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Coutances Cathedral

Coutances Cathedral is a Gothic-style Roman Catholic cathedral located in the town of Coutances in Normandy, France. It is the seat of the Bishop of Coutances and Avranches. At 80 meters or 295 feet tall, the cathedral is a striking fixture in the town and can be seen as far away as the Island of

Canterbury Cathedral

Canterbury Cathedral is an impressive medieval cathedral located in Canterbury, Kent. It is one of the most famous and oldest Christian cathedrals in England. It is also the home of the Archbishop of Canterbury, the leader of the Church of England. It is also considered as a part of a World Heritage site. Canterbury Cathedral

Siena Cathedral

Siena Cathedral is a medieval church located in Siena, Italy. It is one of the most fascinating churches in the city and also in the whole of Italy. The Roman Catholic Church is dedicated to Holy Mary, Our Lady of the Assumption. The design exudes influences from elements of Classical, French Gothic, and Tuscan Romanesque

Florence Cathedral

Florence Cathedral is a Gothic style cathedral located in Florence, Italy. It is the mother church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Florence. It is also considered as the city’s main church. Also known by the name Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore, which means “Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower” in English, the

Rila Monastery

The Rila Monastery is considered as the largest and the most famous Eastern Orthodox monastery located in the Rila mountains in Bulgaria. Also known as Monastery of Saint Ivan of Rila, it is considered as Bulgaria’s most important architectural and cultural monument. Named as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Rila Monastery has become a

Sao Paulo Cathedral

Sao Paulo Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in Sao Paulo, Brazil. It is also known as the Sao Paulo See Metropolitan Cathedral, the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of the city. It is known for its Neo-Gothic style of construction, which took about four decades to complete. It is also considered as

Washington National Cathedral

The Washington National Cathedral is an Episcopal cathedral located in Washington, D.C. Also known by its official name Cathedral Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul in the City and Diocese of Washington,  It is also considered as the fourth tallest structure in Washington D.C. Washington National Cathedral History Plans for the construction of the

Salt Lake Temple

Salt Lake Temple is an imposing temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints located in Salt Lake City, Utah. It is the largest and the most well-known of the temples built by the church. It was the sixth temple completed of the over 130 temples and took around 40 years to complete.

Glasgow Cathedral

Glasgow Cathedral is the head church of the Diocese of Glasgow. It is located north of High Street and east of Cathedral Street, right beside the Glasgow Royal Infirmary and right in the heart of Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city. It is also called as the High Kirk of Glasgow, St. Kentigern’s or St. Mungo’s Cathedral.

Basilica Of The Sacred Heart Of Paris

The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris is a Roman Catholic Church located in Paris, France. Also known by its French name, the Basilique du Sacre Coeur, this church is also a minor basilica and is dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. It is a notable landmark in Paris, being located at the