Tallest Roman Catholic Churches in South America. At 124 meters, the Cathedral of Maringá stands the tallest in South America. It was completed in 1972 and its modernist, conical shape was designed by architect José Augusto Bellucci based on the inspiration from the Soviet sputnik satellites.
At second with 115 meters, is the Basílica del Voto Nacional located in the historic center of Quito, Ecuador. The basilica was blessed by Pope John Paul II on January 30, 1985, and it was consecrated and inaugurated on July 12, 1988.
At 113 meters, Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Rosary, Manizales, or Manizales Cathedral ranks third tallest in South America.
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