You Will Hardly Drop Your Head Having These Heavenlike Ceilings Above

There’s a reason ceilings are higher (meaning closer to God) than other architectural elements. Some are so miraculous that you’ll forget where you’ve come: to a cathedral or a mosque. That is the joining power of real art.

Trinity College Library in Ireland

Terrace at the Gramercy Park Hotel in New York City

Summer Palace in Beijing, China

Salon Urbain in Montreal, Canada

Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada

Palazzo della Cancellaria, Rome, Italy

National Assembly Building in Wales

Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest, Hungary

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Mirror Work Inside Shah Cheragh Mosque, Shiraz, Iran

Minimalistic ceiling

Metro station in Naples, Italy

Marrakech Menara Airport in Morocco

Lukang’s Lungshan Temple, Taiwan

La Sagrada Família Church in Barcelona, Spain

Hall of the Two Sisters at Alhambra in Spain

Glass ceiling by Chihuly at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas

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Entrance at a home in Cape Town, South Africa

Church of the Saviour of Spilled Blood, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Chiesa Santa Maria Assunta, Soncino, Italy

Chamber of Human Rights and the Alliance of Civilizations at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland

Castello di Sammezzano in Reggello, Tuscany, Italy

Cardiff Castle, Arab room ceiling, Wales

British Museum in London

Aachen Cathedral, Aachen, Germany

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Some more amazing mosques

This post includes old mosques as well as modern high-tech ceilings. No matter how historically significant they are, only the beauty is important.

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