Article by Rachel Greenberg, originally written for NileGuide

1. Shrine of Our Lady of Altagracia – Higuey, Dominican Republic

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2. Las Lajas Sanctuary- Nariño, Colombia

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3. Chapel of the Holy Cross – Sedona, Arizona

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4. Blagovishensky Cathedral- Kharkov, Ukraine

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5. Hallgrímskirkja – Reykjavik, Iceland

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6. Chapel on the Rock – Allenspark, Colorado

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 7. Church in a Hill – Luxembourg

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8. Cathedral of Santa Maria of Palma – Mallorca, Spain

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9. Paoay Church -Ilocos Norte, Philippines

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10. Cadet Chapel of the Air Force Academy – near Colorado Springs, Colorado

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11. Cathedral of Maringa – Parana, Brazil

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12. Mejorada del Campo – outside Madrid, Spain

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13. Grundtvigs Church – Copenhagen, Denmark

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14. San Francisco de Asis Church – Ranchos de Taos, New Mexico

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15. Santuario Madonna della Lacrime – Sicily, Italy

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16. Chapelle Saint-Michel Aiguilhe – Le Puy-en-Velay, France

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17. Church of St. George- Lalibela, Ethiopia

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18. Cathedral of Brasilia – Brasilia, Brazil

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19. St. Michael’s Golden-Domed Monastery – Kiev, Ukraine

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