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Old December 28th, 2010, 01:14 AM   #101
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this is about "worlds most beautiful building"
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Old December 28th, 2010, 02:33 AM   #102
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Old December 28th, 2010, 05:05 AM   #103
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Celsus Library - Ephesus, Turkey

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Old December 30th, 2010, 08:06 AM   #104
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this is just another mosque for me...i've been there and honestly, i didn't even say "Wow"...
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Old December 30th, 2010, 08:55 AM   #105
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I agree, it's ******* ugly, like my turds look better than that.
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Old December 30th, 2010, 12:37 PM   #106
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I think the surroundings add to it's beauty. It's a great building/castle in itself, but were it not for the surroundings I don't think it would make any 'top 10 most beautiful buildings' list.
...but that's kinda the point isn't it? The detail, the building itself and the setting all respond to each other to create a wonderful, poetic whole. All the examples I posted do that. You might just as well say, "ah, but if the building was a different building, it would be a different building". Undoubtedly true, but hardly a useful statement.

Seriously, a lot of posts on here just demonstrate the poster's need to travel more and see a bit of the world.
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Old December 30th, 2010, 01:21 PM   #107
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Righteo.

This is my first ever post on this superb site. Eventually got around to registering after about a year of browsing through these forums.

Theres loads of beautiful buildings in this world, im not sure everyone will agree but this is one that i love and think has a real charm and a massive presence.

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Old December 30th, 2010, 02:38 PM   #108
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Old December 30th, 2010, 02:39 PM   #109
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...but that's kinda the point isn't it? The detail, the building itself and the setting all respond to each other to create a wonderful, poetic whole. All the examples I posted do that. You might just as well say, "ah, but if the building was a different building, it would be a different building". Undoubtedly true, but hardly a useful statement.

Seriously, a lot of posts on here just demonstrate the poster's need to travel more and see a bit of the world.
Fair enough. We'll have to agree to disagree.
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Old December 30th, 2010, 10:22 PM   #110
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You should look at both exterior and interior, and the details in centimeters!

King of Light Mosque, Shiraz:









az didgahe man zeshtarin masjede iran ine , tush bad nist valy in gonbadesh kheilie zeshte
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Old December 30th, 2010, 10:56 PM   #111
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shah mosque and lotfollah mosque, Esfahan, Iran





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Old December 30th, 2010, 11:10 PM   #112
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the building isnt really special, but i would believe this is the most magestic place to build a castle, Babaks castle, Iran



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Old December 30th, 2010, 11:12 PM   #113
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i think we all forgot.................

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Old December 30th, 2010, 11:14 PM   #114
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although a square, can we count it as a building complex ???

St Petersburg square, Russia

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Old December 31st, 2010, 03:35 PM   #115
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Old December 31st, 2010, 05:02 PM   #116
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Cambodian Temple(dont know name)
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It's Banteay Srey Temple, Cambodia!
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Old December 31st, 2010, 05:13 PM   #117
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although a square, can we count it as a building complex ???

St Petersburg square, Russia

The Pillar alone is breathtaking! It looks like as it would have been made out of one piece! The Isaac Cathedral isn't bad either!
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Old December 31st, 2010, 05:21 PM   #118
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The Limburg Cathedral... so lovely! Originally, the old cathedrals and domes across Europe each were painted!

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The Limburg Cathedral... so lovely! Originally, the old cathedrals and domes across Europe each were painted!

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And it's about a thousand years old!!
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The Jefferson Memorial

In Washington, DC ... the classical marble Memorial built to honor Thomas Jefferson:

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