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World Famous Churches

There are many lovely churches all over the world, These are some of the most famous. Take a look at the photo of the church and read the description. Then all you have to do is decide what country the church is in. Have fun.

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    Sagrada Familia ia a UNESCO World Heritage site. The construction of this Roman Catholic Church began in 1882 and it is still incomplete today, Mostly this is due to its gigantic size. Inside are columns that have been designed to look like trees with twisting branches. At the base is a turtle and another one is the tortoise symbolizing the balance between sea and land in nature. On the roof is a mosaic that was designed to guide seamen back home by reflecting the moonlight. What European country is it in?

    • Spain
    • Italy
    • Greece
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    Saint Basil’s Cathedral is a famous church located in the country’s capital, Moscow. It has nine chapels that were built on one foundation. The interior has an amazing maze of galleries that wind from chapel to chapel with narrow stairways and low arches. What country is it in?

    • Russia
    • Hungary
    • Georgia
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    Notre Dame Cathedral is located right in the heart of the capital Paris. The architecture of the church reflects the traditional medieval style. It is one of the city’s major tourist attractions. Designed in Gothic style its towers rise high into the sky. Along the walls are numerous statues and the south tower is home to its largest bell the Emmanuel Bell weighing 13 tons, What country is it in?

    • Belgium
    • France
    • Austria
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    St. Peter’s Basilica is a Roman Catholic Church that is the seat of Papal power and located in Vatican City. It is the largest church in the world. The largest Basilica of Christianity has the capacity of 60,000 people. What country is it in?

    • Greece
    • Spain
    • Italy
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    Westminster Abbey is a famous church in the capital city of London. It was built in the 10th century and is a UNESCO World Heritage site, It was built in the Gothic style. It has two Western towers. What country is it in?

    • England
    • France
    • Poland
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    St. Paul’s Cathedral one of the largest domes in the world. This iconic building has been shown in many movies like Harry Potter, Sherlock Holmes, and Thor. Is it also located in London, England?

    • Yes
    • No
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    Church of the Nativity is a basilica located in Bethlehem and is believed to be the birthplace of Jesus. It is one of the famous churches around the world and is a UNESCO World Heritage site, It was completed by the Roman Emperor, Constantine in 333 but was destroyed during a revolt and rebuilt in 565. What country is it in?

    • Israel
    • Egypt
    • Palestine
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    Church of the Holy Sepulchre is also called the Church of Resurrection. It is believed to have been built on the land where Jesus was crucified and then resurrected. It is located in the Old City of Jerusalem. It contains two holiest sites in Christianity. One where Jesus was crucified called Calvary and the other the empty tomb where Jesus is said to have been buried and resurrected. What country is it in?

    • Egypt
    • Israel
    • Jordan
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    Saint Mark’s Basilica was constructed in 1850 and is the most famous church in Venice. It is the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Venice. What country is it in?

    • Portugal
    • Greece
    • Italy
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    Hagia Sophia has been a Greek Orthodox Church, a Roman Catholic Church, a Mosque, and is now a national museum, It is one of the Famous Churches around the world. It is located in Istanbul and overlooks the crossing between the continents of Europe and Asia. What country is it in?

    • Spain
    • Turkey
    • Romania
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    Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira is a Roman Catholic Church built in the salt mines about 200 meters underground near the town of Zipaquira. It is one of the most visited tourist destinations and place of pilgrimage in the country. What South American country is it in?

    • Columbia
    • Argentina
    • Peru
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    Hallgrimskirkja is a famous church and also the tallest building in Reykajavik and the sixth tallest structure in the country. It was built in honor of Hallgrimur Petursson one of the country’s best known poets. What country is it in?

    • Scotland
    • Iceland
    • Sweden
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    Gergeti Trinity Church is near the village of Gergeti. It was built in the 14th century and is the only cross-cupola church in Khevi province. It has an isolated location on a steep mountain and is often visited by mountain trekkers, What country is it in?

    • Turkey
    • Georgia
    • Russia
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    Duomo Di Milano is an impressive church located in the Piazza del Duomo. It is the fifth largest Christian church in the world and one of the oldest churches in the world. It has about 3.400 statues, 135 gargoyles, and 700 figures decorating it. What country is it in?

    • Spain
    • Greece
    • Italy

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  1. Wow, what a great tour that was, much less being a superb quiz. So beautiful, so amazing they all are. You really made me want to go see all, well most of these! I don’t want to go to Iceland. lol Burr. I scored a big 10 on this. Such great information on all the questions. Thanks for a great quiz!

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