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View Poll Results: Vote for the best domed building!
Taj Mahal 110 45.27%
Hagia Sophia 63 25.93%
St. Peter's Basilica 70 28.81%
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Old May 21st, 2007, 02:07 AM   #1
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VOTE! Best Domed Building

VOTE: Best Domed Building

Here are the buildings which received the most nominations.

Vote for your favourite below.



Taj Mahal, Agra








Hagia Sophia, Istanbul


[IMG]http://i14.************/5ya2grc.jpg[/IMG]





St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican


[IMG]http://i1.************/6bt3bme.jpg[/IMG]

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Old May 21st, 2007, 06:32 AM   #2
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Hagia Sophia - In fact, Istanbul is a high priority on my list of places to visit in the future.
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Old May 21st, 2007, 06:59 AM   #3
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I like the Taj
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Old May 21st, 2007, 12:21 PM   #4
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This is the blue mosque


this is the Hagia Sophia.


The blue Mosque has indeed a larger dome than Hagia Sophia.
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Old May 21st, 2007, 03:07 PM   #5
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Old May 21st, 2007, 05:23 PM   #6
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Taj Mahal for me.
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Old May 22nd, 2007, 07:52 AM   #7
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Old May 22nd, 2007, 09:12 PM   #8
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The best domed building in the world is the Pantheon, to say the least because it was the first dome ever built by mankind and the prototype for all the following ones. But out of these I'd say Hagia Sofia.
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Old May 22nd, 2007, 09:36 PM   #9
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The best domed building in the world is the Pantheon
then why didn't you nominate it ? :

http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showth...=460261&page=1
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Old May 22nd, 2007, 09:47 PM   #10
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Oh come on, the Taj Mahal is easily the best. The other 2 don't even come close! Why are people voting for them?
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then why didn't you nominate it ? :

http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showth...=460261&page=1
Because I didn't notice it.
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Old May 23rd, 2007, 03:22 AM   #12
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Oh come on, the Taj Mahal is easily the best. The other 2 don't even come close! Why are people voting for them?
Because we don't all agree with you.
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Old May 23rd, 2007, 05:09 AM   #13
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I am so sad the Hungarian Parliament Building is not on the list.

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Old May 23rd, 2007, 09:52 AM   #14
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Because of my huge respect for both Ancient Rome and Eastern Roman Empire(Byzantine) and the respect and admiration to the beauties ancient Greeks and Romans built together i will nominate the GREAT Pantheon in Rome by Apollodorus of Damascus and the GREAT Haghia Sofia built in back then Constantinople.
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Old May 23rd, 2007, 12:17 PM   #15
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The Taj Mahal is quite simply the most beautiful building ever built anywhere in the world. It's perfect:

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it's a nice building as well of course,now their going to make some work to whiten it and make it look like it looked before being polluted ,that's great news!
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Old May 23rd, 2007, 03:09 PM   #17
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The best domed building in the world is the Pantheon, to say the least because it was the first dome ever built by mankind and the prototype for all the following ones. But out of these I'd say Hagia Sofia.
agree!!! The Pantheon is the best...after that Hagia Sofia
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Old May 23rd, 2007, 06:19 PM   #18
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The Taj Mahal is quite simply the most beautiful building ever built anywhere in the world. It's perfect:


Exactly - and that photograph proves it...
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Old May 23rd, 2007, 06:22 PM   #19
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Old May 25th, 2007, 04:24 PM   #20
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The Hagia Sophia and Blu mosque are both stunning but I have to vote for the Taj as it effected me quite deeply when I saw it. I haven't been fortunate enough to visite Istanbul yet though so maybe my opinion would change if I saw it in person. St. Peter's Basilica did nothing for me when I saw it, but it is nice.

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