Thursday, September 15, 2011

Famous Buildings in the World

From Stone Age to Modern World men has established greatest Architectures in the world. These are the best examples of manmade supreme buildings that have been popular in all over the world.

Ancient Famous Buildings

Stonehenge, England
Stonehenge is Greatest Architect of Britain, symbolizing secrecy, supremacy and endurance. This English Heritage is word wide famous for its architectural significance. This famous Stonehenge ruins has been awarded as the “Most Important Prehistoric Structure”, for its mysterious architectural design.

Colosseum, Rome
Although the colossal structure has fallen into ruins, but even today it is an outstanding and most famous building of the Roman Empires. Built in the 1st century AD, this great showground could seat 45,000 viewers and was the largest Roman arena in the world.

Acropolis (The Sacred Rock, the high city) is the most important site of the city and constitutes one of the most recognizable Buildings of the world.

Pyramids of Giza, Egypt
The Pyramids of Giza are the most famous monuments of ancient Egypt and fine example of Ancient Architecture in the world. Even in the 19th century, it was the tallest building in the world and, at the age of 4,500 years, it is the only one of the famous "Seven Wonders of the Ancient World" that still stands that position.

Eiffel Tower, Paris
The Eiffel Tower is the tallest building in France composed of huge latticework structure. Built for the World Exposition of 1889, the tower is a relative newcomer to a city whose history stretches back to over millennia.

Machu Picchu, Peru
Referred to as "The Lost City of the Incas", is one of the most well-known symbols of the Incan Empire, and is one of the most famous and spectacular sets of ruins in the world. The site is made up of single buildings arranged in groups, along streets, adjacent to plazas and terraces. Due to its impressive buildings and gorgeous natural surroundings, Machu Picchu is among the seven "wonders of the world".

Taj Mahal, India
The most beautiful building in the world Taj Mahal considered as one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Taj Mahal is the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the generally admired masterpieces of the world's heritage.

Petra, Jordan
Petra, the world wonder, is without a doubt Jordan’s most valuable treasure and site of greatest historical buildings of the world. The rock-carved rose-red city of Petra is the most grand and magnificent ancient site still-standing nowadays.

Modern Famous buildings

Empire State Building,New york
No other building in the world represents the ambition of humans to build towers that reach for the skies than The Empire State Building. Even today, though the building has been stripped from its title of the world's tallest building, it is a symbol of New York itself visited by 2 million people each year.

CN Tower,Canada
The CN Tower is the Canada's most familiar icon and world’s tallest and famous building with height of 553.33m. CN Tower becomes one of the most famous buildings in Toronto, visited by two million people every year. The Glass floor is main feature of tower was specially designed and you will have the most bizarre experience if you dare to step on it.

Golden Gate Bridge
The Golden Gate Bridge is considered as one of the world's most beautiful bridges and with its immense towers. The Golden Gate is at its most charming in the morning when the bridge is often masked in fog. But the bridge is also fascinating at night when the lighting makes it seem as if the spires of the towers melt in the darkness.

Burj a  Khalfia, Dubai
The tallest building of the world, Burj a Khalfia, growing gracefully from the desert and honoring Dubai. The 2,716.5-foot-tall Burj is not just “the world’s tallest building”; it’s taller than any other building by more than 1,000 feet. In structure, scale and sheer weight

Sydney Opera House, Australia
Launched in 1973, the Sydney Opera House is a grand architectural work of the 20th century that brings together multiple strands of creativity and innovation in both architectural form and structural design. This building have an opera hall, a performance hall, and four other halls, The greenery behind the Opera House includes the Royal Botanic Gardens and a school of music. This structure has come to symbolize the city of Sydney.

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