Spectacular Places Of Worship From Every Continent
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Spectacular Places Of Worship From Every Continent
There's something about a church's beauty and uniqueness of the architecture that makes it so anyone can admire.
Borgund Stave Church in Norway -  this is Norway's oldest timber building
Taktsang Palphug Monastery in Bhutan - This Buddhist sacred site hangs from a cliff about 3000 feet up and is also known as the Tiger’s Nest.
Monastery of Santa Maria Magdalena in Spain
Milan Cathedral in Italy -This Gothic cathedral is located on the main square of Milan and is the second largest Catholic cathedral in the world.
Church of the Assumption in Slovenia -  You must get their by boat and then climb the 99 stone stairs to reach the famous church and bell tower.
United States Air Force Academy Cadet Chapel in Colorado
Las Lajas Sanctuary in Colombia - This neo-Gothic style church is near the border with Ecuador and sits on a bridge 150 feet high over the river below.
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in the United Arab Emirates - It isn't called grand for nothing and the world's largest hand knotted carpet.
Paoay Church in the Philippines - This is one of the few remaining Baroque churches in the country and was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993.
Saint Patrick's Cathedral in Australia - Everyone knows the St. Patrick's in New York, but this is the tallest and largest church building in all of Australia.
Church of Saint Elizabeth in Slovakia - Know as the Blue Church for obvious reasons, pretty much everything is blue from pews to the roof.
Cardboard Cathedral in New Zealand -  It is made from almost 100 cardboard tubes and 8 shipping containers.
Basilica de Higuey in the Dominican Republic - This church is known for its representations of oranges, symbolic of the nearby orange grove where a vision of the Virgin Mary has become legend.
Saint Andrew's Church in Ukraine - The church is situated on a steep hill and has a wonderful view of Kiev.
Mount Popa Monastery in Myanmar - Sitting on top of a volcanic plug at almost 2500 feet above sea level, the monastery is accessible by climbing a flight of 777 steps.
Trinity Church in Antarctica - It is one of only 7 churches on Antarctica.
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