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Arc de Triomphe

The Arc de Triomphe is one of the most iconic monuments in Paris. It is one of the world’s best-known commemorative monuments. The Arc's construction was ordered by Napoleon Bonaparte, the French Emperor in 1806. It was...

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Bran Castle – Romania

Bran Castle is a fortress located in central Romania along the border of historic regions Transylvania and Wallachia. It is a national monument and landmark. It is also known by some other names including Dracula’s Castle and Bran Fortress. It is situated on a cliff at an elevation of...

Bran Castle – Romania

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Forbidden City

The Forbidden City in China is one of the best preserved medieval building complexes in the world. It consists of 980 buildings and covers an area of 720,000 square meters. It has a ceremonial Outer Court and a residential Inner Court. It is the world’s largest imperial palace. It was...

Forbidden City

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The Gherkin

The Gherkin is London’s most widely recognized example of contemporary architecture. It is also known as 30 St Mary Axe. This 41 floor building has a height of 180 meters and a total floor space of about 47,950 square meters. It was designed by the architect Norman Foster of the Foster and...

The Gherkin

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Tribune Tower

Tribune Tower is located at North Michigan Avenue which is also known as the Magnificent Mile, near the Chicago River. This structure is modeled after the Button Tower of the Rouen Cathedral in France. The building was designed...

Tribune Tower

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Potala Palace

Potala Palace was originally built as a present from King Songtsan Gampo to his bride-to-be in 637 AD. It is located in Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region, China. This palace is named after Mount Potalaka. It served as the chief...

Potala Palace

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Fisher Building

Fisher Building is also known as “Detroit’s largest art object”. It is located at 343 South Dearborn Street in the Chicago Loop community area of Chicago. This twenty story building is 275 feet tall. This building was originally built to house the auto company of the Fisher Brothers...

Fisher Building

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United States Capitol

The United States Capitol is the meeting place of the US Congress. It is located at 100 Constitution Avenue NW in Washington, DC. It is sometimes known as the Capitol Building. It is one of the most symbolically important and architecturally impressive buildings in the country. It is a great...

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Seagram Building

Seagram Building is famous as a precedent-setting structure for modern corporate architecture in New York City. It is located on Park Avenue between 52nd and 53rd Street. It is also the most imitated high-rise of the last 50 years. The building was designed by well-known German architect...

Seagram Building

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Transamerica Pyramid

Transamerica Pyramid is a building which is famous for its futuristic architectural style. It was designed to be the main headquarters of the company Transamerica. This building is situated at the gateway to San Francisco’s Financial District and is comprised of one full city block. It is...

Transamerica Pyramid

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Willis Tower

Willis Tower is a building that dominates the skyline of Chicago. It was formerly known as Sears Tower. In July 2009, the tower was officially renamed. The structural height of this building is 1,450 feet. It comprises of 110 floors. This tower is actually composed of nine different square tube...

Willis Tower

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Chrysler Building

The Chrysler Building is a super tall skyscraper located in New York, United States. It is named after Walter Chrysler. At a height of 319 meters, it was the tallest building in the world for 11 months. In 1931,...

Chrysler Building

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Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower is one of the world’s most visited tourist attractions with almost seven million visitors every year. It is located in Paris, France. It was designed and built by Gustave Eiffel’s engineering company and two of...

Eiffel Tower

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La Sagrada Familia

La Sagrada Familia is a Roman Catholic Church which is located in Barcelona, Spain. It is no longer a cathedral and in 2010, it was declared as a basilica by Pope Benedict XVI. It is also home to the tomb of Antoni Gaudi, who was the...

La Sagrada Familia

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Pantheon

The Pantheon is one of the most iconic structures of Rome, Italy. It is actually a Christian church and is the best-preserved ancient Roman building. It is the single largest concrete dome in the entire world and it is not even...

Pantheon

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Shanghai Tower

Shanghai Tower is the tallest building in China and the second tallest in the world with the total height of 632 meters. This skyscraper has 128 stories and a total floor area of about 380,000 square meters. This building also has...

Shanghai Tower

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Rialto Bridge

Rialto Bridge is the oldest of all four bridges across the Grand Canal in Venice, Italy. This 3800 meters long canal makes a large reverse S shape. The construction of the bridge began in 1588 and completed in 1591. It took about 3...

Rialto Bridge

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Hangzhou Bay Bridge

Hangzhou Bay Bridge is the longest sea-crossing bridge in the world with a length of 22 miles. It spans across the Hangzhou Bay on the East China...

Hangzhou Bay Bridge

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Taipei 101

Taipei 101 is a 101-story skyscraper which is located in Taipei’s Xinyi District in Taiwan. Ever since its opening, the skyscraper has served as an icon of Modern Taiwan. With a height of 508 meters, it was the first building on...

Taipei 101

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Cologne Cathedral

Cologne Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in Cologne, Germany. With a height of 157.25 meters, it is the second highest cathedral in Germany and the third-highest in the world. It is the seat of the Archbishop of...

Cologne Cathedral

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Ponte Vecchio

Ponte Vecchio Bridge is one of the most famous icons of Florence, Italy. It is a medieval stone closed-spandrel segmental three-arch bridge running across the Arno

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Milan Cathedral

Milan Cathedral is one of the largest cathedrals in the world.  It is the second largest Catholic Church in the world after Saint Peter’s Basilica in Rome. It covers a surface of 109,641 square feet and an entire city block. It has 3,400 statues, 135 gargoyles and 700 figures. The Saint...

Milan Cathedral

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Danyang–Kunshan Grand Bridge

Danyang-Kunshan Grand Bridge is the world’s longest bridge with a length of 102.4 miles from Shanghai to Nanjing as part of the Beijing-Shanghai High-Speed Railway. This bridge was originally built to transport trains on one of...

Danyang–Kunshan Grand Bridge

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Alhambra

The Alhambra is located on al-Sabika Hill, on the south-eastern border of the city of Granada, Andalusia, Spain. It was originally constructed as a fortress but converted into a palace. Initial construction took place in AD 889 and...

Alhambra

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Flatiron Building

The Flatiron Building has a distinctive triangular shape. It was built in 1902 and designed by Chicago architect Daniel Burnham. It is one of the most dramatic looking buildings in New York City, United States....

Flatiron Building

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