10. Basilica-Cathedral of Our Lady of the Pillar
Location: Zaragoza, Spain
The Cathedral-Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar is a Roman Catholic church in the city of Zaragoza, Aragon, Spain. The Basilica venerates Blessed Virgin Mary, under her title Our Lady of the Pillar and is reputed to be the first church dedicated to Mary in history.
9. Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls
Location: Rome, Italy
Built: 4th Century-1823
Papal Basilica of St. Paul outside the Walls is also known as St. Paul’s outside the Walls, is one of Rome’s four ancient, Papal, major basilicas. It was founded by the Roman Emperor Constantine I over the burial place of St. Paul.
8. Church of the Santíssima Trindade
Location: Fátima, Portugal
The Church of the Santíssima Trindade is officially called the minor Basilica of the Holy Trinity. It is a Roman Catholic church and minor basilica in the Sanctuary of Fátima of Fátima, in Portugal.
7. Liverpool Cathedral
Location: Liverpool, UK
Liverpool Cathedral is the Church of England Cathedral of the Diocese of Liverpool, built on St James’s Mount in Liverpool and is the seat of the Bishop of Liverpool.
6. Basilica of Our Lady of Licheń
Location: Licheń Stary, Poland
The Basilica of Our Lady of Licheń is a Roman Catholic church located in the village of Licheń Stary in the Greater Poland Voivodeship in Poland. It was designed by Barbara Bielecka and is one of the tallest and largest churches in the world.
5. Milan Cathedral
Location: Milan, Italy
Milan Cathedral is the cathedral church of Milan, Italy. It is dedicated to St Mary of the Nativity and it is the seat of the Archbishop of Milan. This cathedral took nearly six centuries to complete and it is the second largest church in Italy and the third in the world.
4. Cathedral of Saint John the Divine
Location: New York, US
The Cathedral of St. John the Divine is the cathedral of the Episcopal Diocese of New York. It is located in New York City on Amsterdam Avenue. It was designed in 1888 and has undergone radical stylistic changes. It was originally designed in the Byzantine Revival-Romanesque Revival styles but the plan was changed after 1909 to a Gothic Revival design. It is still unfinished.
3. Seville Cathedral
Location: Seville, Spain
Seville Cathedral is also known as the Cathedral of Saint Mary of the See, is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Seville, Andalusia of Spain. It is the largest Gothic cathedral and the third-largest church in the world. It is also the largest cathedral in the world.
2. Basilica of the National Shrine of Our Lady of Aparecida
Location: Aparecida, Brazil
The Basilica of the National Shrine of Our Lady Aparecida is a prominent Roman Rite Catholic basilica located in Aparecida, Brazil. It is dedicated to Our Lady Aparecida, as the principal Patroness of Brazil. It is the second largest church in the world, after St. Peter’s Basilica.
1. St. Peter’s Basilica
Location: Rome, Italy
The Papal Basilica of St. Peter in the Vatican is simply known as St. Peter’s Basilica. It is an Italian Renaissance church in Vatican City, the papal enclave within the city of Rome. It is the largest church in the world and is the most renowned work of Renaissance architecture. It was designed by Donato Bramante, Michelangelo, Carlo Maderno and Gian Lorenzo Bernini.