22+ Iconic and Beautiful Buildings Around the World
Posted in: Architecture
On October 14, 2019

Beautiful buildings of the world, its local cultures, foods, textiles and of course the architectures of those buildings are some of the great things to discover around. Traveling as we say, is the most beautiful experience one can have. The thing that makes you rich without even buying is traveling, you can gather knowledge about foods, cultures, and traditions about the place and its beautiful locations around. The past of the place and the surrounding of the place, you can have a look around and gather every penny of knowledge.

1. Taj Mahal — Agra, India

Taj Mhel

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Made with white marbles decorated with semi-precious stones, Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal, going against the traditions of Mughals, which was the red sandstone architecture of Persians and Mughals. Made for his lady Mumtaz Mahal. His buildings reach advanced level architectures.

2. The Shard — London, UK

The Shard

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3. Niteroi Contemporary Art Museum — Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Niteroi Contemporary Art Museum

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Niteroi Museum is no doubt one of the best architectural buildings in the world. Oscar Niemeyer designed the museum with the guidance and assistance of Bruno Contarini which was not the first invention of the duo. With a height of 16 meters and a diameter of 50 meters. The museum has three floors. This museum is based on the Boa Viagem beach. In the words of Niemeyer Niteroi means ‘’like a flower’’. The museum surrounded by pools in a cylindrical base indeed looks like the flower.

4. Bran Castle — Bran, Romania

Bran Castle

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5. Centre Georges Pompidou — Paris, France

Centre Georges Pompidou

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The inside-out building, Centre Georges Pompidou was the first building made inside-out in the architectural history of architecture. The structural system and the mechanical system and the circulation system is exposed as the exteriors of the building. The color coding is in the ways, Green color is for pipes plumbing, blue is for the climate-controlling ducts, yellow is the electrical wire systems and the red, as usual, is for safety devices.

6. Konark Sun Tower — Konark, India

Konark Sun Tower

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7. Musee d’Orsay — Paris, France

Musee d'Orsay

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Musee D’Orsay is the museum of French arts from the century of 1840s to the century of 1920s which is situated in France. This museum includes arts of paintings, photography, sculptures and furniture. The originally a railway station and now a museum was previously named as Gare d’Orsay and now as Musee D’Orsay. The architecture mind behind this was to conceal the gap between the Louvre and the Modern Pompidou Centre’s National Museum of Modern Art.

8. Chrysler Building — New York City, USA

Chrysler Building

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9. The Gherkin — London, UK

The Gherkin

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Designed by the famous architectural firm Foster and Partners architectural firm’s Mr. Norman Foster. This innovative building stands out in between other buildings of London. London’s buildings are mostly known for its conservativeness and rich looks.

10. Potala Palace — Lhasa, Tibet, China

Potala Palace

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11. Dresden Frauenkirche — Dresden, Germany

Dresden Frauenkirche

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The state of Saxony which is the capital of Germany has a beautiful church which is Lutheran whose name is Dresden Frauenkirche. During Reformation, the catholic church was turned into Protestant, which was built as a sign of the citizen’s will of the church to remain protestant. The Protestant ruler turned their ruler into Catholicism.

12. Musee du Louvre — Paris, France

Musee du Louvre

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13. Chateau Frontenac — Quebec, Canada

Chateau Frontenac

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A historic hotel in Canada’s Quebec and in Quebec City which is most commonly known as the famous The Fairmont Le Château Frontenac. The Old Quebec has the hotel situated in it which is the upper town of the whole district. The famous designer Bruce Price was the designer of The Chateau Frontenac who also designed the Canadian Pacific Railway Company. Fairmont Hotels and Resorts is managed currently by the hotel.

14. Sydney Opera House — Sydney, Australia

Sydney Opera House

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15. One World Trade Center — New York City, USA

One World Trade Center

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In lower Manhattan which is in New York City, the World Trade Centre Complex was renovated as One World Trade Centre which is the foremost building. There is no other building in the United States and the Western Hemisphere as the One World Trade Centre. It is also the seventh-tallest in the entire world.

16. Space Needle — Seattle, Washington, USA

Space Needle

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17. The Lotus Temple — New Delhi, India

The Lotus Temple

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Inaugurated in December 1986 situated in India, Delhi, The Lotus Temple is a Baha I world temple. The foremost and important attraction of the city, it has got its flower-like shape from its own name. The Lotus Temple welcomes each and every person irrespective of his or her religion or any other race.

18. Houses of Parliament — London, UK

Houses of Parliament

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19. Casa Mila — Barcelona, Spain

Casa Mila

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Casa Mila or the stone quarry is a modernist building in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. Designed and built by the famous architect Antoni Gaudi in between the years of 1906 to 1912.

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20. Burj Khalifa — Dubai, UAE

Burj Khalifa

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21. The White House — Washington, D.C., USA

The White House

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The President of the United States has his own workplace and residence which is fondly known as The White House. It is probably one of the iconic buildings in the world.

22. Sagrada Familia — Barcelona, Spain

Sagrada Familla

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