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From Italy to Iran, AD surveys those church ceilings that not only inspire religious devotion but form stunning aethestics

15 of the Most Beautiful Church Ceilings From Around the World

Kunsthistorisches (Art History) Museum is one of the most famous landmarks in Vienna (along with its twin, the Naturhistorisches Museum). Construction began in 1871 to house the Habsburgs' art collection, and it opened to the public in 1891. The palatial museum has a truly stunning interior, centered around the main cupola hall and grand staircase. The rest of the museum showcases a beautiful array of marble columns, towering ceilings, and stucco details.—C.M.

The 15 Most Beautiful Museums in the World

Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria The Most Beautiful Museums in the World - Condé Nast Traveler

Eldridge Street Synagogue  The Lower East Side’s Jewish community has had a gorgeous place of worship at the Eldridge Street Synagogue since 1887. The sanctuary’s neo-Moorish designs were recently restored, and new stained-glass windows by artist Kiki Smith and architect Deborah Gans were added. The synagogue museum’s deputy director will lead two talks on Sunday, providing a behind-the-scenes look.

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Explore the Islamic architecture, tree-lined boulevards, and Persian gardens in Isfahan, Iran.

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Nave ceiling, Church of the Sagrada Família or Basílica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família, Antoni Gaudí, photograph by CC BY-SA

Aya Sofya is the great architectural landmark at the heart of Istanbul, with its four minarets poise... - artherng / Getty Images

Aya Sofya is the great architectural landmark at the heart of Istanbul, with its four minarets poise.

Headlining beside one of the world’s largest squares, Esfahan’s Imam Mosque is a tiled wonder. Compl... - Marco Ferrarin / Getty Images

The world’s most beautiful buildings: Imam Mosque, Iran--a tiled wonder, completely covered inside and out with pale blue and yellow ceramic tiles, a stunning century mosque with the main dome is high.

This whimsical museum is actually a five-story sculpture of Erawan, a three-headed elephant from Hindu mythology. The structure houses antiques, sculptures, and an amazing stained-glass ceiling.

The Most Beautiful Stained Glass in the World

This whimsical museum is actually a five-story sculpture of Erawan, a three-headed elephant from Hindu mythology. The structure houses antiques, sculptures, and an amazing stained-glass ceiling.

11 Stunning Cathedrals You Can Visit

Choir boys stand by a Christmas tree in front of Westminster Abbey in London

A papier-mâché model displayed during Las Fallas festival, the annual celebration in praise of St. Joseph, in Valencia, Spain - Jorgefontestad/iStockPhoto/GettyImages

Las Fallas: A Festival of Fire

A papier-mâché model displayed during Las Fallas festival, the annual celebration in praise of St. Joseph, in Valencia, Spain - Jorgefontestad/iStockPhoto/GettyImages

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31 Truly Awesome Destinations in Europe

31 Truly Awesome Destinations in Europe: KIEV PECHERSK LAVRA MONASTERY Take a look inside this monastery to see historic art and architecture - it's one of Ukraine's most breathtaking monuments.

Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Muscat, Oman

Most Beautiful Mosques in the World

A quarter of the world's population identifies as Muslim, everywhere from Malaysia to Maryland.

Mezquita and the Great Mosque of Córdoba. Cordoba, Spain. 784

Visited Cordoba Mosque, Spain a few years ago and am still blown away by its beauty! Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba, Spain. Visigothic Catholic Church from Islam Catholic Church

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