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For example, if I am playing as the Mayan's and I have one city with the following building:

Pyramid: + 2 Faith + 2 Science (replaces Shrine)

and I have founded a pantheon and chosen the following belief:

Ancestor Worship: +1 Culture for every Shrine in your civilization

Does my Pyramid receive the +1 Culture bonus?

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The buildings are fundamentally equivalent in the game, which is why you need to build a Pyramid in every city (instead of a monument) if you're seeking to build the National Epic, and the same thing follows if you're building Steles instead.

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