There are many different types of buildings around the world, and occasionally a building is built that captivates a city or even a nation. Over time, these buildings become the defining highlight of the size of the city, whose skyline they improve. This is a list of buildings without which the world would not be the same.
Below is the list of top 10 buildings:
1. Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia
The Sydney Opera House rises from the Sydney harbor and is not only the center of the Australian art scene, but also a must for every visitor to the region.
2. Burj Khalifa, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The Burj Khalifa, known as Burj Dubai before it opened in 2010, is a skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. With a total height of 829.8 m and a roof height of 828 m, the Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world since its completion in 2009.
3. Taj Mahal, Agra, India
The Taj Mahal is an immense mausoleum made of white marble, which was built between 1631 and 1648 on behalf of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favorite wife in Agra. It is the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the world’s most admired heritage masterpieces.
4. Empire State of Building, New York City, United States of America
The Empire State Building is a 102-story Art Deco skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. It was completed in 1931. The building has a roof height of 1,250 feet and a total height of 1,454 feet, including its antenna.
5. Eiffel Tower, Paris, France
The Eiffel Tower, which continues to play an important role in television and radio broadcasts, is considered an architectural wonder and attracts more visitors than any other paid tourist attraction in the world.
6. Leaning Tower of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
The Leaning Tower of Pisa is located in the city of Pisa, Italy. Pisa is a port city in Tuscany, a region in western Italy. It is one of the most visited place in Europe.
7. St Basil’s Cathedral, Moscow, Russia
Vasily the Exalted Cathedral, commonly known as St. Basil’s Cathedral, is a church on Red Square in Moscow, Russia, and is considered a symbol of the country and a major tourist spot.
8. Chrysler Building, New York City, United States of America
The Chrysler Building is an art deco style skyscraper located in the Turtle Bay neighborhood on Manhattan’s East Side, New York City, at the intersection of 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue near Midtown Manhattan.
9. Hagia Sophia Museum, Istanbul, Turkey
Hagia Sophia is the former Greek Orthodox Christian patriarchal cathedral, later an Ottoman imperial mosque and now a museum in Istanbul, Turkey.
10. Colosseum, Rome, Italy
The Colosseum or Coliseum, also known as the Flavian Amphitheater, is an oval amphitheater in the center of the city of Rome, Italy. It was built from travertine limestone, tufa and brick concrete and was the largest amphitheater ever built at that time. It could hold 50,000 spectators.