25 Great Church Buildings Challenge (Can You Identify These Churches By Looking At The Picture)?

Posted by , Updated on January 1, 2015

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Monumental architectonical jewels inspired by human faith can be found all around the world. Some of the world´s most impressive churches and cathedrals have been adorning their surroundings for hundreds or sometimes even over a thousand of years. Many of them got so popular and well-known that you might identify them with just one picture and maybe a little hint. If you want to give it a try and test your knowledge of some of the world´s greatest Christian church buildings, please stop reading here and start looking at the first picture because the correct answers follow: 25 – Canterbury Cathedral, England, 24 – La Sagrada Familia, Spain, 23 – St. Paul´s Cathedral, England, 22 – Saint Basil´s Cathedral, Russia 21 – Hallgrímskirkja, Iceland, 20 – Notre Dame Cathedral, France, 19 – Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, 18 – Liverpool Cathedral, England, 17 – St. Michael’s Golden-Domed Monastery, Ukraine, 16 – Milan Cathedral, Italy, 15 – Washington National Cathedral, Washington D.C. , 14 – St. Peter´s Basilica, Vatican, 13 – Basilica of Our Lady of Lichen, Poland, 12 – Cologne Cathedral, Germany, 11 – Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Mexico, 10 – Basilica of Saint Martin of Tours, Philippines, 9 – Salt Lake Temple, Utah, 8 – Reims Cathedral, France, 7 – Florence Cathedral, Italy, 6 – Cathedral of St. Sophia, Russia, 5 – Ulm Minster, Germany, 4 – St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Australia, 3 – St. Mark´s Basilica, Italy, 2 – Las Lajas Sanctuary, Colombia, 1 – Lincoln Cathedral, England.


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Let us start slow and easy. Found in 597, it is one of the oldest and most famous cathedrals in the U.K. as well as in the world. Hint number two – the archbishop Thomas Becket was murdered here in 1170.

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24

This one should be easy too. Its iconic design gives it away. If you still need some help – let us just say two things – Barcelona, Antoni Gaudí.

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23

With its distinctive dome, this cathedral has been one of the major landmarks of the England´s capital for centuries. At a height of 365 feet (111 m), it was also the tallest building in the city from 1710 to 1962.

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22

Another cathedral that doesn’t need much specification. Built from 1555–61 on orders from Ivan the Terrible, this amazing piece of architecture is the most iconic landmark of Moscow.

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21

This Lutheran church might not be as world-renowned as the previous buildings but its unmistakable shape designed to resemble flowing lava makes it easy to identify.

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