Amazing Architecture Around the World

Take a look at the world's coolest architecture, from ancient Greece to modern-day Dubai.
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Shanghai, China

The large and impressive Shanghai Tower is set to open to the public in 2015. The spiral shape of this glass and metal structure is undeniably sleek.


Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world. The views from its observation decks, At the Top and At the Top Sky, are absolutely breathtaking.


The Reichstag, Germany’s parliamentary building, has a rich history. A new dome on top was added in 1999. For a 360-degree view of Berlin, be sure to reserve a ticket to the dome in advance.


Through its reflection, the Bean at Millennium Park offers a completely unique perspective of Chicago.


The Great Wall of China is an architectural wonder. It is a whopping 13,171 miles long and is constructed of stone, brick and wood.


The Parthenon is a Grecian masterpiece. The structure is actually a former temple that was dedicated to the Greek goddess Athena.


The colorful Parc Guell is the most famous public park in Barcelona. The mosaic patterns on the benches and buildings are spectacular.

Brasilia, Brazil

The Cathedral of Brasilia is arguably the most stylish Roman Catholic church in the world. It features 16 columns that weigh 90 tons each.

Istanbul, Turkey

Blue Mosque, one of the most famous mosques in the Middle East, gets its nickname from the blue-tiled interior. Its architecture is quintessentially Byzantine.

Keppel Bay, Singapore

Reflections at Keppel Bay is a luxury residential complex. With the bay right in front of the building, the apartments have views that are to die for.

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