Best Stained Glass Churches:The Ultimate Bucket List for Stained Glass Lovers

Best Stained Glass Churches:The Ultimate Bucket List for Stained Glass Lovers

The World’s Most Beautiful Stained Glass Churches

Stained glass windows are a unique art form that elevate the beauty in our churches and cathedrals across the globe. They take our breath away and strike awe into our hearts, making even the most unholy of us pause for a moment and recognize the divine. Stained glass lovers will want to add the following churches to their bucket lists and start planning their trips to these sites of the some of the world’s best church stained glass.

Chartres Cathedral, also known as the Cathedral of Our Lady of Chartres, is a Roman Catholic church in Chartres, France. This gorgeous church was built to accommodate 176 stained glass windows, which illuminate the interior with colorful beams of light. One of the most famous stained glass windows in the world is in Chartres Cathedral, the glorious rose window depicting the birth of Christ.



Another church not to be missed for its stained glass windows is York Minster, one of the most spectacular and largest of all European cathedrals. Located in York, England, York Minster is home to the Great East Window (finished in 1408), the largest expanse of medieval stained glass in the world. Its apocalyptic scene was designed by John Thornton. There is also a heart-shaped design affectionately known as The Heart of Yorkshire. Make sure you add York Minster to your list for the greatest church stained glass.

Salt Lake City Church Stained Glass

Salt Lake City is another city that tourists and locals alike recognize for its religious architecture, a huge part of which is stained glass windows. Salt Lake City Stained Glass, the local branch of Scottish Stained Glass, has been proudly serving Salt Lake City and all of central Utah with quality church stained glass for nearly 25 years. Contact us for all your religious, residential, and commercial stained glass needs, whether it’s conceptual design, repair, or restoration.

Martin Faith is a talented artist, visionary, and collector of antique stained glass windows. Prior to moving to the United States, Martin worked as a stained glass artisan in Glasgow. There, he spent many years cultivating his skills and learning the techniques and history behind the centuries old art form. Today, he is the proud owner of Salt Lake City Stained Glass, the largest and most highly renowned stained glass studio in Utah. Over the past 30 years, Martin and his team have produced over 50,000 stained and leaded glass windows ranging in size, style, and appearance. His company has been highlighted on various media outlets including HGTV, the DIY Network, CBS, and NBC.

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