng Kagitingan Memorial Cross Philippines Pilar, Bataan 14.6058464 120.5087274 95 m 1970
observation deck in crossarm
Cruz del Tercer Milenio Chile Coquimbo -29.952048 -71.347530 92 m 2001
observation deck in crossarm
Radio Relay Tower of Radio Vatican Transmission Center Vatican Santa Maria di Galeria 42.0441298778 12.3222774267 78 m 1957 Cross-shaped radio tower
Cross of All Nations Lebanon Jounieh 33.9652146 35.8138418 73.8 m 2010
Skopje Millenium Cross North Macedonia Skopje 41.964994 21.394372 66 m 2011
Great Cross USA Jacksonville, Florida 29.9042789 -81.3135266 63.4 m 1966
El Glorioso Cristo de Chiapas Mexico Copoya, Municipio de Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas 16.7176 -93.121 62 m 2011
Haughton Cross USA Haughton, Louisiana 32.554724 -93.622539 60.65 m 2009
Cross at First Baptist Church of Central Florida USA Orlando, Florida 28.548272 -81.506951 60.65 m 2008
The Cross at the Crossroads USA Effingham, Illinois 39.107602 -88.571203 60.35 m 2001
Cross of Hope Lebanon Ijdabra 34.2491731 35.7010201 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 35.2098038 -101.1234949 57.91 m 1955
Skopje Aerodrom Cross Macedonia Skopje 41.977664 21.464592 56.5 m 2014
Basílica de la Virgen del Camino Cross Spain León 42.5784 -5.63998083 53 m 1961
Meskel Cross Ethiopia Mekelle 13.495427 39.488144 52 m 2017
Sagemont Church Cross USA Houston, Texas 29.5996555 -95.2198899 51.82 m 2009
Artsakh Cross Azerbaijan Dashushen 50 m 2017
Edmond Cross USA Edmond, Oklahoma 35.6497844 -97.4224877 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 50.780112 16.211561 45 m 2000
Gora Qabaristan Cross Pakistan Karachi 24.8561 67.0498 42.7 m 2015
La Cruz de La Capilla Ecuménica de La Paz Mexico Acapulco, Guerrero 16.822722 -99.855992 42 m 1970
Monument to the Fallen Shipyard Workers of 1970 Poland Gdansk 54.3605263 18.6490351 42 m
3 crosses
Góra Liwocz Sanktuarium Poland Brzyska 49.813284 21.351323 41 m
Chapel with 18 metres high cross on the tower, also used for radio transmission
Pilgerkreuz Veitsch Austria Veitsch 47.5832817 15.4908493 40.70 m 2004
observation deck in crossarm
Danube Park Papal Cross Austria Vienna 48.2392518 16.4087248 40 m 1983
Păun Trinitas Cross Romania Păun 47.1004938473 27.6655912399 40 m 2006
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
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
double cross, observation deck on the top
Cruz del Ávila Venezuela Caracas 10.5250544 -66.8852380 37 m 1982
Limanowski Cross Poland Limanowa 49.718916 20.440613 37 m 1999
Caraiman Peak Heroes Cross Romania Buşteni 45.415993 25.497465 36 m 1928
Dublin Papal Cross Ireland Dublin 53.356648829 -6.32906546 35.36 m 1979
Hrobacza Łąka Cross Poland Bielsko-Biała 49.822710268 19.16505664587 35 m 2002
Romanian People's Salvation Cross Moldova Nisporeni 47.069618 28.200751 35 m 2011
Watchman Cross USA Ponce, Puerto Rico 18.019242 -66.6199994 34 m 1984
Bald Knob Cross USA Alto Pass, Illinois 37.55195224 -89.346379190 33.83 m 1963
Catfish House Giant Cross USA Florence, Missouri 32.160798 -90.127203 33.53 m 2015
Lake City Cross USA Lake City, South Carolina 33.889095 -79.755529 33.53 m 2016
Hum Hill Millenium Cross Bosnia and Herzegovina Mostar 43.329521 17.806944 33 m 2002
Artashavan Holy Cross Armenia Artashavan 40.413655 44.380233 33 m
Wilcy Las Millenium Cross Poland Wilcy Las 51.268507 15.755585 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 37.738353 -122.454783 31.39 m 1934
Mount Royal Cross Canada Montreal 45.508860 -73.587936 31.4 m 1924
Piatra Fântânele Cross Romania Bistriţa 47.2397217 25.0110519 31 m
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
Perchiu Hill Hero Cross Romania Onesti 46.263458 26.753715 30 m 1999 broadcasting tower
Golgota Beskidów Cross Poland Radziechowy 49.6389923 19.117970 30 m 2001
Iwierzyce Millenium Cross Poland Iwierzyce 50.038784 21.720707 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 36.957471 -89.092442 28.96 m 1999
El Cristo Roto Mexico San José de Gracia, Aguascalientes 22.139036 -102.431256 28 m 2006
Kreuzberg Cross Germany Bischofsheim 50.370126 9.980360 27 m 2014
Mount Mic Hero Cross Romania Poiana Mărului 45.364801 22.468941 27 m 2004
Junaluska Cross USA Lake Junaluska, North Carolina 35.528226 -82.96824 7.62 m 1922

Planned projects

  • Cross of Blaszki, Poland, 100 m [1]
  • Constantine the Great Cross, Serbia, 80 m, abandoned[1]
  • Kraljevo Cross, Kraljevo, Serbia, 33.5 m, planned[2]

References

  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.

See also

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