1. Eiffel Tower – Paris, France
The Eiffel tower is the trademark of Paris, France. It is a magnificent standing miracle known worldwide. It is named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company designed and built the tower. Gustave A. Eiffel created the tower to enter it in the world’s fair.
2. Taj Mahal
“One knows that ‘The Taj’ is one amongst the World’s Wonders!
One knows that it is one amongst the UNESCO World Heritage Sites!!
One knows The Taj as a legend of eternal love of an Emperor for his favourite Queen!!!”
Mughal emperor Shah Jahan built the most fantastic and the most beautiful monument , Taj Mahal,– which is seen as a symbol of love- for his early deceased wife Mumtaz Mahal. It is an ivory-white marble mausoleum on the south bank of the Yamuna river in the Indian city of Agra. The entire building is covered in white marble, depicting architecturally the ideal vision of heaven. Constructed in the 17th century, it is located in Agra, in the Indian region Uttar Pradesh.
3. Empire State Building
It is very rare that a person travels to New York without planning a visit to the Empire State Building. It is the symbol of the city and a pioneering skyscraper, with its 102 stories. It is located on Fifth Avenue between West 33rd and 34th Streets in Midtown, Manhattan, New York City. It was designed by William F. Lamb and after its completion was one of the first skyscrapers of the Big Apple. Empire State Building is used by people to depict New York City.
“Give me a second I,
I need to get my story straight
My friends are in the bathroom getting higher than the Empire State
My lover she’s waiting for me just across the bar”
4. Burj Khalifa
Burj Khalifa is an architectural wonder for many different reasons. Firstly, it is the tallest building in the world as of 2017 and has been designed keeping in mind aesthetic appeal and stability of the building. It has more than 200 floors and has a height of 828 metres. This building located in Dubai has become one of the most recognisable buildings in the world and an instant tourist attraction. It has been designed according to Islamic tenets of architecture.
5. National Centre for Performing Arts
National Centre for Performing Arts and colloquially described as The Giant Egg , is an arts centre containing an opera house in Beijing, People’s Republic of China. The Centre, an ellipsoid dome of titanium and glass surrounded by an artificial lake, seats 5,452 people in three halls and is almost 12,000 m² in size. It was designed by French architect Paul Andreu.
6. Dancing House
An astonishing masterpiece of architecture, the DANCING HOUSE has its own romantic charm. There is something so emotional in the way the structures embrace one another for a dance move. You can actually see a couple dancing together, holding each other’s hand. The house symbolizes the famous lovers of the dance floor, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. The building was designed by architect Vlado Milunic and was completed in 1996. It gives great views of Prague.
7. One World Trade Center
One World Trade Center is the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere and the sixth-tallest in the world. The supertall structure has the same name as the North Tower of the original World Trade Center, which was completely destroyed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The building’s architect was David Childs, whose firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) also designed the Burj Khalifa and the Willis Tower. It rises a symbolic 1,776 feet above New York City. It’s almost as if there’s a second skyscraper within the first.
The world’s tallest “tower” in the world (Burj Khalifa remains the world’s tallest building opened in 2012 in Tokyo. Standing 2,080 feet, the $1.8 billion tower has six TV transmission antennas has two observation decks for panoramic views, allowing tourists to survey Japan’s capital city from 1,148 feet and 1,476 feet up. It became the tallest structure in Japan in 2010 and reached its full height of 634.0 metres (2,080 ft) in March 2011, making it the tallest tower in the world, displacing the Canton Tower.
9. Petronas Towers
The Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia were the tallest buildings in the world in the period from 1998 to 2004, and still are the tallest twin buildings in the world. Their complex and super modern design initiated the construction of the post-modern Kuala Lumpur. This building was inaugurated in 1999 and was the tallest structure in the world for five years.
10. Beijing National Stadium
World’s largest steel structure, Beijing National Stadium also known as the Bird’s Nest is a stadium in Beijing, China. This astonishing structure looks more like a public work of art than an Olympic stadium. It was designed by the Swiss architects Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron for use throughout the 2008 Summer Olympics and Paralympics. It has a structure similar to a bird’s nest and it cost $33 million and 28 kilometres of steel to build this stadium that was completed in five years.