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Old May 3rd, 2015, 01:36 PM   #21
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St Paul's Cathedral, London 111m



Our Lady of the Peace, Yammoussoukro, Ivory Coast 158m (world's largest classical dome)



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Spring Temple Buddha, Foquan Temple, China: 208m (with base)



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Old May 3rd, 2015, 02:11 PM   #23
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Great topic!~

Tallest churchtower in Holland, The Netherlands, Domtoren in Utrecht.


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I believe the tallest in Canada is St. Joseph's Oratory in Montreal at 129 m. It can hold 10,000 people or 2,400 seated. The dome is the 3rd largest of its kind in the world after the Basilica of Our Lady of Peace of Yamoussoukro in Côte d'Ivoire and Saint Peter's Basilica in Rome.

St. Joseph's Oratory, Montreal, 129m
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Qûtb Minâr Mosque - Delhi (80m)



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Old May 10th, 2015, 03:46 AM   #27
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Not the tallest, however, my home city, Norwich Cathedral.

Height: 96m

Built: 1096


Norwich Cathedral Sunset by Al Glenton, on Flickr
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Old May 10th, 2015, 03:52 AM   #28
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Spring Temple Buddha, Foquan Temple, China: 208m (with base)



Kinda misleading since its a statue, but looks great
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Old May 12th, 2015, 02:30 PM   #29
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Visited one of these giant Buddha's in december 2014, they are really cool and impressive, can only suggest doing it for a day trip. You won't learn much about history though since most of them were done in the 1990s and later, which I personally do not mind at all.
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Basilica di San Gaudenzio, Novara, Italy
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Angkor Wat Temple, Siem Reap Province, Cambodia



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Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore
Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Flower

Florence - Italy
(114.5 m)
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Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta
Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption

Siena - Italy
(50 m)
1196-1348
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Cattedrale di San Giorgio
Cathedral of Saint George

Modica - Italy
(62 m)
17th century
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Chicago Temple Building - 173 m
Chicago Temple Building by Richard Pilon, on Flickr
Inside the top of a skyscraper - Chicago Temple Building Chapel by Joe L, on Flickr
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The Chicago Temple Building is a 173 meter (568 foot) tall skyscraper church located at 77 W. Washington St. in Chicago, Illinois, United States. It is home to the congregation of the First United Methodist Church of Chicago. It was completed in 1924 and has 23 floors dedicated to religious and office use. It is the tallest church building in the world, although Ulm Minster is the tallest church in the world.

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