Ulm Minster, Ulm, Germany – 161.5 m (530 ft): The tallest cathedral in the world is also the latest cathedral built among all the European churches in this list.
Our Lady of Peace Basilica, Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast – 158.0 m (518 ft): This cathedral is the latest church in this list (completed in 1989).
Strasbourg Cathedral, Strasbourg, France – 142.0 m (466 ft): The Strasbourg Cathedral also had the chance to be the tallest structure in the world. It was completed in 1439.
Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, England – 159.7 m (524 ft): The Lincoln Cathedral was the tallest building in the world from its completion in 1311 till 1549.
Cologne Cathedral, Cologne, Germany – 157.4 m (516 ft): The Cologne Cathedral was the tallest building in the world from its completion in 1880 till 1884.
Old St Paul’s Cathedral, London, England – 150.0 m (493 ft): Old St Paul’s Cathedral is the only cathedral in this list that no longer exists. Completed in 1240.
St. Mary’s church, Stralsund, Germany – 151.0 m (495 ft): Completed in 1478, the church current height is 104 meters as a spire was destroyed in 1647.
St. Nicholas’ Church, Hamburg, Germany – 147.3 m (483 ft): Completed in 1874, this church was also once the tallest building in the world, from 1874 till 1876.