Stunning Photographs of Cathedrals from Across the World

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Cathedrals have been known to create awe in their observers. Their incredibly artistic and intricate architecture makes one have to stop and admire the pain-staking process that had to take place to create such a fantastic structure. Stained glass windows, pinnacles, domes, awesome heights, detailed ornaments, and much more make cathedrals their own category within architecture and art forms. They have been used for settings for book and movie plots, made the highlight of city tours, and given center stage on the front of designs for poster and postcard printing.

More than just a couple of famous cities boast inspiring cathedrals. You may notice from the compilation below that most of the top stunning cathedrals are located in European countries where Catholicism is mostly found to be the main religion. Browse through the following list for some architecture, photography, or graphic design inspiration and let us know if we missed any of your favorites.

Duomo di Milano in Milan, Italy

Notre Dame de Paris in Paris, France

Notre Dame de Paris in Paris, France

Cathedrale de Brasilia in BrasC-lia, Brazil

Cathedrale de Brasilia in BrasC-lia, Brazil

Cathedral Metropolitana of Rio de Janeiro in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Cathedral Metropolitana of Rio de Janeiro in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Burgos Cathedral in Burgos, Spain

Burgos Cathedral in Burgos, Spain

St Paul’s Basilica in Jounieh, Lebanon

Piazza del Duomo (Cathedral Square) in Milan, Italy

St. Vitus Cathedral in Prague, Czech Republic

St. Vitus Cathedral in Prague, Czech Republic

St. Vitus Cathedral in Prague, Czech Republic

Saint Nicholas Church in Prague, Czech Republic

Vysehrad Church in Prague, Czech Republic

St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City

St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City

Tara Hornor

Tara Hornor has a degree in English and has found her niche writing about marketing, advertising, branding, graphic design, and desktop publishing. She writes for PrintPlace.com, an online printing services company that offers business cards, catalog printing, posters, brochure printing, postcard printing, and more printed marketing media. In addition to her writing career, Tara also enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.

  • http://www.logoblog.org/ Nora Reed

    Awesome photographs! What a mind blowing architectures and superb photography! Great post.

    • Tara Hornor

      Glad you enjoyed it!

  • Prodyot

    Ah! a great collection.
    This collection is something different from the usual stuff and unique.
    Thanks for posting this collection.

    • Tara Hornor

      You’re welcome!

 

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