The magnificence of baroque churches

Cathedral of Saint Francis, Quito, Ecuador

Cathedral of Saint Francis, Quito, Ecuador

These photographs of Baroque churches in Europe and Latin America were taken by Cyril Porchet as part of a book entitled Seduction.

You don’t have to be a Catholic or even a Christian to appreciate the love, talent and hard work that went into creating such beauty.

Asam Church in Munich, Germany

Asam’s Church in Munich, Germany

Cathedral Metropolitana Mexico City

Metropolitan Cathedral in Mexico City

Cathedral of Cartuja in Granada, Spain

Church of the Cartuja Monastery in Granada, Spain

 LINKS

Cyril Porchet photographs ornate Baroque churches around the world on Salon.  A gallery of 11 photographs.

Jan Zieba – panoramic photographer.  Interactive panoramic pictures of Baroque churches in Poland, including the 350-year-old wooden Church of Peace in Swidnica.

National Cathedral by Mike the Mad Biologist.  Not Baroque, but still beautiful.

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