The 50 Greatest Churches and Cathedrals (Paperback)

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Cathedrals and great churches are among the most iconic sights of the world's towns and cities.

Visible from miles around, the cathedrals of Canterbury, St Paul's, Chartres and St Stephen's in Vienna dominate their skylines. Others surprise by their statistics: Salisbury has Britain's tallest spire, Wells the largest display of medieval sculptures in the world, while King's College Chapel in Cambridge boasts the largest fan vaulting in existence. Not all are ancient: Dresden's reconstructed Frauenkirche opened in 2005 and Gaudi's masterpiece in Barcelona is still under construction.

Award-winning travel writer Sue Dobson gives us a highly personal tour of their highlights.

About the Author


Sue Dobson is an awarding-winning travel writer and magazine editor with a passion for discovering the world, its art, music, religions and cultures. Her love of cities is balanced by the joy of landscapes as diverse as deserts and mountains.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781785782831
ISBN-10: 1785782835
Publisher: Icon Books
Publication Date: February 6th, 2018
Pages: 288
Language: English