10 Fascinating Sacred Places of World Religions

The Spanish have a saying for things like medicines, that truly work: “It’s like the hand of a saint,” referring to osseous relics collected by Christians and thought to possess miraculous powers. Those bones, supposedly from the remains of martyred Christian saints, are all over the world and are meant to be sacred. But Christianity is not alone among the world’s religions in possessing sacred objects, placed in holy places, where the faithful dutifully surrender tribute and prayer to these memorabilia. Let’s take a look at some of the most fascinating sacred places of world religions.