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Most Unusual Churches in the World

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St. Basil’s Cathedral, Moscow, Russia Report Abuse
Stands on the Red Square in Moscow and composed of a series of playful and colorful domes.
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Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain Report Abuse
Massive Roman Catholic basilica under construction in Barcelona. Has been under construction since 1882.
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Church Ruins in Goreme, Turkey Report Abuse
Ancient churches carved dirctly into the rock. Built by persecuted christians.
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god help us
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St Joseph Ukrainian Catholic Church in Chicago, IL, USA Report Abuse
It is an ultra-modern thirteen gold domed roof symbolizing the twelve apostles and Christ as the largest center dome, but resembles old Soviet architecture.
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Cathedral of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Report Abuse
Resembles an Eqyptian or Aztec Pyramid.
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Borgund Stave Church, Lærdal, Norway Report Abuse
Built around the 12th century. Best preserved of Norway’s 28 existing stave churches and considered a wonder of the Viking civilization.
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Green church, Buenos Aires, Argentina Report Abuse
Church frontage almost entirely covered in vines and greenery.
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Duomo (Milan Cathedral) in Italy Report Abuse
Tall and majestic gothic church, yet evil and scary in appearance.
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Cathedral of Brasilia in Brasilia, Brazil Report Abuse
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Odd Church in Huntington Beach, CA, USA Report Abuse
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Jubilee Church in Rome, Italy Report Abuse
Has distinctive curved walls which look like sails which serve the engineering purpose of minimizing thermal peak loads in the interior space. It was also built with special cement containing titanium dioxide, so it destroys air pollution.
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Grace Fellowship Baptist Church, Baltimore, MD, USA Report Abuse
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Las Lajas Cathedral in Colombia Report Abuse
Built in 1916 inside the canyon of the Guaitara river where, according to local legend, the Virgin Mary appeared. One side it has a bridge across the river and the other side rests on the hill. Very majestic.
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Church in Stykkishólmur, Iceland Report Abuse
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meteora Report Abuse
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The Church of Hallgrímur, Reykjavík, Iceland Report Abuse
Construction took 38 years and the church is very tall, reaching 74.5 metres (244 ft) . It is the fourth tallest architectural structure in Iceland.
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Basilica de Higuey, Dominican Republic Report Abuse
A respected monument in the Dominican Republic, it resembles a basket.
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Paoay Church (St. Augustine Parish) in Philippines Report Abuse
Looks like aztec architecture.
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Chapel of St. Gildas, Brittany, France Report Abuse
A church in the middle of nowhere along the bank of the Canal du Blavet in Brittany. Was once a holy place for the Druids.
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Notre Dame du Haut in Ronchamp, France Report Abuse
The roof is deeply slanted and when it rains, water pours off the roof onto a fountain, thereby creating a dramatic waterfall.
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Paraportiani Church, Mykonos, Greece Report Abuse
Famous architectural structure in Greece built on the remains of an ancient Medieval wall.
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