Architecture Facts

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The Gothic-style structure is especially identified for its temple-like aesthetic and its affiliation with non-secular systems.

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An inspiration to architects all over the world, the Pantheon roof remains the world's largest unreinforced concrete dome.

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Originally known as Buckingham House, George III bought the property in 1735 when the mansion was little more than a red brick house.

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Once a church, later a mosque, and now a museum, Hagia Sophia is an architectural masterpiece.

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The Sydney Opera House is widely regarded as one of the greatest architectural works of the 20th century.

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The Taj Mahal is regarded as one of the finest examples of Mughal architecture – an amalgamation of Persian, Turkish, and Indian styles.

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The Colosseum stadium was capable of seating at least 50,000 spectators and was used mainly for gladiatorial games.

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This futuristic building looks like it belongs in a sci-fi movie rather than Lime Street in London.

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The tower began to lean during construction after soft ground on one side was unable to properly support the structure's weight.

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The Leaning Tower of Pisa began in 1173 and went on for over a whopping 199 years.

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