Cathedrals have always enchanted us for their tremendous beauty and lustre. These monuments are the residences of Bishops. It is connoted to be a functional entity rather than just an architecture but still such is the beauty of these structures that they allure travellers from worldwide.
Just a side glance of these Cathedrals is more than enough to boggle up one's imagination. It does not take time to guess hard about the construction of these mesmerizing structures.
St. Basil’s Cathedral: Moscow, Russia
One finds the St Basil Cathedral in the Red Square in Moscow, Russia. This is a very colourful and charming structure which attracts tourists from far and wide. This Cathedral is made up of 9 individual chapels and is decorated by an onion dome at its top. St Basil is said to have an enchanting look on its exterior with delicate floral paintings but the interior of this cathedral is less impressive. But one really needs to visit this place atleast once in a life time.
Sagrada Familia: Barcelona, Spain
The Cathedral of Sagrada Familia is designed by famous architect Antonio Gaudi and this Cathedral marks its presence in Barcelona, Spain. Work on this Cathedral started in 1882 and Antonio Gaudi is said to have worked on this project for 40 years. The Sagrada Familia consists of 18 huge towers, 12 apostles a statue of virgin Mary and Jesus Christ.
Notre Dame: Paris, France
This Notre Dame Cathedral would truly carry off your feet as this is one of the most visited cathedrals in the world. This Cathedral is also famous basically for its hunchback and it is considered to be the the finest example of French Gothic architecture.
Hagia Sophia: Istanbul, Turkey
The Hagia Sophia was previously a patriarchal Basilica, a mosque but now converted into a museum for visitors. Hagia Sophia is said the greatest architectural miracle. This Cathedral was constructed in the era 532 BC and 537 BC. Th is cathedral houses the relics of the Byzantine empire for almost 1000 years.
Truly, these Cathedrals seem to be human miracles standing with their feet grounded boasting of their uniqueness keeping humanity