10 Magnificent Places of Worship Around The World

Hagia Sophia
Hagia Sophia is a great architectural beauty and is a former Byzantine church and former Ottoman mosque in Istanbul. It is now a museum at the Turkish Republic and is universally acknowledged as one of the great buildings of the world.

A place of worship is a location where a group of people (a congregation) comes to perform acts of religious study, honor, or devotion. Every religion has different name and different building for the worship such as Vihara for Buddhism, Church/Cathedral for Christianity, Hindu Temple for Hinduism, Synagogue for Judaism and Mosque for Islam. The form and function of religious architecture has evolved over times for changing beliefs and architectural style as well. Nowadays there are many religious architectural buildings that deserve the world’s attention due to their amazing construction. The designers of those buildings must have given their best for doing the constructional work. You can see 10 amazing places of worship buildings of the world designs created by great architects.

Duomo Cathedral of San Massimo
The Duomo Cathedral of San Massimo in L'Aquila, Italy was built in the 13th century, but was destroyed in an earthquake early in the 18th century.
St Pauls
St Paul's Cathedral, London, is a Church of England cathedral. It is one of the most famous and most recognizable sights of London, with its dome dominating the skyline for 300 years.
Augustinian Abbey
Founded in 1316 by the Earl of Kildare, the Adare Friary was once known as the Black Abbey. Today, Adare Friare is St. Nicholas' parish church and school.
S Maria Collemaggio
The Basilica of Santa Maria di Collemaggio is an elegant Romanesque building . Contrasting pink and white stones on the facade form crucifix patterns, creating a dazzling tapestry-like effect.
Sit Vitus Cathedral
Perched at the top of Castle Hill, St. Vitus Cathedral is one of the most famous landmarks of Prague. It combines architectural ideas from many eras and blends them into a harmonious whole.
Neue Synagogue Berlin
The blue-domed Neue Synagogue, or New Synagogue, is in the Scheunenviertel District (Barn Quarter), in the heart of Berlin's once large Jewish district.
New Main Synagogue, Ohel Jakob
The New Main Synagogue, or Ohel Jakob, is a box-shaped travertine stone building with a glass cube on top. The building is meant to symbolize Moses's journey through the desert, with the glass cube representing a tent.
St Denis
The Church of Saint-Denis was the first large building to use the new vertical style known as Gothic. Originally the church had two towers, but one collapsed in 1837.

Rumbach Synagogue
Designed by architect Otto Wagner, Rumbach Synagogue in Budapest, Hungary is Moorish in design. The architect, Wagner, borrowed ideas from Islamic architecture so tat is octogonally-shaped with two towers that resemble the minarets of an Islamic mosque.
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