Garden Grove, California: Crystal Cathedral

The idea for this post came from a recent visit to Anaheim in which my fiancé introduced me to the Crystal Cathedral.

Previously part of the Reformed Church now a part of the Roman Catholic Church.

London, England: Westminster Abbey

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the style of this cathedral is Gothic architecture.

Westminster Abbey has been the site of coronations of the Kings and Queens of England as well as their wedding and burial sites.

Washington, DC: Washington National Cathedral

This cathedral is of the neo-Gothic style and is part of the Episcopal Church.

The long official name is “The Cathedral Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul in the city and Diocese of Washington DC”.

Barcelona, Spain: La Sagrada Familia

To me, this is the most interesting of the cathedrals in the world.

Are you familiar with the artist and architect Antoni Gaudi? I wrote about another of his unique works in Barcelona-Park Guell.

Paris, France: Cathedrale Notre Dame de Paris

It is one of the most known cathedrals in the world and listed in my Paris post as one of my favorite sites in the city of lights.

New Orleans, Louisiana: Saint Louis Cathedral

The Cathedral-Basilica of Saint Louis King of France is located in New Orleans. If you have been to the French Quarter you have likely seen this church.

Florence, Italy: Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore

Built between 1296 and 1436 this cathedral is Roman Catholic of the Gothic style and is also a Minor Basilica.

New York: St. Patrick’s Cathedral

It is of the neo-Gothic architecture style and is part of the Roman Catholic Church. The original church buildings date back to the early 1800s.
The cathedral holds a crypt where members of the church are entombed including John Joseph Cardinal O’Connor.

Palma de Mallorca: The Cathedral of Santa Maria

Last fall I approached this cathedral on the sea and I literally had to catch my breath! The building commenced in 1229 but was not complete until 1601.

French Riviera: Saint Nicholas Cathedral

Beyond religion-think beauty, sophistication, and romance and you have Saint Nicholas Cathedral in Monaco. Located in the Monaco-Ville area.