Bangalore: Places of worship emphasize on spirituality. Spirituality can also be seen in the beauty of those places. Once upon a time they were planned, designed constructed and today, their architecture adds to the aura of the location they are situated. Besides, the beauty of ancient architecture is reflected in these heavenly places.
Thousands of pilgrims throng at once to witness holy prayers and sacrifices in these churches. Let us take a look at them as listed out by The Top Tenz.
#10 Basilica of our Lady of Lichen, Poland
The Basilica of our Lady of Lichen is located in a village of Lichen Stary in Poland. It was built between 1994 and 2004 on funds by pilgrims' donations. The large and impressive basilica houses the miraculous image of Our Lady of Lichen and is visited by nearly 2 million pilgrims every year. This is the tenth largest church in the world and claims to be the sixth largest church in the whole of Europe. It is 122 meters in length and 79 meters in width and stands out magnificently being one of the most beautiful churches in the world.
#9 Basilica of Our Lady of Peace, Ivory Coast
Incongruously situated in the West Africa bush, this church was built between 1985 and 1989 at a cost of $300 million. It is constructed with marble that is imported from Italy and is furnished with stained glass from France. It is known to cover up an area of 30,000 sq meters and stand out to be the ninth biggest church in the world.