Joel Callen

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Mon, 23 Mar, 2015

5 architectural marvels you have to see

5 architectural marvels you have to see

These five architectural marvels aren’t done justice by the photographs you may have seen, and if you can manage it, you should do your best to see them up close.

White Temple (1)

1.Wat Rong Khun – Thailand

Built over a decade starting in 1997, the White Temple was designed by Chalermchai Kositpipat.

Pont Alexandre III

2.Pont Alexandre III – France

Considered the most ornate and extravagant bridge in all of Paris, the Pont Alexandre III spans the Seine.

Sheikh Zayed

3.Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque – UAE

Construction on the largest mosque in the United Arab Emirates began in 1996, and took 11 years.

Budepest Parliament

4.Parliament Building, Hungary

The tallest building in Budapest, the Hungarian Parliament Building is among Europe’s oldest legislative buildings.

Santorini

5.Santorini, Greece

Santorini’s white buildings built high on its red cliffs are iconic and breathtaking.

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