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These 31 Astonishingly Beautiful Places of Worship Don’t Even Seem Real.

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When heading to church, my head is a mixture of troubled ideas. I wonder what we”ll discuss that day…and whether I”ve set my fantasy football lineup. The absolute last thing I think about is the architecture of the building I”ll sit in for many hours.

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Maybe if I understood I was headed to any of these magnificent houses of worship, I”d be a little more in amazement. Actually, I might simply jump seeing NFL Sunday Ticket if I understood I was heading to these places that are awesome.

1. Bhutan, Taktsang Palphug Monastery.

Taktsang Palphug Monastery, Bhutan.

2. Church of the Transfiguration, Russia.

Church of the Transfiguration, Russia.

3. Bulgaria, Shipka Memorial Church.

Shipka Memorial Church, Bulgaria.

4. St. Basils Cathedral, Russia.

St. Basils Cathedral, Russia.

5. Colombia, Las Lajas Sanctuary.

Las Lajas Sanctuary, Colombia.

6. Church of Saint Elizabeth, Slovakia.

Church of Saint Elizabeth, Slovakia.

7. Russia, Kul Sharif Mosque.

Kul Sharif Mosque, Russia.

8. Malaysia, crystal Mosque.

Crystal Mosque, Malaysia.

9. Philippines, Paoay Church.

Paoay Church, Philippines.

10. Borgund Stave Church, Norway.

Borgund Stave Church, Norway.

11. Istanbul, the Blue Mosque.

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The Blue Mosque, Istanbul.

12. Colorado, United States Air Force Academy Cadet Chapel.

United States Air Force Academy Cadet Chapel, Colorado.

13. Church of Mary Magdalene, Jerusalem.

Church of Mary Magdalene, Jerusalem.

14. Antarctica, Trinity Church.

Trinity Church, Antarctica.

15. United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, United Arab Emirates.

16. Church of the Assumption, Slovenia.

Church of the Assumption, Slovenia.

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