Most Outstanding Cathedrals in Europe

March 7, 2018

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Most Outstanding Cathedrals in Europe

Almost Europe’s cathedrals are very impressive and the most beautiful and renowned architecture works in the world. Many people visit Europe each year to discover the beauty of European cathedrals’ architecture. St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Austria, Tournai Cathedral in Belgium, Canterbury Cathedral in England, St. Vitus Cathedral in Czech Republic and so on are among the best destinations that should not be missed. Let’s see how attractive these churches are through the photos as follows:


Cathedral of Our Lady, Antwerp (Belgium)

The Cathedral of Our Lady was started to be built in 1352 and finished the first stage in 1521, but it has never been completed. Featuring Gothic style, the church was decorated with many significant works of the Baroque painter Peter Paul Rubens.

The cathedral of Our Lady is a Roman Catholic church located in Antwerp, Belgium


St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Belgium)

Located at the Treurenberg hill in Brussels, Belgium, the St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral was renovated with Gothic style in the 13th century. St. Michael and the martyr St. Gudula are the patron saints of the church and the city of Brussels as well.


St. Vitus Cathedral (Czech Republic)

Saint Vitus’s Cathedral in Prague contains the tombs of many Bohemian kings. Featuring beautiful Gothic architecture, the cathedral is considered as the most important church in the country.


Durham Cathedral (England)

The Durham Cathedral is known as among the latest examples of Norman architecture. It was also designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site


Exeter Cathedral (England)

Exeter cathedral is an Anglican cathedral located in the city of Exeter, Devon in South West England. The building built around 1940 contains the longest uninterrupted vaulted ceiling in England.


St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Vienna (Austria)

St. Stephen’s Cathedral was built in the 14th century on the ruins of two earlier churches with the Romanesque and Gothic form. The cathedral is one of the most recognizable symbols of Austria’s capital.


Tournai Cathedral (Belgium)

The Cathedral of Tournai in Belgium is one of the most important architectural monuments in Belgium. It was classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.


Canterbury Cathedral (England)

The Canterbury Cathedral in Kent is among the oldest and most well-known Christian structures in England and is a part of the World Heritage Site called Canterbury.


Ely Cathedral (England)

The Ely Cathedral, located in Cambridgeshire, England, is best known for its prominent shape that towers above the surrounding flat and watery landscape.


Lincoln Cathedral (England)

The Lincoln Cathedral used to be the tallest building in the world from 1300 to 1549. It was highly regarded as one of the most precious pieces of architecture in the British Isles



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