Posts Tagged ‘religious sites’

Why do religious sites remain so popular with agnostic tourists?

Monday, November 20th, 2023
religious sites

In amongst the plethora of daily visitors, the finishing touches are being put on Gaudi’s magnificent Sagrada Familia in Barcelona. In Paris, Notre Dame still dons the tourist maps, despite a horrific fire that ripped through the iconic cathedral in 2019 and the painstaking restoration works underway ever since. The hilltop citadel of Athens, the Read more

10 religious sites around the world that every atheist should see

Friday, October 21st, 2016

Here’s a question: if you don’t believe in the religion, should you be allowed to gawk at its places of worship? I’ve always felt just the tiniest bit uncomfortable when touring religious sites – churches, temples, synagogues and the like – knowing I’m not a believer. It gives those visits an air of voyeurism, that Read more