The Most Beautiful Churches And Cathedrals Around The World

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It’s Easter! For the occasion, let’s make a tour of the most beautiful Christian buildings around the world. Whether you are Christian or not, anyone would agree that these edifices are among the most impressive in the world.

Milan Cathedral – Milan, Italy

1386, completed in 1965 • Roman Catholic


St. Peter’s Basilica – Vatican city, Holy See

1506, completed in 1626 • Roman Catholic


The Church of Hallgrímur – Reykjavík, Iceland

1945, completed in 1986 • Lutheran


Washington National Cathedral – Washington DC

1907, completed in 1990 • Episcopal


Sagrada Família – Barcelona, Spain

1882, not yet completed • Roman Catholic


Kizhi Pogost – Lake Onega, Russia

Built in the 17th-18th century • Cultural building today. Yes, it was built exclusively of wood…


Our Lady of reims – Reims, France

1211, completed in 1275 • Roman Catholic


Cathedral of Brasília – Brasília, Brazil

1958, completed in 1970 • Roman Catholic


SACRÉ-CœuR Basillica – Paris, France

1875, completed in 1914 • Roman Catholic


St Basil’s Cathedral – Moscow, Russia

1555, completed in 1561 • Russian Orthodox


Chapel of the Holy Cross – sedona, Arizona, USA

1956 • Roman Catholic


St Mark’s Basilica – Venice, Italy

978, completed in 1092 • Roman Catholic


Winchester Cathedral – Winchester, England, UK

1079, completed in 1525 • Church of England


Notre-Dame de Paris – Paris,  France

1163, completed in 1345 • Roman Catholic


Santa Maria del Fiore – Florence, Italy

1296, completed in 1436 • Roman Catholic


Las Lajas Sanctuary – Ipiales, Colombia

1916, completed in 1949 • Roman Catholic


St Patrick’s Cathedral – New York City, New York, USA

1858, completed in 1878 • Roman Catholic


St Paul’s Cathedral – London, England, UK

1675, completed in 1710 • Church of England


Some are even more beautiful inside…

The Pilgrimage Church of Wies – Steingaden, Germany

Late 1740s • Roman Catholic


St. Peter and St Paul’s Church – Vilnius, Lithuania

1668, completed in 1701 • Roman Catholic


St. Charles’s Church – Vienna, Austria

1716, completed in 1737 • Roman Catholic


St. Stephen’s Basilica – Budapest, Hungary

1851, completed in 1906 • Roman Catholic


Basilica of the Virgin Mary – Krakow, Poland

Completed in 1347 • Roman Catholic


St. Francis Xavier Church – New York City, New York, USA

Completed in 1851 • Roman Catholic


St. Aloysius Church – Glasgow, Scotland, UK

1868, completed in 1910 • Roman Catholic


Notre-Dame Basilica – Montreal, Quebec, Canada

1823, completed in 1829 • Roman Catholic

If you have any suggestion of other magnificent churches, cathedrals of basilicas, please let us know in the comments below! 

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