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21 of the Most Beautiful Sacred Sites That Every Traveler Must Visit

Completed in 1619, Isfahan's Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque is one of the most beautiful structures in Iran, if not the entire Middle East. The structure was designed by the Persian architect Sheikh Baha'i (1547 - 1621), a man who was also well-versed as a philosopher, mathematician, and astronomer.

21 of the Most Beautiful Sacred Sites That Every Traveler Must Visit

From the Oscar Niemeyer-designed Cathedral of Brasília to Gaudí's Sagrada Família, these houses of worship would attract non-believers simply for their design

Originally Appeared on Architectural Digest