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Some of the weirdest and most beautiful church decorations of all time

Some of the weirdest and most beautiful church decorations of all time

Not every church repainting job turns out as badly as the "Ecce Homo" fresco in Spain.

Some of the weirdest and most beautiful church decorations of all time

Some of the weirdest and most beautiful church decorations of all time

Not every church repainting job turns out as badly as the "Ecce Homo" fresco in Spain.

Some of the weirdest and most beautiful church decorations of all time

Some of the weirdest and most beautiful church decorations of all time

Not every church repainting job turns out as badly as the "Ecce Homo" fresco in Spain. In fact, these churches all became far more fascinating after people added sometimes bizarre, sometimes beautiful paintings to them.

Some of the weirdest and most beautiful church decorations of all time

Some of the weirdest and most beautiful church decorations of all time

Not every church repainting job turns out as badly as the "Ecce Homo" fresco in Spain. In fact, these churches all became far more fascinating after people added sometimes bizarre, sometimes beautiful paintings to them.

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