Church of the Holy Trinity, Santarem, Portugal
Church of the Holy Trinity is the largest church in Portugal’s Santarem and was built exclusively for the Virgin Mary. The church has a modern oval design and the interior area has an area 8.700 square meters. This large church with a capacity of 9.000 people at a time was built in 2004 by Greek architect Alexandros Tombazis.
Church of Saint John The Divine, New York, USA
Church of Saint John The Divine in New York City is the largest Anglican church in the world with an interior area of 11.200 square meters and 183,2 meters in length. In 1892, the church was started construction. It was designed by two famous American architects, George Heins and Christopher Grant Lafarge. Some important verses from the Bible are also carved in stone placed at the entrance. The main door of Saint John The Divine is made of bronze and decorated with 48 carved panels. Church of Saint John The Divine There is also a large rose window made of 10.000 pieces of stained glass. This is the fifth largest stained glass window on
the world and the largest in the United States.
Saint Sava Orthodox Church – Belgrade, Serbia
Orthodox Church of Saint Sava located in the city of Belgrade, Serbia, the site is considered the largest Orthodox church in the world and it worships none other than Saint Sava, the founder of Serbian Orthodoxy. This building ended its construction with the completion of the 4.000-ton central roof on June 26, 6.
St. Peter’s Church, Vatican City
St. Pete’s Churchr in Vatican City is the largest church in the world, with an interior area of 15.160 square meters and stretches 186 meters in length. The church has a beautiful main dome with a height of up to 136 meters and can accommodate 20.000 people at a time. In 320 AD, St. Peter’s Cathedral was built by Emperor Constantine. In the XNUMXth century, it was redesigned and expanded by Pope Nicolas V.
Basilica Of Our Lady Of Pillar, Aragon, Spain
The Great Synagogue “Our Lady Of Pillar” in Argon of Spain was the first church dedicated to the Virgin Mary. One theory is that the Virgin Mary appeared to the Apostle Saint James while he was praying on the banks of the River Ebro in Spain’s Iberian peninsula. The Virgin Mary gave a statue of herself made of wood and a pillar. Then she told him to build a church. Following her instructions, Saint James built a small church in the province of Zaragoza in the 1st century AD.
Experiencing many changes over time, the Basilica Of Our Lady Of Pillar today was built in the 17th century and restored by the Spanish architect Ventura Rodriguez in the 18th century. Church pillars completed in the 20th century. The interior of the church is 8.318 meters square, there are four towers and eleven arches in the church. Today, it is one of the most visited pilgrimage centers in Spain. Every year, festivals here also attract thousands of visitors.
Hallgrimur Church in Iceland
Hallgrimur Church in Iceland is a Protestant church, the 4th tallest structure in Iceland. To complete the church with this special structure, it took engineers and workers 41 years, from 1945 to 1986 to complete. The work is named after the great Icelandic pastor and poet Hallgrimur Petersson with his famous work Hymns of the Passion and was designed by architect Gudjon Samuelsson who is also the father of other famous works in the region. Iceland as the main university building, the National Theatre, the Roman Catholic Cathedral in Reykjavik and the Akureyri church. This is a product from the heart and mind of the Icelandic people, over the years, the work was repaired in 2009 but the typical classical architecture of the building remains unchanged.
Basilica Of Our Lady Of Lichen, Konin, Poland
Basilica Of Our Lady Of Lichen (Basilica of Our Lady of Lichen), Konin, Poland has an area 10.090 square meters and height 141,2 meters ranked in the top one tof the largest churches in the world. This magnificent church is located in the Polish city of Konin, built in 1994 and took 10 years to complete. This church has 365 windows, 52 doors, 12 columns representing the number of days and weeks in a year with 12 apostles respectively.
Ulm Minster, Ulm, Germany
Ulm Great Synagogue located in the German city of Ulm is the tallest church in the world, is one of the most beautiful churches in Gothic style and has an interior area of 8.260 square meters. To reach the top of the church, you will have to take 768 steps. Once at the top of the church, you will surely be overwhelmed by the beautiful view of the city of Ulm.
In 1377, this church began to be built. Although suspended for a long time, it was finally completed on May 31, 5. Today, Ulm Cathedral is a Protestant church, converted in the 1890th century. The tall spiers of the church represent the way to heaven. The main hall of Ulm church features a statue of a sparrow – a symbolic symbol of the city of Ulm.
Basilica Of The National Shrine Of Our Lady Of Aparecida, Aparecida, Brazil
Basilica Of The National Shrine Of Our Lady Of Aparecida is Brazil’s most important Marian pilgrimage center, located in the city of Aparecida. The great church has area inside 12.000 square meters and can accommodate 45.000 worshipers at a time. According to myth, a group of fishermen obtained the headless statue of the Virgin Mary from the Paraiba River while fishing in 1717. Then they also pulled up the head of the statue in another net. They brought the sculpture of the Virgin Mary to their home and placed the sculpture in the temple in 1945. The statue is said to have been created by a Brazilian monk named Frei Agostino de Jesus.
Basilica of Our Lady of Peace, Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast
Basilica of Our Lady of Peace With an area of 30.000 m2, the basilica in Ivory Coast is confirmed by the Guinness Book of Records as the largest church in the world, the interior area alone is nearly 8.000 m². This magnificent structure was built by a Lebanese architect, the palace is built of marble imported from Italy and contemporary French stained glass with renaissance and Baroque architecture.
This was originally a Roman Catholic basilica located in Yamoussoukro – the capital of Ivory Coast built in 1985. There is a lot of information about construction costs and has not been verified specifically. This church is dedicated to Our Lady of Peace but is not a cathedral.
Seville Cathedral, Seville, Spain
Church of Seville located in the Spanish city of Seville, with an interior area of 11.520 square meters. At the same time, it is recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site in Spain and is the third largest church in the world. This is also the final resting place of the great explorer Christopher Columbus Genoa. The church was built in mid 1402 on the site of the former Almohad mosque.
Liverpool Cathedral, Liverpool, UK
Liverpool Church It is the largest church in the United Kingdom with an interior area of about 9.687 square meters, is the longest church in the world with a length of more than 189 meters and impressive with a height of 101 meters. Construction of the Liverpool Cathedral began in 1904 and was completed at different periods in its history. Side furniture
The inside of the church is decorated with many colors. A remarkable attraction
of the church is the heaviest and tallest set of bells in the world with a height
Milan Cathedral, Milan, Italy
Church of Milan located in the Italian city of Milan is the second largest Catholic church in the world with an interior area 10.186 square meters Built in Gothic style. Church of Milan There are 135 spiers, of which the tallest tower stands at a height of 108,8 meters attached to the golden statue of the Virgin. The cathedral is 157 meters long and can accommodate 40.000 worshipers at a time, decorated with 3.400 beautiful statues and many other special collections of sculptures and paintings.
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