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The Most Beautiful Churches in the World

Here, proof that a little faith (and a lot of artistic genius) goes a long way.

For Condé Nast Traveler, by Caitlin Morton.

Whether it’s a Gaudí-designed masterpiece in Barcelona, an underground cathedral in Ethiopia, or a tiny stone chapel in New Zealand, there’s no denying the aesthetic draw of churches—and these 20 incredible structures draw extra attention for their angles. Here, proof that a little faith (and a lot of artistic genius) goes a long way.

1. St. Basil’s Cathedral, Moscow, Russia

2. Hallgrímskirkja, Reykjavík, Iceland

3. Gergeti Trinity Church, Georgia

4. Notre-Dame Basilica, Montreal, Canada

5. Church of the Transfiguration, Kizhi Island, Russia

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