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Sacred Sanctuaries: Five Eye-Catching Churches in Europe

SACRED SANCTUARIES Construction Status Legend : - Location Designer - Incomplete Five Eye-Catching Churches in Europe Architectural Style - - Complete Basílica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família Hagia Sophia 170m Barcelona, Spain Istanbul, Turkey Antoni Gaudí 55m Isidore of Miletus & Anthemius of Tralles Modernisme, Spanish Late Gothic, Art Nouveau Byzantine Incomplete Completed Construction Date: ( 1882 - present ) Construction Date: (532 - 1453) Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral of the Protection of Most Holy Theotokos on the Moạt Paris, France 90m O Moscow, Russia Eugène Viollet-de-Luc, Peter of Montereau, Jean de Chelles, Jean-Baptiste-Antoine Lassus 47.5m Barma and Postnik Yakolev French Gothic Influenced by Byzantine, German, Italian, English, and Russian architecture Completed Completed Construction Date: ( 1163 - 1345) Construction Date: ( 1554 - 1560) In its simplest essence, a church is a gathering place for the devout to offer their praise and conduct worship services. Hallgrímskirkja In a grand architectural context, a church is perhaps one of the most breath- taking places that anyone can step into where details such as marble floors, vaulted ceilings, stained glass windows, and priceless furnishings are just some of the basic hallmarks of a large church. O Reykjavík, Iceland 73m Guðjón Samúelsson Expressionist Completed Nowhere are these design facets more evident than in Europe, where ma- jority of the most well-known (and often elaborately designed) churches are located. Construction Date: ( 1945 - 1986) tChurchgoere. Source: .com Church Apparel & Accessories

Sacred Sanctuaries: Five Eye-Catching Churches in Europe

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Churches are known to be holy places where the devout can express praise and worship to the Almighty. Churches may come in different architectural forms, but some of them just stand out from the crowd...


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