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Los Angeles, USA

View of Los Angeles by night. Photo Creative Commons License Kolby.

Spirituality may not be the first thing that comes to mind when one thinks of Los Angeles, but the sprawling western city is home to an interesting variety of places of worship. Along with movie stars and Disneyland, Los Angeles offers some unique and striking church architecture, several Asian temples, and the centers of new religious movements like the Church of Scientology.


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Sacred Sites and Religious Attractions in Los Angeles

  • Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels
    Completed in 2002, this modern Catholic cathedral is the third-largest in the world. It is a fine example of modern religious architecture and contains many notable artworks.
  • Hsi Lai Temple
    Completed in 1988, this Chinese Buddhist temple and monastery in Hacienda Heights is the largest in the United States.