The World's Tallest Church

Updated February 23, 2017 | Factmonster Staff

The Question:

What is the tallest church in the world?

The Answer:

According to Guinness World Records, the church with the tallest spire in the world is that of Ulm Münster, the Protestant Cathedral of Ulm, Germany. The building is early Gothic and was begun in 1377. The tower was not completed until 1890, and is 528 feet (161 meters) high.

The book also makes mention of the Chicago Temple/First United Methodist Church in Chicago, Illinois, which consists of a 22-story skyscraper surmounted by a steeple cross at 568 feet above street level.

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