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Photos of the Most Unusual Churches in the World

By July 7, 2017 No Comments

Christians do not lack imagination when it comes to worshiping in the most inaccessible places, or the most improbable buildings.

Be it because of the chosen materials or locations to build them, whether underground, in a cave, under ice or on almost inaccessible cliff sides, in all latitudes, and in all ages, there are churches for all tastes. Here’s a sample of 20 incredible churches all around the globe that bear witness to the fact Christians do not fall short of creativity when it comes to building worship sites, no matter where and how. Below are photos of churches:

Cathedral of Las Lajas, in the Rio Guáitara Canyon, 7 km from the city of Ipiales, Colombia, 1916-1949. © LMspencer / au.finance


Stykkisholmskirkja Church in Stykkisholmur, Iceland, 1879 © Eric Gorski CC © Eric Gorski CC


Saint-Gildas Chapel in Bieuzy, Morbihan, Brittany, France. © PLG / Wikipedia PLG / Wikipedia


Church of Hallgrimur (Hallgrimskirkja) in Reykjavik, Iceland. 1945-1986. © Truba 7113 / Shutterstock © Truba7113 / Shutterstock


Chapel of Notre Dame Du Haut © Joost van den Broek / Patos / Rue des Archives © Alex Justas / Shutterstock


Stavkirke Church in Borgund, Norway. Century XVII. © RPBaiao / Shutterstock


Paraportiani Church, Mykonos, Greece, 1425 © Yiannis Papadimitriou / Shutterstock


Valadier Temple in the cave near the town of Genga


Monastery of St. Benedict near Subiaco, Lazio, Italy Shutterstock


Madonna della Corona, the Sanctuary of Our Lady of the crown. Spiazzi, Verona, Veneto, Italy. Shutterstock



Church of Santa Barbara, Göreme, Turkey, XI century. © Pavel Szabo / Shutterstock


By Jala Kebbe

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