Famous landmarks

Table Mountain and Cape Town

Table Mountain

This flat topped mountain in Cape Town stretches over the whole of Cape Town and can be seen from the sailing ships that anchors here. Table Mountain is more than a natural wonder . It is the most important landmark for the country of South Africa and also features in the national flag. The mountain […]

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San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge

Famous Bridges in the World

We have been using architecture to connect the differences between two physical obstacles, thus providing an easy passage. Bridges are not just architectural landmarks, but are vital parts of the infrastructures in the world. Some bridges have even become icons for the city. In this post we will discuss most famous bridges in the world.

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Capitol Dome Washington

Famous Domes in the World

A dome is a hemi-spherical structure, which usually forms a roof or ceiling. These spherical structures are built using various materials; for example, near east huge domes was constructed using solid mounds, while igloos in the Arctic were created using blocks of snow. In this post we have mentioned some of the most famous domes […]

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Sydney Opera House

Sydney Opera House

Sydney Opera House is a famous landmark of Australia. It is almost synonymous with the country. It was first started in 1959. The famed Danish architect Jorn Utzon designed it. It took about 14 years to complete this superb structure but when it was completed people agree that was well worth its time taken.

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Majestic Machu Picchu

The majestic city of Machu Picchu is located 7,000 feet above sea level. It lies nestled on top of a small hill that lies between the Andean Mountains. The city rises above the Urabamba Valley. The structure has been built by the Incans. It has been rightly deemed as one of the ‘Lost Cities’. It […]

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New York, Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty completed a hundred years on October 28, 1886. The statue was gifted to the people of the United States by the citizens of France. This was done in order to recognize the friendship that was established during the times of the American Revolution. However, during the course of years the symbolism […]

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Rialto Venice

Rialto Venice

If the inconveniences of travel don’t bother you then the best time to visit Venice is in the fall. The tide rises and the banks are often overflowed. To see the flooding city knee deep in water is a unique experience. Maybe it is problem for the Venetians but for the tourists it is a […]

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Central Park New York

To live around Central Park New York is the dream of many Americans. If you ask an American friend why they would tell you that it to breath fresh air is their topmost priority in life after the hustle and bustle of a busy life. The Central Park is one of the poshest location just […]

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Houses of Parliament in London

Houses of Parliament with Big Ben

The UK Parliament is more than the seat of English politics. It is a landmark that goes back to centuries. It is democracy and heritage at the same time. The Houses of Parliament with Big Ben is more iconic than merely  a structure in the Parliament House. It is the tower that symbolizes London as […]

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Tower Bridge in London

Tower Bridge in London

Along with the Houses of Parliament and the Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, and the Queens guards, Tower Bridge in London is synonymous with the city. It is in all probability the most popular bridge in the world. It was designed by Sir Horace Jones. The engineer appointed with this was Sir John Wolfe-Barry. The bridge […]

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Great wall of China

Great Wall of China

Great Wall of China was listed as an UNESCO site in 1987. This winding pathway over mountain, plateaus, grasslands and deserts is one of the most fascinating man made structure in human history. Its very breadth – 8,851.8 kilometers (5,500 miles) is unimaginable. Records of it go back to 2000 years. While some of the […]

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