Travelling list as most people hobbies. Not only is the hobby fun but also inspiring and relaxing. By touring the world, one get to experience different cultures as they are different on across the globe. Some of the tourist destination are popular others hidden making them more special. So if you have the time and resources which landmark on the world should you visit before die? Here the top fifteen in the list.
The statue of Liberty, New York
The torch is a symbol of enlightenment. The statue at liberty light the way to freedom. This giant statue attracts not less than three million visitors per annul.
Empire state building, New York
Do you find architecture fascinating? If yes, this building located in one of the major cities of USA is a masterpiece which will leave you breathless. The skyscraper soars 1,435 feet above the ground, making it the quintessential Art Deco landmark. It is currently the tallest building in the entire world.
The Golden Gate, California
It is featured in almost every movie with a California scene hence very popular. This state of Art Bridge is 4200 feet across the Golden Gate Strait. The architecture is set in a dramatic way, with orange painting making it one of the major tourist destination since its construction, 1937.
Eiffel Tower, Paris
It is difficult to picture Paris without this landmark coming into one’s mind. Inspired by Gustave Eiffel, the tower shoots 984 foot above the ground, and since its construction, it has become the city icon.
Big Ben bell, London
The clock is old and accurate which is the reason it is highly treasured and prestigious to the Londoners. It was constructed centuries ago and have kept the city punctual since it started running.
The Colosseum, Rome
Rome is one of the cities with a rich history. This building is a proof of Romans civilisation and their skills in architecture. It dates back in A.D 82 and is a theatre for well-known gladiators fight. So much blood has being shed in the building, and that should not only raise your will to visit but shed chills down your spine.
The Millennium Park, Chicago
This landmark covers 24.7 acres. Some of its features include Anish Kapoor’s jelly bean, Frank Gehry’s Pritzker Pavillion as well as other numerous art exhibition.
St Peters Basilica, Rome
The Vatican City might be full of ancient Catholic mysteries, but this building is more than special. It took star-studded architects such as Raphael, Bernini and Michelangelo to craft and complete this magnificent and art filled cathedral.
Swiss Re building, London
The landmark is nicknamed The Gherkin. It is a 2004 glass panel, rocket shaped office tower standing in London financial centre. It was designed by the highly ranked architect Norman Foster where he used 10,000 tonnes of structural steel to construct it.
Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles
The building has been home to Philharmonic and the world best acoustics.
Sagrada Familia, Barcelona
Antonio Gaudi took 43 years to design the Barcelona Gothic cathedral whose carved stone peaks pierce the sky 394 feet.
It stands as the most celebrated classical world building. It was built back in the fifth century and is featured with Athens flat-topped citadel which contains the white marble Parthenon.
National September 11 memorial, New York.
The two illuminated reflecting pools occupy the footprints of twin towers creating a calming, restful space in remembrance of 9/11 attacks.
The Olympic Sculpture, Seattle.
It opened in 2007 and is a free outdoor gallery bordering Puget Sound.
The Great Canyon Skywalk, AZ
It is a thrilling walk on 12 ½ glass people and 4000-foot plunge below.
Sydney Opera House, Australia
Jorh Utzon designed the monument and completed in 1973. It is featured with concrete sails making it attractive during the day and night.