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Basilica of St. John Lateran. (public domain)

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Basilica of
St. John Lateran

Rome, Italy

Yamoussoukro Basilica

Ivory Coast

Bremen Cathedral

Bremen, Germany

Les Invalides - Church

Paris, France

This is the oldest of Rome’s four major basilicas and the official seat of the Pope. It is known as “Mother church of the whole world” among Catholics.

This Roman Catholic basilica is the pride of Yamoussoukro. It basilica is actually listed as the largest church in the whole world.

Bremen Cathedral is one of Bremen’s most known buildings. The Cathedral has a long and troublesome history.

The church of Les Invalides has a strong military background and lays hidden deep within the Les Invalides complex. The church is unlike any other church in France.

 

 

 

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Church of the Holy Spirit

Heidelberg, Germany

Cologne Cathedral

Cologne, Germany

Mont Saint Michel

Basse Normandie, France

Strasbourg Cathedral

Strasbourg, France

The Church of the Holy Spirit is Heidelberg’s most famous church. The church is of the very first things one notices when entering Heidelberg.

Cologne Cathedral is one of the world’s largest churches. The Cathedral has been classified as an “exceptional work of human creative genius” by UNESCO.

Mont Saint Michel is one of the most remarkable examples of medieval architecture in the whole world. Together with its surroundings, Mont Saint Michel is simply breathtaking.

Strasbourg Cathedral is a large cathedral, widely known as one of the most beautiful gothic cathedrals in whole Europe.

 

 

 

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Bordeuax Cathedral

Bordeaux, France

Ulm Minster

Ulm, Germany

Thomaskirche

Leipzig, Germany

Frauenkirche

Dresden, Germany

Many rate Bordeaux Cathedral as the number one landmark of Bordeaux. The magnificent structure is one of the best examples of the medieval gothic architecture in France.

Ulm Minster is a beautiful old church located in central Ulm. The church can boast about being the tallest church in the whole world.

Thomaskirche is an old church in Leipzig. The church has strong musical traditions and has strong conncetions to the composer Bach.

Frauenkirche is one of the most stunning churches in whole Germany. It has a very unique exterior due to its troublesome history.

 

 

 

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Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis

St. Louis, US

Catacombs of
San Sebastiano

Rome, Italy

Catacombs of
San Callisto

Rome, Italy

Protestant Cemetery

Rome, Italy

The Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis is one of the city’s most stunning building, containing one of the world’s largest mosaic.

The Catacombs of San Sebastiano is an ancient underground christian burial site. The site also includes the basiica which was built on top of the catacombs.

The Catacombs of San Callisto is the most sacred and important of all the Roman catacombs. The catacboms is a must visit for anyone interested in Roman and religious history.

It is hard to think of another urban site so wonderfully peaceful. The cemetery's many tall cypress tress together with abundant flowers creates a green shelter where one can escape the city.

 

 

 

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Piazza dei Miracoli

Pisa, Italy

Camposanto

Pisa, Italy

Pisa Cathedral

Pisa, Italy

Pisa Baptistery

Pisa, Italy

Piazza dei Miracoli is known as “The Square of Miracles.” Rightfully so, as it is highly regarded as one of the most beautiful squares in the whole world.

Many claim that this walled cemetery is one of the most beautiful in the world. After having visited it, it’s hard to argue against such a claim.

Pisa Cathedral is one of Italy's most stunning cathedrals. The cathedral is famous for its interior decoration, including several medieval works of art.

At a mighty 107 meters in circumference, Pisa Baptistery is the largest baptistery in whole Italy. It is known for its perfect acoustics.

 

 

 

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The Leaning Tower of Pisa

Pisa, Italy

Church of
Domine Quo Vadis

Rome, Italy

St. Peter's Basilica

Vatican City, Italy

Sacré Coeur Basilica

Paris, France

This tower is not only known for its beautiful looks, but mainly for its heavy tilt. It is one of the heaviest leaning towers in the world – and for sure the most famous one.

Church of Domine Quo Vadis is a small church where St Peter is said to have met Jesus. A site of great religious importance.

Many rate St. Peter’s Basilica and as the most beautiful building ever made. For centuries, this basilica has been the center for the Catholic faith and it is regarded as one of the holiest Christian sites of all.

Standing on the hill of Montmartre, the Sacré-Coeur Basilica looks out over the beautiful city and has become one of Paris’s most characteristic landmarks.

 

 

 

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Notre Dame
de Paris

Paris, France

Saint Jacques Tower

Paris, France

Milan Cathedral

Milan, Italy

Pantheon

Rome, Italy

Notre Dame de Paris is the most famous French cathedral and one of the very finest examples in world of French Gothic architecture.

The 52m high Saint Jacques Tower is one of the many examples in Paris of excellent late Gothic architecture. It is a popular place for a stroll.

Milan Cathedral is considered the most important work of gothic architecture in whole Italy. The cathedral is also known for its extremely long construction time.

Pantheon is one of the best preserved buildings from ancient Rome. The buidling is regarded as one of the greatest spiritual buildings in the world.

 

 

 

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Sagrada Familia

Barcelona, Spain

Cathedral of
Santa Eulalia

Barcelona, Spain

 

 

Many say that if you only have time to visit one site in Barcelona, the Sagrada Familia should be it. It is easy to understand why when looking at it, even though it is still under construction.

The cathedral is one of the most stunning buildings in Barcelona. The cathedral hosts serveral stunnig chapels and is known for its extra special courtyard.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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