The Eiffel Tower is one of the most famous buildings in the world. Named after engineer Gustav Eiffel, the tower was built in 1889 and it’s the tallest building in Paris. The tower is 324 meters tall and it has three levels for visitors. The wrought iron structure weighs 7,300 tons and the entire structure reaches a weight of 10,000 tons. Originally, the first level contained two restaurants and a theatre.
Flatiron Building also known as the Fuller Building. It can be found in Manhattan, New York and it’s a spectacular skyscraper. The construction on the building was completed in 1902 and back then it was one of the tallest buildings in the city. The name of the building makes reference to its resemblance to a cast-iron clothes iron.
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Kuala Lampur Petronas Towers, also known as the Petronas Twin Towers. Between 1998 and 2008, they were tallest buildings in the world. They are also the landmark of Kuala Lumpur.These beautiful towers were designed by Argentinian architect César Pelli and the style chosen for them was postmodern, simple and bold.
One of Antoni Gaudi's most famous creations is Casa Batllo in the city center of Barcelona. Outside as well as inside, this incredible "House of Bones" amazes in every respect. >>>WHERE TO STAY: "Hotel 1898" in Barcelona city center, featuring a spa, swimming pool and rooftop terrace. www.ghotw.com/...
The Parthenon, an icon of Western civilization, is one of the most famous buildings in the world. The temple, built in the fifth century BC, overlooks the city of Athens from its majestic position on top of the sacred Acropolis Hill. So Cool...this is amazing. #kevco#kevcobz#kevcotravel....GREAT PICTURE
Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia. It was conceived and largely built by Danish architect Jrn Utzon, who in 2003 received the Pritzker Prize, architecture’s highest honour. The Opera House was made a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is one of the world’s most distinctive 20th century buildings, and one of the most famous performing arts centres in the world.