These Are The Most Breathtaking Church Ceilings In The World-- And We Almost Missed Them

These Are The Most Breathtaking Church Ceilings In The World

Don't forget to look up.

Sometimes you find the real treasures when looking at things from a different perspective. While plenty of churches have beautiful stained glass windows, fascinating gargoyles, and stunning works of art to distract your eye, simply raising your gaze heavenward can provide the most stunning view of all. The crick in your neck will be totally worth it.

Sainte-Chapelle, Paris, France
St. Michaels Church, Olomouc, Czech Republic
La Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain
Church of the Saviour of Spilled Blood, Saint Petersburg, Russia
The Abbey Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Bath, England
San Vitale Basilica, Ravenna, Italy
St. Mary's Basilica, Krakow, Poland
Salzburg Cathedral, Salzburg, Austria
Segovia Cathedral, Segovia, Spain
St. Stephens Cathedral, Budapest, Hungary
St. Andrea della Valle, Rome, Italy
Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière, Lyon, France
Saint Vincent de Paul, Marseille, France
Aachen Cathedral, Aachen, Germany
Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem
Albi Cathedral, Albi, France
York Minster Chapter House, York, England
Chiesa Santa Maria Assunta, Soncino, Italy
Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, England
Sant'Agnese in Piazza Navona, Rome, Italy

Templo Expiatorio del Santísimo Sacramento, Guadalajara, Mexico

Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, France
church ceiling

Sistine Chapel, Vatican City

Go To Homepage

Before You Go

The Church of Hallgrímur

The World's 50 Most Unusual Churches

Popular in the Community