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Façade of the Covilhã Church in Lisbon, Portugal ~ Photo: Anabela Maximiano ~ Ceramic tiles depicting various saints, (azulejos), adorn many Portugese walls & buildings. On hot days the sunlight bounces off the tiles, keeping the interiors cool. The art of decorative tiling was introduced in Portugal by the Moors over 5 centuries ago / Enter Portugal

Santuario de las Lajas, Basilica Church, built in a Gothic Revival style inside the Canyon of the Guaitara River located in Nariña, Colombia

Waterfall and Beautiful village, Gimmewald, Switzerland

River Kelvin reflects the Stevenson Memorial Church in Glasgow, Scotland • photo: Robert Proctor on Flickr

Little White Church on the Water

Love little country churches

A pair of ancient yew trees guard the north door of St. Edward's Parish Church in Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire, England • photo: Martyn Gorman on geograph

St Mary and St Finnan Church above Loch Shiel in Glenfinnan Scotland.

Just before sunrise, Julian Alps, Slovenia

Church In The Julian Alps, Slovenia

Iona Abbey, Scotland. Benedictine abbey church of Iona - founded by St Columba in 563 - rebuilt c1200

St. Stephen's Cathedral, Vienna, Austria

Russian Orthodox Church, Jerusalem. In the crypt here is found the uncorrupted body of G.D. Elizabeta (Ella), wife of Grand Duke Serge Romanov and sister of Tsarina Alexandra. Ella and Alix were granddaughters of Queen Victoria of England. After she was widowed, Ella became an Orthodox nun and nurse. She was subsequently canonized by the Russian Orthodox Church.

Grundtvig’s Church, Copenhagen, Denmark.

enchantedengland: This is in Norfolk, a large, mostly rural eastern county in England that bulges out into the North Sea. Norfolk is notable for the Broads (a network of mostly navigable rivers in Norfolk and Suffolk), the historic city of Norwich, and the Queen’s residence at Sandringham House in Sandringham, amongst other attractions.

Church Street. Burlington, VT. One of the things I miss most about living in Vermont! Church Street!!

Mary Magdalene Church, Jerusalem, Israel

Smallest Church in the 48 States - This is located near Silver Lake, West Virginia. It is designated as the smallest church in the "lower 48 states." It was originally built for a family, and is still in occasional use. This is near Blackwater Falls State Park.

Kansas, United States | The 28 Most Beautiful Abandoned Churches Around The World

Saint Simon Jude Catholic Church, Tignish, Prince Edward Island, Canada

Church of Transfiguration, Buffalo, New York, on the corner of Mills and Sycamore Streets. The church building that still stands today was constructed in Gothic-revival style at a cost of $76,000 and completed in 1897, and featured an 180-foot tall bell tower.

The Heilbronner Portal in Friedenskirche (Church of Peace, Potsdam, Germany) leads from the cloister area to the Maryl Garden. It is a replica of a Romanesque portal at the Heilsbronn monastery in Franconia. The church is part of the palace grounds of Sanssouci Park under the patronnage of King Frederick William IV.

Yosemite church in winter

stone church Ethiopia - It is thought that Saint King Lalibela created these in the 12 th-13th century in an attempt to rebuild old Jerusalem. Labiela is one of Ethiopia's holiest cities. ...Quite amazing!