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Old September 10th, 2010, 02:07 PM   #1
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Worlds Most Beautiful Building?

What is you personal most beautiful building?

World - Taj Mahal

Words can't describe this building.



Nation - The Melbourne Royal Exhibition Builidng



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Old September 10th, 2010, 04:17 PM   #2
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Contenders for me:

Zwinger, Dresden
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Neuschwanstein Castle, Bavaria
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Opera Garnier, Paris
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Old September 10th, 2010, 04:20 PM   #3
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Chambord Castle, France
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http://www.flickr.com/photos/pe_ha45/4894391670/

Himeji Castle, Japan
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City Hall, Hamburg
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Old September 10th, 2010, 04:55 PM   #4
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Oops, I want one for world and then your nation.
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Old September 10th, 2010, 05:42 PM   #5
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World: Notre Damme, Paris
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Nation: Sagrada Familia, Barcelona
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Old September 10th, 2010, 06:02 PM   #6
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without any doubt La Alhambra
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Old September 10th, 2010, 06:26 PM   #7
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Angkor Wat Temple, Cambodia






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Old September 10th, 2010, 08:06 PM   #8
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Exeter Cathedral in Devon, UK

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Old September 10th, 2010, 08:12 PM   #9
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For me Taj Mahal ,Holy wisodom and versailles share the first place

Taj mahal is the ultimate expression of love

In Holy wisdom you can get the right meaning of word Divine,frankly taht buidling forced me on my knees

Versailles represent the style of life wich we all secretly want.Acknowledged or not

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Old September 11th, 2010, 12:39 AM   #10
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Gaudi's work is pretty impresive
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Old September 11th, 2010, 02:47 PM   #11
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sydney opera house-most beautiful low rise architecture
taj mahal-most beautiful region building
petronas twin tower-most beautiful skyscraper
golden gate-most beutiful bridge
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Old September 11th, 2010, 03:08 PM   #12
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Is there a more photogenic building in a more photographic location? Simply breathtaking.

Best in Australia, best in the world (for me)

SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE - SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA



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Old September 11th, 2010, 04:34 PM   #13
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The Houses Of Parliament, Westminster, London

The Perpendicular Gothic period... a marvel!!!
















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Old September 12th, 2010, 02:32 PM   #14
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The worlds most beautiful building doesnt exists..
its a matter of taste some can find something beautiful when others thinks its ugly ..
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Old September 12th, 2010, 04:24 PM   #15
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The worlds most beautiful building doesnt exists..
its a matter of taste some can find something beautiful when others thinks its ugly ..
Well done for not reading Solopops first post -

"What is you personal most beautiful building?"

Me, personally, Gaudis Sagrada Familia, Barcelona
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Old September 12th, 2010, 05:41 PM   #16
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Old September 12th, 2010, 05:52 PM   #17
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Studenica monastery



The Studenica monastery (Serbian: Манастир Студеница / Manastir Studenica) is a Serbian Orthodox monastery situated 39 km southwest of Kraljevo, in central Serbia. It is one of the largest and richest Serb Orthodox monasteries.
Stefan Nemanja, the founder of the medieval Serb state, founded the monastery in 1190. The monastery's fortified walls encompass two churches: the Church of the Virgin, and the Church of the King, both of which were built using white marble. The monastery is best known for its collection of 13th- and 14th century Byzantine-style fresco paintings.

Studenica was declared Monument of Culture of Exceptional Importance in 1979, and it is protected by Republic of Serbia, and in 1986 UNESCO included Studenica monastery on the list of World Heritage Sites.


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Old September 12th, 2010, 07:48 PM   #18
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Some beautiful examples here, but as for the "most beautiful" well that is in the eye of the beholder. I for instance am not crazy about the Taj Mahal. I would not say it is ugly but it is certainly over-hyped. Here are two of my favorites;

Peles Castle in Sinaia Romania.







And this one is not "pretty beautiful" but more in a medieval fairytale way beautiful. Corving Castle in Hunedoara Romania.



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Old September 12th, 2010, 08:16 PM   #19
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I also like Byzantine architecture a great deal. Here are two of my favorite Byzantine inspired structures. And by the way this kind of Byzantine architecture was the inspiration for the planet of Naboo in Star Wars.

Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Sofia, Bulgaria. (I wish the roof wasn't pale green but the structure itself is gorgeous.)






And this is the Theotokos Cathedral in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.





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Old September 12th, 2010, 08:36 PM   #20
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Ok, two more of my favorites and I will end it here.

The Hungarian Parliament in Budapest.




And the Palace of Culture in Iasi, Romania.

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