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Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder (Our Lord in the Attic)Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder (Our Lord in the Attic)
Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Church of Our Lord in the Attic is a Catholic church hidden inside a canal house of the Red Light District is the only surviving *schuilkerk* (clandestine church) that dates from the Reformation, when open Catholic worship was outlawed.

St. Paul's CathedralSt. Paul's Cathedral
London, England, UK

This grand Neoclassical cathedral was designed by Sir Christopher Wren in 1675 after its predecessor burned down in the Great Fire of London. The site of many important wedding and funerals over the centuries, St. Paul's Cathedral is one of the most popular attractions in Britain.

Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima
Fatima, Portugal

The Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima is one of most famous Marian shrines in the world. Some 4 million people visit each year, drawn by visions of the Virgin Mary reported by shepherd children in 1917.

PanthéonPanthéon
Paris, France

This Neoclassical church was originally part of an abbey dedicated to St. Genevieve, but since the 18th century it has served primarily as a burial place for French heroes.

La MadeleineLa Madeleine
Paris, France

Dedicated to St. Mary Magdalene, this Neoclassical church was originally designed as a temple to the glory of Napoleon's army.

Französischer Dom
Berlin, Germany

The French Cathedral is the oldest of the two churches on Gendarmenmarkt square. It was built by the Huguenot (French Calvinist) community between 1701 and 1705.

The Presidents' Church
Washington, USA

Dubbed the "Presidents' Church," this historic Episcopal church is located next to the White House. Since 1816 every president has attended a service here, including Obama on Inauguration Da

St. Mary's Pro-Cathedral

Known affectionately as "The Pro," this is the unofficial Catholic cathedral of Dublin. It was built in 1825 in a Neoclassical style.

Cathedral Church of St. Paul
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Founded in 1818, the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Boston is a historic Epicopalian cathedral with a thriving congregation.

First Unitarian Church
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

There are many "First Unitarian Churches" in the United States, but the one in Baltimore really deserves the name. It was here in 1819 that Unitarianism was first defined as a denomination.

Jewish Museum of Maryland
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Founded in 1960 between two 19th-century synagogues, this award-winning museum tells the story of Jewish life in America, with special attention on the history of Judaism in Maryland.