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500px / Photo "Spiral Staipers of Vatican" by gael trijasson

St. Mary Catholic Church, Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in High Hill, Texas. Constructed in 1908, architect was Leo Dielmann. The little German community was not wealthy, so Dielmann used paint to create the illusion of traditional vaults and joints that otherwise would be actual construction from stone and wood.

St. Mary Catholic Church, Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in High Hill, Texas. Constructed in 1908, architect was Leo Dielmann. The little German community was not wealthy, so Dielmann used paint to create the illusion of traditional vaults and joints that otherwise would be actual construction from stone and wood.

The Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe at the Arts District, Dallas

Dom Bosco Cathedral in Brasilia, Brazil

The Cathedral in Orvieto, Italy. Prettiest exterior of any of the churches we visited.

Picture of Piazza del Popolo, showing the twin churches of Santa Maria dei Miracoli and Santa Maria in Montesanto and the obelisk in the center of the square.

Church of Holy Sepulchre (Israel): One of the most holiest churches, located in Jerusalem at the traditional site of Golgotha - the place of Jesus Crucifixion and burial.

“The greatest of all churches of Christendom” is the burial place of Saint Peter, one of the twelve apostles and the first Bishop of Rome. Saint Peter is considered the most beautiful building of its age, from an architectural point and one of the holiest places in the world.

Piazza San Pietro from St. Peter Cathedral's Dome, Rome, Italy

Dom Bosco Cathedral in Brasilia, Brazil

Saint Isaac's Cathedral, Russia