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    10 Most Beautiful Buildings in the World

    Maybe You will be amazed to see one of these most beautiful buildings in the world in the first time. One of the most advanced parameter of civilizations development is how beautiful of the building that can built. Here’s the most beautiful building in the world taken from the old and new civilizations.

    10. TWA Flight Center, John F. Kennedy Airport, Queens, New York, US

    Futuristic airport terminal worked by Eero Saarinen is very neat and reminds us of the cartoon The Jetsons. This place also represents the glittering luxury of American air travel in the past. TWA Flight Center also used for a scene in Steven Spielberg’s film entitled Catch Me if You Can.

    TWA Flight Center John F Kennedy Airport

    9. Wiblingen Abbey Library, Ulm, Baden-Wurttemberg Province, Germany

    Grandeur and luxury of Rococo art style buildings is in the category of “you should see it just can not believe”. Even the critics had to admit his admiration for the quiet library, but “lively”.

    Wiblingen Abbey Library Ulm Baden Wurttemberg

    8. Golden Pavilion, Kyoto, Honshu Island, Japan

    Dramatic effect of the gold-colored leaves around the building is reflected by the water pool that surrounds the pavilion. So the pool is called Pond of mirror. Though quite “bright”, this building provides a very peaceful atmosphere.

    Golden Pavilion Kyoto Honshu Island Japan

    7. Jantar Mantar, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

    Planetarium from the 17th century. It played an important role to predict astronomical and meteorological events in the area. The most amazing locations is a tool of the sun clock called Samrat Yantra.

    Jantar Mantar Jaipur Rajasthan India
    Planetarium from the 17th century. It played an important role to predict astronomical and meteorological events in the area. The most amazing locations is a tool of the sun clock called Samrat Yantra.

    6. 30 St. Mary Axe, London, United Kingdom

    Modern skyscrapers in the City of London, England, is shaped like a missile or a cucumber. While some people ridicule the strange design, some are struck by its authenticity. With the size of three times higher than Niagara Falls, the building is also called The Gherkin and is not the place for those who are afraid of heights.

    30 St Mary Axe London

    5. Opera de Arame, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil

    Unlike theater building in general, Opera de arame surrounded by steel poles and very transparent. This theater is also often use for the venue of several important plays in the country. Although very beautiful if you visit during the day, this building was even more spectacular with the light at night.

    Opera de Arame Curitiba Parana Brazil

    4. Majolica House, Wina, Austria

    Appropriate description for this building is strange, striking, and really amazing. Designed by Otto Wagner, Majolica House is one of the best masterpieces from the Art Nouveau movement.

    Majolica House Wina Austria

    3. Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon, Myanmar

    Tradition of donating gold to the pagoda in the 15th century ago produced a satisfactory result. Decorated with thousands of diamonds and rubies, the exterior is on of the art masterpieces that can not be defeated. With the different concept of the interior design with ver nice ceiling and ornaments of ancient Buddhist relic.

    shwedagon Pagoda Yangon Myanmar

    2. Hoover Dam, Black Canyon, Colorado River, US

    The dam that located between the state of Arizona and Nevada is a miracle of modern architecture. The building is famous for its art deco design, beautiful and emphasizes simplicity. Not only the exterior, the inside of this building is very beautiful. The reason, floors made of Indian patterned terrazzo marble.

    Hoover Dam Black Canyon

    1. Mezquita de Cordoba, Kordoba, Spain

    Mezquita, or Mosque of Cordoba is cathedral that previously is a mosque. Completion of complex construction of the cathedral took more than two centuries. Curved pillars with pinto colors, dazzling mosaics and rows of endless made of onyx and marble are a few reasons why we must stop to this place.

    Mezquita de Cordoba


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