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13 World’s Most Beautiful Places to Worship 

Last updated : Nov 26, 2015

Whenever we face any problem we pray to God and the temple or the mosque or the church is the place where we find solace and peace of our mind. But as the time passed by people have modified their places of worship and discovered beautiful places to find God. During the yesteryears the kings and emperors made beautiful temples and churches and they are admired for their beauty and architecture and even today also people find serenity and peace in the places of Worship and that is why they have made these places more beautiful where we get a chance to get in touch with our Almighty.

Most Awe Inspiring Places Of Worship Around The World

Saint-Michel d'Aiguilhe

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Saint-Michel d’Aiguilhe Chapel, France

This is a beautiful architecture of 10th century and located on a huge volcanic rock. This is a stunning architecture located on the top of the mountain and can be cherished for its breathtaking beauty and one has to climb till 200 steps to enter the chapel and the surrounding views of the chapel is astounding as you can see a calm village that make this chapel more gorgeous.

Batu Caves

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Batu Caves, Malaysia

Not only one of the best tourist locations of Asia, but Batu Caves is one of the most peaceful places to worship where you can find the beautiful Golden Murugan Statue of 140 feet tall located on the arena of the huge limestone caves. The caves actually represents Hinduism but people of all religions come to see the grand beauty and the amazing place to worship.


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Borobudur, Indonesia

This is an ancient temple that belongs to 9the century and people love to see its stunning architecture that actually mesmerize the spectator. This is a Buddhist Temple located in jungles of Java and the temple is 7 stories high and one can see the ravishing beauty of the surroundings and people mostly visit this temple to see the sunset from here.

Lotus Temple

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Lotus Temple, India

Located in the capital city of India- New Delhi the temple is one of the prime attraction of people from all over the world shaped in the form of a Blooming Lotus. There is no deity in this temple but the temple is of Baha’i Faith and people from all faith can come here and meditate here and the temple is really serene and beautiful from inside and noiseless and surrounded by lush and beautiful gardens.

Shwedagon Pagoda

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Shwedagon Pagoda, Myanmar

This is one of the major wonders of the world and also one of the most places to worship. Spread across the 100 yards this Buddhist Pagoda can mesmerize you with its beauty where you will not be able to take your eyes off.The temple has the credits of holding the relics of Four Buddhas and that actually attracts people from all over the globe.

Hagia Sophia

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Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey

This was a major Christian basilica but was later converted into a mosque but the place is an absolute stunning and charming place of worship. The architecture of the structure is inspired by Byzantine form and was changed many times and in the present era it has been converted into a museum but the architecture is worth praising and amazingly beautiful.

Spanish Synagogue

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Spanish Synagogue, Hungary

The church is also known with a second name of House of Prayer that goes with the meaning of Synagogue and it is also declared as the most beautiful Synagogue of Europe and people love to see the gorgeous Moorish styled architecture where walls are carved with spectacular paintings and geometric carvings and the most attractive statue of Czech author Franz Kafka.

Abu Simbel Temples

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Abu Simbel Temples, Egypt

This is a temple built 3000 years by Pharaoh Ramesses II and the temple is carved into the rocks and there are two temples. The temples are stated as an UNESCO World Heritage Site and also known with another name of Nubian Temples. The temple is indeed very beautiful and considered as the most beautiful temple of Egypt too.

Meiji Shrine, Tokyo, Japan

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Meiji Shrine, Tokyo, Japan

The shrine was built in honor of Emperor Meiji and the shrine is surrounded by some of the major skyscrapers of Tokyo city and the shrine sparkle amidst all of them. The shrine is settled and spread across the 150 acres of land of lushly evergreen lands and that is why the make it a gorgeous place where you can arrange a wedding or you can spend some very peaceful moments here.

Angkor Wat, Cambodia

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Angkor Wat, Cambodia

The beauty of this temple cannot be described in words and the temple complex is huge and the temple are 900 years old and one can experience the best location and the gorgeous temples are settled amidst rambling jungles and the stone walls. You can find some very true and serene moments that are priceless and you could look for some very picturesque locations around the temple.

Thiksey Monastery, Ladakh

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Thiksey Monastery, Ladakh India

The monastery is located on the northernmost part of India and located near the Indus River Valley and the Tibetan plateau. The monastery is a complete white one and one can see the colorful flags that make it more beautiful to look at. And the location of Ladakh which is covered with snow look more beautiful and it matches with the location that make it a gorgeous place to be.


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Meteora, Greece

This is an important place with an importance of Greek mythology and that is why the place is also an important one where you can get to see the rock pillars that have a strong significance. There are six monasteries built on the rock pillars and the temples are also declared as an UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Basilica of San Vitale

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Basilica of San Vitale, Italy

The basilica is one of the most stunning places of Italy where you can see some very gorgeous architecture and people who love to see some of the stunning examples of sculpture and architecture at a same place can visit this basilica to experience this stunning UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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