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Esztergom Chatedral Hungary


Behold this stunning drone video of the great Esztergom Cathedral, one of the great cultural treasures of Hungary and indeed of Central Europe.  It's in the city of the same name, which lies a short distance north of the Hungarian capital city Budapest.  Esztergom is arguably the cultural center of Hungary, and served as the capital of a medieval predecessor of modern Hungary.  Built on the banks of the mighty Danube River in the mid-19th century, the cathedral is the largest church in Hungary.


Milano Duomo Drone Shots


Top contributor Volovisione created this marvelous drone video of the largest church in Italy.  The Duomo (Cathedral) of Milan is one of the most well-known sites in this magnificent and industrious city, the capital of the Lombardy region and the second largest city in Italy.  Built over six centuries, it's the third largest church in all of Europe and the fourth largest in the world.  The Duomo was finally completed in 1805, and was the venue for Napoleon Bonaparte to declare himself King of Italy.


Dubrovnik Cathedral 杜布羅夫尼克大教堂

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The Dubrovnik Cathedral is one of the best known sites in Dubrovnik, the highly photogenic city on Croatia's Damlation Coast.  The present structure was completed in the early 17th century on the site of several earlier versions.  The cathedral is distinguished by statues of St. Blaise which are built into the spaces between the four columns of the facade.  The distinctive design was the product of some of the most famous architects in Italy who were hired for the project.  


A morning over the gold cathedral

Mariya Zlateva

The Alexander Nevsky Church in Sofia, Bulgaria is one of the largest Eastern Orthodox churches in the world.  Construction began in 1882 but wasn't completed until 1912.  The cathedral holds up to 10k people. Contributor Mariqllz used a DJI drone to create this amazing aerial view of the cathedral, which is the largest tourist attraction in the country.  It was built in memorial to the soliders killed in the Russian-Turkish war which freed Bulgaria from Ottoman rule.


Ta Pinu Gozo


One of the most spectacular sights on the northern Malta island of Gozo is the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Blessed Virgin of Ta' Pinu.  The basilica and adjacent shrine is situated on a hill overlooking the town of Gharb, on the northwestern coast of Malta's second (northern) main island.  Considered one of Malta's great cultural treasurers, the basiica was the site of a mass celebration by Pope John Paul II in 1990.


Dom St Peter 雷根斯堡教堂, Regensburg,Germany


Regensburg is the fourth largest city in Bavaria, Germany's southern region.  It's most prominent landmark is the Regensburg Cathedral, a 16th century structure in the old city center on the Danube River.  The cathedral escaped serious damage from a famous bombing raid on Regensburg's aircraft factory during World War II.   Contributor Minglam created this amazing drone video of the architectural marvel.


Berlin Dom aerial tour, Germany.

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The Supreme Parish and Collegiate Church in Berlin,  aka the Berlin Dom, is one of the most recognized sites in the German capital city.  It was built in 1905, when Berlin was at the peak of its imperial splendor under Kaiser Wilhelm II.  In this video, content creator Raf Neo used a DJI MAvic Pro drone to create an aerial tour of this amazing structure in the Museum Island area of the city, which was in the Western sector and surrounded by the Berlin Wall for decades.  


Wounded Beauty - La Bellezza Ferita


The province of Umbria in Central Italy was devastated by a massive earthquake in 2016.  The quake, which registered a 6.6 on the Richter Scale, killed nearly 250 people.  It also wrought massive devastation on some of Italy's greatest cultural treasurers.  In this drone video, contributor Lorenzo shows us magnificent pre-earthquake footage of the abbeys and churches of Valle Castoriana and Valnerina, many of which were severely demaged by the earthquakes.


Highlights of Vienna: Karlskirche


The Austrian capital city of Vienna is known in part for its Baroque architecture.  It's no surprise then that in this Catholic country, some of the most prominent Baroque style buildings in the city are churches.  In this drone video by contributor W. Obreder, you'll get a bird's eye view of the most famous of these churches.  Rektoratskirche (St. Charles Church) was commissioned in 1713 by the Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI.  It was completed over two decades later, in 1737.


Sanctuario de Nuestra Señora de Las Lajas


If you find yourself adventuring through the southwest canyon in Colombia where the Guitara River flows below,  and happen upon the basilica known as, Las Lajas Sanctuary — brace yourself for complete awe. Contributor la.drones shares stunning aerial footage of this architectural wonder in its natural habitat in this drone video.  It was inspired by two women who saw an image of the Virgin in 1754, but wasn't completed for 200 years.  It is considered one of the finest churches in the world. 


Cathedrals of Kiev - Собори Києва

Alp Karagulle

One of the important distinctions between Ukrainian and Russian cultures is religion; whereas Russia is primarily part of the Eastern Orthodox world, Ukraine is predominantly Catholic.  Not surprisingly, the cathedrals which dot the Ukrainian capital city of Kiev are some of its most prominent landmarks.  In this video, contributor Alp Karagulle uses a drone to give us an aerial tour of the Cathedrals of Kiev, including the magnificent Saint Sophia's Cathedral. 


Cathédrale de la major , Marseille 4K


Contributor CHDTNBN created this beautiful drone video of the Cathédrale Sainte-Marie-Majeure, the most well known landmark in the largest city of Southern France.  It was constructed in the mid-19th century, on the ruins of a church on the same site which had dated to the 12th century.  The port city of Marseilles is the capital of the Bouches-du-Rhône district.  It is the second largest city proper in France, and as a metropolitan area it's third after Paris and Lyon. 


Pilgrimage Church / UNESCO


Contributor Ludoweet created this stunning video of Pilgrimage Church in the Czech Republic.  It is situated at the edge of Žďár nad Sázavou, near the historical border between the regions of Moravia and Bohemia.  He used a DJI Phantom 4 Professional drone to create a magnificent bird's eye view of this landmark, which has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage cultural site.  


Isle of Saint Meinhard

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The town of Ikskile lies in the center of the Baltic republic of Latvia on the Daugava River.  The most important historical and cultural landmark in the town is the Church of St. Meinhard, which was constructed in the 12th century.  In this video, contributor Jurgis Kreilis give us an aerial tour of the structure, which now sits on an island which was created by the reservoir of a hydroelectric plant constructed several decades ago during the Soviet era.  


Basilica of Our Lady of Licheń 🕍


Contributor Dronujemy created this magnificent drone video of one of the newest landmarks in Poland.  The Basilica of Our Lady of Licheń is a massive Catholic church built in the village of Licheń Stary in central Poland.  Completed in 2004, it's the largest church structure in Poland, a country which is known in part for its churches.  The church, which is about an hour's drive east of Posnan, was built to accommodate the Virgin Mary icon which attracts over a million visitors per year.


Epic Bulgaria 2 - Submerged Church "St. Ivan Rilski" in 4K

Blagoy Momchilov

Two types of landmarks which distinguish Bulgaria are churches and dams.  Contributor Blagoy Mamchilov used his DJI drone to create this spectacular video of a site with both.  The St. Ivan Rilski church is located in the town of Zapalnya in central Bulgaria, in an area that was flooded to make way for the Jrebchevo hydroelectric project in the 1960's.  Now sitting in the dam's reservoir, the partially submerged church is one of the country's most well known sites.  


The largest neo-Gothic basilica in the Americas


One of the most prominent sights in Ecuador's capital city Quito is the twin-spired Basilica del Voto Nacional.  Situated in the city's old town, the cathedral was built in the late 1800's to commemorate Ecuador's adherence to the Roman Catholic Sacred Heart Devotion.  Contributor Drones_Creativity_ec created this epic drone video of this landmark, the largest Neo-Gothic basilica in the Western Hemisphere.  


Stave Church in Norway - 4K


In this video, PilotViking treats us to a bird's eye view of a stave church, a once common church design in northern and western Europe.  Thousands of these wooden churches were built over a wide area, mostly in the late Middle Ages.  Alas, while they were easier and cheaper to build than stone churches, they did not have the same longevity: very few remain and virtually all of them are located in Norway.  This is the Hopperstad Church in Vik, a town in Fjordane Couty of western Norway. 


Rock of Cashel


The Rock of Cashel is one of the most recognized cultural sites in all of Ireland.  It is closely associated with what was perhaps the seminal event of Irish history: the conversion by St. Patrick of the King of Munster to Christianity in the 5th century.  The building ruins remaining on the ancient site include a tower, a chapel and a cathedral.  Contributor Ashville Aerial gives us a drone tour of this Antiquity-age site in County Tipperary in southeast Ireland.


Hungary Budapest Aerial Tour


Contributor Raf Neo used a DJI Mavic Pro drone to create this stunning tour of the highlights of the Hungarian capital city of Budapest.  The video opens and closes with spectacular shots of the St. Stephens Basilica, Hungary's greatest cultural treasure.  It is named after the first Hungarian king who ruled during the 10th and 11th centuries and is credited with converting his people to Christianity.  The church was completed in 1905 on the site of an old theater.  


Cologne (Köln) - Germany 2018

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Contributor Yekalay used a DJI Mavic Pro drone to create this aerial tour of Cologne, the most populous city in Germany's Rhineland region and the home of one of the world's most famous cathedrals.  The city is situated on the middle Rhine River in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, between Dusseldorf and Bonn .  Cologne was one of the biggest targets of Allied bombing in World War II; the Cathedral was hit 14 times and required massive postwar repair.




The Philippines is home to one of the world's largest populations of practicing Catholics.  It's not surprising then that the Manila Cathedral is one of the top sights on the island of Luzon if not the entire country.  The current structure was completed in 1958 on a site that had been used for seven previous cathedrals.  It's located in the Intramuros (walled city) of old Manila.  In this video, contributor and drone pilot Ventronics captured the beautiful church by drone.  



Reinis Vilnis

Contributor Reinis Vilnus created this beautiful one-shot video of one of the most well known churches in Eastern Europe. It's the St. Peter's Church in the Latvian capital of Riga.  While it's a Luthern Church, its construction pre-dates the Reformation.  Originally built in the 13th century, the church was destroyed in 1941 during the early days of Operation Barabarossa, the invasion by Nazi Germany of the (then) USSR.  It was meticulously reconstucted after the war, a process which took decades to complete.   


Soaring Over Barcelona - Mavic Pro (4K)


For a longer aerial tour of the great Catalan city Barcelona, this video by Martigen is for you.  It features extensive aerial footage of the city's Basilica otherwise known as Sagrada Familia, one of the most well known churches in the world despite being unfinished.  Construction on this masterpiece began in 1882, but for various reasons (including the Spanish Civil War) it is only now nearing completion, at which point it will be Europe's tallest religious structure.