The most famous buildings on the planet

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People contribute to beautifying the landscape, which is not only about mountains, rivers, and flowers, so there are many iconic structures that are worth visiting and viewing, from Asia to America. Here, you can see our list of the most amazing and famous buildings in the world, and they are visited by many tourists on a yearly basis.

Sydney Opera House

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Its height is 185 m and width is 120 m, and the incredible design of this iconic building was offered by John Utzon. This project costed more than 100 million dollars, and it was open in 1973.

Eiffel Tower

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This building was created in 1889, and its name is given after the man whose company invented and built it. Its weight is over 10000 tonnes and its height is about 325 m. This tower is visited by many people each year.

Empire State Building

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It has 85 commercial storeys, while others are devoted to art deco. The height of this building is 1250 feet, and it took more than 1 year to complete its construction.

Notre Dame de Paris

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This famous Catholic cathedral was first built in 1163, but it was finished only in 1345. Its height is 35 m, width is 48 m, and it is 130 m long. This iconic structure also has one of the biggest organs in the world and amazing church bells.

Casa Mila

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It was designed by Gaudi in 1906 and it took 6 years to finish its construction. Many tourists come to Barcelona to see this building famous for its modernistic design, stone columns, and other features.

Cathedral of Brasilia

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This iconic structure represents contemporary religious art in Brazil. This cathedral was built in 1960, and now it’s declared an artistic and historical monument.

The Shard

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This skyscraper is situated in London and it has 95 storeys. It was built only a few years ago, and its design is based on recyclable materials and energy efficiency.

Burj Khalifa

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It’s the tallest building on the planet. This iconic structure was built in 2009, it’s situated in Dubai, and its height is almost 830 m. There are different residences, hotels, and labs in it.

Taj Mahal

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This architectural marble marvel with changing colors is in India and it was built by the emperor as a sign of his love to the wife. It took about 17 years to finish its construction.

The Kaaba

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This sacred site for the Muslim pilgrimage is a granite structure that has a cuboid shape. It’s located in Mecca, and its floor is made of limestone and marble. There are no windows and only one door.

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