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This beautiful collection showcases some of Europe's most stunning churches - years after they've been abandoned. This is an abandoned church in Romania.

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Once a magnificent church of Belgium. The gorgeous buildings are now strewn with rubble, have dusty pews and weeds are sprouting where the aisles once were.

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An abandoned church in Italy. The urban photographer, called Roman, visited several European countries including France, Italy and Belgium over three years as part of his project.

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The 30-year-old, who works in IT, said the architecture was 'fascinating' and exploring abandoned churches is one of his favourite hobbies.

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Pictured: An abandoned church in France.
The photographer said: "I've tried to capture the beauty in abandoned chapels and churches.
"Places like these can be very old, carrying lots of history with them and each place tells it own story.

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Pictured: An abandoned church in France.
"I love the secrecy of what's going on behind the altar and I run into the most amazing things when exploring them."

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Pictured: An abandoned church in Italy.
He added: "Some of these buildings were a walk in the park to get to because everything was open and no-one was looking after them anymore.
"Others were harder, like one where I had to walk up a steep mountain for 45 minutes to get there.

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Pictured: An abandoned church in Italy.
"I find it very interesting to see how different countries have their own way of constructing these religious places.
"The architecture differs a lot, which is fascinating."