Taiwan’s building a church, and it’s a giant glass shoe

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The marvels of modern architecture abound around the world.

There’s a building that looks like a banknote in Lithuania, a building called the ‘friendly alien’ in Austria and, now, a church shaped like a high-heeled shoe in Taiwan.

The church, a tinted blue glass structure, is 55 feet tall at the top of the heel and 36 feet wide.

Based on that and guessing it’s roughly 75-80 feet from toe to heel, we’ll call it a size 880.

It’s taken two months to build at a cost of $686,000, according to the BBC.

The structure has been created by local government officials in Taiwan and will be used primarily for weddings and photoshoots but not regular services.

New York magazine quotes a regional official as saying the completed building will include features like “chairs for lovers, maple leaves, biscuits and cakes.”

The design of the slipper was inspired by the story of a local woman whose wedding was canceled after her legs were amputated and lived out her days in a church.

The building will open to the public on February 8.

But, people are already having fun taking photos in front of it.



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