Photos of the Most Unusual Churches in the World

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 /
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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