The world is home to some incredibly impressive churches of historical and spiritual importance. Check out 17 of the largest churches in the world, they're pretty hard to miss!
Basilica of Our Lady of Peace of Yamoussoukro
According to the Guinness Book of Records, the Basilica of Our Lady of Peace of Yamoussoukro in the Ivory Coast is the largest church in the world. It boasts an impressive exterior area of 30,000 m². Its interior area of 7,989m² is a slightly less impressive, placing it behind 16 other churches.
Cathedral of Our Lady
It was built in Antwerp, Belgium, during the years 1352-1521. Its size is 8,000m².
Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe
It was built in Mexico City, Mexico, during the years 1974-1976. Its size is 8,000m².
Basilica of the Sacred Heart
It was built in Brussels, Belgium, during the years 1905-1970. Its size is 8,000m².
Cathedral of Saint Sava
It was built in Belgrade, Serbia, during the years 1935-2003. Its size is 8,162m².