The world's largest hand-blown stained glass window measures 24 feet by 67 feet and contains an astounding 117 different figures. One would naturally assume a stained glass window of that magnitude would be located in Rome or somewhere similar. Oddly, but magnificently, it happens to be right here in Kentucky- at St. Mary's Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption in Covington.

Here's a mesmerizing look at the Basilica- inside and out- from the Northern Kentucky Convention and Visitors Bureau. It's astonishing and absolutely breathtaking.

The cathedral is one of eleven stops on the recently launched Kentucky Faith Trail. That trail features a variety of churches and attractions here in the Commonwealth- from the Ark Encounter to "Raccoon" John Smith's Cabin to South Union Shaker Village to the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption.

The 'Gothic Revival' architecture and stained glass are the stars of the show. Here's an in-depth discussion of that architectural movement and how it inspired the construction of the basilica in Covington.

You'll see and hear an explanation of the world's largest hand-blown stained glass window at the 4:58 mark in the video.

If you'd like to visit St. Mary's Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, you can learn more about its services and hours of operation by visiting the official website. St. Mary's Catherdal Basilica of the Assumption is located at 1101 Madison Avenue in Covington, Kentucky.

It's open Monday through Friday 9am to 3pm, Saturdays 10am to 4:30pm, and Sundays 11:30am to 4pm.

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