Catedral de Sal

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Catedral de Sal, Colombia
Deep inside the Zipaquirá salt mines, a ramp leads to the three-nave Roman Catholic church and 14 smaller chapels that make up the Catedral de Sal. The church began as a small chapel where miners could pray, but it has grown into a labyrinth of tunnels that wind past reflection pools, marble sculptures, and altars that depict the life of Jesus.
Carrera 7, 30 miles north of Bogotá. This appeared in the August/September 2013 issue. Image: Pilar Mejia/AGE Fotostock
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