Gothic churches are something you'll see all over the place in older parts of the world. That includes cities all over Europe. What I love about them is the incredible amount of detail they contain. I mean, can you even imagine the time it would take to make something so gorgeous? Take a peek at these Gothic churches and you may just know where you want to go for your next vacation.
There is nothing more awe inspiring than standing in front of Gothic churches and looking up.
I've been here and I can tell you that it is even more breathtaking on the inside.
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The light show at this cathedral makes it a one of a kind sight that I guarantee you'll never see anywhere again.
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This one isn't as elaborate as many of the other Gothic churches, but there's still something beautiful in its simplicity.
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There is so much history that goes along with this cathedral in Germany.
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Check out all the detail created by the brick work on this cathedral.
I can't get over all the great details that this cathedral in France has. It must have taken so long!
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What a sight to see. This would make the most epic photograph in your collection.
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Sadly, this one was closed when I visited London, but the outside is completely awe inspiring so it wasn't a total loss.
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I think that Ireland has some of the most gorgeous Gothic architecture anywhere in the world.
See what I mean? Here's another great example of an Irish Gothic church.
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What a beautiful church! I love all the spires.
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If you ever find yourself in Somerset, England, make sure you pay a visit to this cathedral. You won't be sorry, I promise!
Can you imagine taking a hike through the woods and happening upon this? It's beautiful, isn't it?
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I love the look of a building when moss starts to creep its way up the sides.
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This is probably one of the best examples of Gothic architecture in the United States. It's located in Toledo, Ohio.
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Nothing could be more Gothic than this, right?
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The detail on this church is stunning!
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This church is so beautiful that I really want to see what it looks like on the inside.
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I'm Lutheran so I'd really love to go to Germany and visit this one.
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The white snow in the foreground just makes this church even more beautiful.
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Germany is definitely one of the countries with loads of Gothic architecture.
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If you're ever in Paris, be sure to take a boat ride on the Seine so you can get a good view of Notre Dame from the side.
There aren't even enough words to describe how wonderful this church is.
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One of the things I love most about Gothic architecture is how it carries all around the building and isn't relegated to just the front.
What's your favorite Gothic church? After my trip to Paris, I have to say that Notre Dame ranks right up there for me. I know - cliche, right? But there must be a reason it's so popular. Have you ever visited any of the ones on this list?
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