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Historical church buildings in Africa that are still a sight to behold

February 03, 2019 at 08:00 am | We Tour

Elizabeth Ofosuah Johnson

Elizabeth Ofosuah Johnson | Staff Writer

February 03, 2019 at 08:00 am | We Tour

Photo Patrick Robert/Sygma/Corbis

Contrary to popular belief, Christianity existed in Africa long before the Western invasion in other parts of the continent where it was re-introduced to the indigenous people. The arrival of the westerners in Africa made the religion very popular.

While there are more spectacular churches cropping up on the continent, there remain a few old ones that still manage to be more breathtaking than odern ones.

In no particular order, here are 7 historical church buildings in Africa that are still a sight to behold.

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