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10 Amazing Bell Towers From Around The World

I previously wrote on the most famous Clock Towers in the world, so it only make sense to write on Bell Towers as well. Some of those bell towers (or campaniles or belfries) are cathedral bell towers, and some are standalone towers. What they all have in common? They are all tall, old, and definitely worth the long climb, or elevator ride up to...

10 Most Amazing Medieval Cathedrals In Europe

After composing the lists of the most famous churches in the world, the tallest churches and the most unique churches, it’s time to list the 10 most famous, beautiful and altogether celebrated medieval cathedrals in Europe. These cathedral have are built in the Gothic architecture style. I already wrote on some of those cathedrals in...

10 Best Attractions In Jerusalem

Jerusalem is one of the oldest cities in the world and certainly one of the most sacred places in the world to the three major religions: Christianity, Judaism and Islam. The old city of Jerusalem is protected by city walls that date back to the 16th century, when Jerusalem was under the regime of the Ottoman empire. These walls were built over...

10 Tallest Church Buildings In The World

I wrote on the most famous churches and most unique churches from around the world, and it’s time to list the tallest churches in history. Not surprising, the 10 tallest church buildings in the world are almost exclusively from Europe: 9 out of the 10 are European, and the other is from Africa. Another interesting fact is that out of the 10...

10 Most Unique Churches In The World

We brought you before the list of the 10 Most Famous Churches In The World. Now we bring you the list of the most unique churches. Churches with unusual designs, shapes and other special characteristics, that might not be very famous, but they are very unique and worth mentioning 1. Hallgrimskirkja, Reykjavik, Iceland – A Lutheran parish...

10 Most Famous Jesus Statues In The World

1. Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – The most famous statue of Jesus is also considered the largest Art Deco statue in the world. It is the 5th largest statue of Jesus in the world with a height of 30 metres (98 ft) – not including its 8 metres (26 ft) pedestal. The statue’s arms stretch 28 metres (92 ft) wide. It is...

10 Most Famous Churches In The World

1. Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain – A large Roman Catholic church in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, designed by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí (1852–1926). Construction began in 1882 and it is incomplete till today. Although incomplete, the church is a UNESCO World Heritage Site   2. Saint Basil’s Cathedral, Moscow, Russia...

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