Art Deco Sites
Below is an illustrated index of the 3 Art Deco sites profiled on Sacred Destinations so far. For photo credits, please see corresponding articles.
Basilica KoekelbergBrussels, BelgiumOfficially named the Basilique Sacré-Coeur, this huge Art Deco basilica is the fifth-largest church in the world. It was begun in 1905 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Belgian independence.
Chaar Hachamaim SynagogueCairo, EgyptThe concrete Art Deco exterior of this early 20th-century synagogue hides an interior of exquisite stained-glass windows and light fixtures rumored to be from Tiffany's.
Great SynagogueRome, ItalyThis large Orthodox synagogue dates from 1904 and includes an excellent Jewish museum.