The most beautiful churches around the world
The neo-Gothic Las Laras Sanctuary sits perched on a bridge spanning a deep river gorge in southern
Colombia -- one of South America's most dramatic churches. 34 years to construct
Notre-Dame Basillica of Montreal
Barcelona’s and Antoni Gaudi’s, LaSagrada Familia
Construction commenced in 1882. Estimated completion date: 2026
The soaring pillars and rainbow-hued stained glass windows of the Sagrada Familia’s interior.
Asis Church, Taos, N.M.
Cadet Chapel at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs.
The 150-foot tall Cadet Chapel......17 spires.
Chapel of the Holy Cross, Sedona, AZ.
Borgund Stave Church, Norway
Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Washington Island, Wis.
Duomo in Milan
Construction commenced 1386
Completed 1965 579 years
Greek island of Santorini
St. Vinzenz Church, Heiligenblut, Austria.
Sainte-Chapelle in Paris.
Saint Peter’s Basilica, Rome
Interior of Saint Peter’s.
St. Michaels Cathedral, Kiev, Ukraine
Cathedral-Basilica, New Orleans.
Church of Assumption, Bled Lake, Slovenia
Church of Our Savior, St. Petersburg, Russia.
St. Peter’s interior.
Chapel of the Rock, Estes Park, Colo.
Heddal Stave Church, Norway
St. Bartholoma, Lake Konigssee, Germany
Metropolitan Cathedral of Our Lady Aparecida, Brasilia,Brazil.
St. Basil’s, Moscow, Russia.
Collegiate Church of Notre-Dame, Dinant, Belgium
Lutheran Church of Hallgrimur, also known as Hallgrimskirkia, Iceland
Chapel of Thanksgiving in Dallas, TX.
Our Lady of Covadonga Cathedral, Spain.
Salisbury Cathedral, Britain
Construction: 1220 - 1320
Yosemite Valley Chapel, Yosemite National Park.
Nuestra Nenora de Gracia, Cuenca, Spain
Stowe Community Church, Stowe, Vermont
Santuario Dom Bosco, Brasilia, Brazil
Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, San Diego, CA.
Russian Orthodox Church of Mary Magdalene, Jerusalem.
Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes, Canela, Brazil.
St. Charles Cathedral, Vienna
pogost , or enclosure, of Kizhi in the Russian autonomous region of Karelia dates back to the 18th century and includes two wooden churches -- one with 22 wooden domes -- and a wooden clock tower."
The UNESCO-listed pogost, Kizhi, Russia.
Crystal Cathedral, Grove, CA.
Sacre-Coeur Basilica, Paris
Church of Panagia Paraportiani, Island of Mykonos
Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Moscow, Russia.
Basilica of the National Vow, Quito, Ecuador
Church of Dmitry on Blood, Uglich, Russia.
Memorial Temple of the Birth of Christ, Shipka, Bulgaria.
Saint-Michel d’Aiguilhe, Puy-en-Velay, Fran