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10th century in architecture

See also: 9th century in architecture, 1000s in architecture and the architecture timeline.

Buildings

  • 900-910 – Construction of Phnom Bakheng, the center of the Khmer Empire capital Yasodharapura.
  • 908 – Monastery of the Mother of God (Lips Monastery) inaugurated in Constantinople.
  • c. 910 – Construction of the Governor's Palace in the Maya city of Uxmal.
  • 910 – Souillac Abbey founded.
  • 913 – Minden Cathedral founded.
  • 936 – Gndevank monastery founded in Armenia.
  • 938 – St Martin's Church, Tours fortified.
  • 953 – East Mebon consecrated in Angkor.
  • 941–942 – Kaminarimon, the eight-pillared gate to the Sensō-ji Buddhist temple in Tokyo, Japan, is erected in its original location.
  • 945 – Palace of Medina Azahara first occupied as the new capital of the Emirate of Córdoba (begun c. 936; construction continues until c. 961).
  • 946 – Clermont-Ferrand Cathedral in the Auvergne consecrated.
  • c. 950–1050 – St Nicholas' Church, Worth, England first built.
  • c. 960–969 – Convent church of St. Cyriakus, Gernrode in the Marca Geronis constructed.
  • 961 – Tiger Hill Pagoda (雲岩斯塔, Yunyan Pagoda or Huqiu Tower) of Suzhou, China is completed (begun in 907).
  • 962 – Pre Rup temple built in Angkor.
  • 963 – Second abbey at Cluny begun.
  • 965 – Reconstruction of St. Maria im Kapitol, Cologne begun.
  • 967 – Tribhuvanamahesvara (Great Lord of the Threefold World) temple (modern name Banteay Srei) consecrated in the Khmer Empire.
  • 968 – Construction of Baksei Chamkrong in the Khmer Empire.
  • c. 970
  • Muktesvara deula in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, completed.
  • Palace temple of Phimeanakas in Angkor constructed.
  • Tower nave of All Saints' Church, Earls Barton, England, built.
  • 972 – Construction of al-Azhar Mosque, Cairo complete.
  • 973 – Foundation of Cairo, capital of Fatimid Egypt.
  • 974 – Construction of Saint-Michel-de-Cuxa, Catalonia complete.
  • 975 – Mainz Cathedral begun.
  • 977 – Longhua Pagoda (龍華寺塔) in Shanghai, China is begun.
  • 980 – St. Pantaleon's Church, Cologne built (the notable Westwork dates back to this period).
  • 980s – Saint-Pierre-de-Jumièges constructed.
  • 987 – Last enlargement campaign on the Great Mosque of Cordoba in the Emirate of Córdoba, bringing the monument close to its modern-day aspect.
  • 990s – Notre-Dame de la Basse-Œuvre, Beauvais constructed.
  • 999 – Bab-al-Mardum Mosque built in Toledo, Emirate of Cordoba.
  • Date Unknown
  • Church of the Theotokos in Hosios Loukas, Byzantine Greece.
  • Dormition of the Theotokos Church, Labovë e Kryqit, Albania
  • Khakhuli Monastery built in Tao.
  • References

    10th century in architecture Wikipedia


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