When the topic is about learning about a new place or learning the history, travelers look no further than its iconic and beautiful buildings. It tells the history of the culture and tradition from ancient times.

While adjusting the bucket list, there will at least be a few buildings that you will admire and want to visit at least once in your lifetime. Museums, historic buildings, shopping malls, luxurious hotels are many more include these buildings. These buildings are planned and executed by the architectures. Following are some of the iconic buildings that are worth visiting at least once in your lifetime.

Iconic Architectural Buildings

Hagia Sophia

The Church of the Divine or Church of the Holy Wisdom is the other name that Hagia Sophia has. This Turkish Ayasofya is situated in Istanbul and is one of the most significant monuments in the world. It was a Byzantine structure built as a Christian church in the 6th century under Justinian Ⅰ, a Byzantine emperor. For over the centuries, this building reflects the religious changes that have played in this place. It is remained open for visitors as it is Turkey’s most popular tourist place.

Dancing House

Dancing House is one of the most popular destinations in Prague that has a beautiful view. It is a Nationale-Nederlanden office building modernized commercial building that is looking over a magnificent Vltava river. Historical structures surround this 1996 building which stood out in the monotonous neighborhood, typically defined as ‘Art Nouveau’ buildings. This is a curve building, and a house for a rooftop restaurant that offers the best view in the city attracts many tourists.

The Great Pyramid of Giza

The Great Pyramid of Giza is a 147-meter tall pyramid that took around 20 years to build. It was entirely constructed in 2560 BC. This pyramid is one of the tallest manufactured structures that is built for about 3800 years. It took over 2.5 million stone blocks to cut, move and position.

This pyramid is also called the Pyramid of Khufu as it was built for the Khufu after the fourth dynasty Pharaoh. It is aligned with the constellation of Orion. It is indeed a wonderful place to visit when you visit Giza.

Iconic Architectural Buildings

The Gherkin

It is one of the most recognizable pieces of architecture in the city. 30 St. Mary Axe is the other name for the Gherkin. It is home to offices, a cocktail bar, a restaurant, and a London skyline. Due to its round, vegetable structure, this landmark got its name as The Gherkin.

It is a private office building as it is a house to several large businesses. 30 St. Mary Axe is a place that is covered with 24000 sq meters of glass. It is truly an eye-catching site.

Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral

This tourist attraction is situated in Liverpool. Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral is a modern architecture or Gothic Revival architecture. The Cathedral is made of concrete with an aluminum covering for the roof and a Portland stone cladding. It is undoubtedly one of the places that you must visit to experience the beauty of the Cathedral.

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