Taj Mahal is in Agra, on the southern shore of the river Yamuna. This is the famous mausoleum complex that was built for more than 20 years, is one of the most outstanding examples of Mughal architecture, with Indian, Persian and Islamic influence. Built from gleaming white marble, which changes color depending on the sunlight or moonlight on the surface. Entered in the 1983 UNESCO World Heritage Site, Taj Mahal is one of the most famous buildings of the world and a stunning symbol of India’s rich history. Visit this place, and make sure that it really is one of the most beautiful buildings in the world.
Designed by the American architect Frank Gehry, the Guggenheim Museum is a magnificent example of the most innovative ideas of the architecture of the 20th century. With 24,000 m2 of which 11,000 devoted to the exhibition space, the museum is an architectural landmark configuration daring and innovative design, providing a seductive backdrop for the art exhibited in it.
Beautiful palace of Catherine the Great in the style of the Baroque, with a distinctive blue facade, remodeled Empress Elizabeth in the form in which it is now. Most visitors come to the town of Pushkin, near St. Petersburg, where the impressive palace to see the famous Amber Room represented as the eighth wonder of the world.
Palace of Ferdinand Cheval is located in the French town of Auterive. Its creator was the usual postman. During the construction of his “ideal palace”, Ferdinand Cheval use simple tools. The materials used wire, cement and stones, with an unusual shape, which he collected during 20 years on the road in the vicinity of the city. This is a beautiful and unusual building is a prime example of naive art (primitive style offshoot). In 1975, the Palace of Ferdinand Cheval, was officially recognized by the French Government a monument of culture and history.
This magnificent architectural structure located in the capital city of Australia – Sydney, and is one of the most famous and recognizable buildings in the world, as well as the main attraction and the pride of the country. An important feature of this building makes it stand out among others is parusoobraznaya roof structure (consisting of 1,056,006 tiles). The main designer of this innovative building became a Danish architect Jørn Utzon, who got him the Pritzker Prize (equivalent of the Nobel Prize in architecture).