Churches are known for their unique beauty and impressive architectural mastery. No matter your belief, these holy places of worship are incredible pieces of architecture and historical significance.
Surprisingly the most stunning churches in the continent are found in the northernmost region which is predominantly Muslim.
We look at some of the Most Beautiful Churches in Africa as of 2017:
Basilica of Our Lady of Peace of Yamoussoukro, Côte d’Ivoire
The Basilica of Our Lady of Peace or in French: Basilique Notre-Dame de la Paix was constructed from 1985 to 1989. It reportedly cost between US$175 – 600 million.
The design was inspired by the Basilica of Saint Peter in Vatican City. It is, by many accounts, the world’s largest church and was also listed in the Guinness World Records.