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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 June 2nd, 2007, 12:51 AM   #41
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Old June 12th, 2007, 11:45 PM   #42
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Taj. Having personally been there, places like the pantheon don't even compare to the sheer size and beauty of the taj. Even the pictures don't do justice to the feeling you get approaching the taj.
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Old June 19th, 2007, 04:28 AM   #43
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Pretty hard to decide but ill go with the Taj Mahal.
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Old June 19th, 2007, 02:57 PM   #44
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From those three, not even a choice - Taj Mahal everytime.

Why Hagia Sofia and not the Blue Mosque?
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Old June 21st, 2007, 04:25 PM   #45
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Taj, but mostly because the other two just can't be THE best. I would have voted for Blue Mosque if it was nominated. It's perfect. Taj look kinda slim to me.

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Old July 9th, 2007, 11:37 AM   #46
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Old July 11th, 2007, 07:28 PM   #47
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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?
They are many other much better domed buildings not included in this voting but Hagia Sophia bags it for me because of it's huge structure!
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Old July 11th, 2007, 07:31 PM   #48
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btw! Who needs domes anymore?!

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Old July 11th, 2007, 10:22 PM   #49
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Old July 12th, 2007, 05:35 AM   #51
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1) Taj Mahal - The most beautiful building I've ever seen.
2) St. Peter's - A close second.
3) Hagia Sophia - A distant third. The U.S. Capitol and St. Paul's in London, for example, are much more attractive.
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Taj, but mostly because the other two just can't be THE best. I would have voted for Blue Mosque if it was nominated. It's perfect. Taj look kinda slim to me.

yea it was actually a church at first and then it was turned into a mosque. I like how the two architectures blended together in this building.
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Old July 12th, 2007, 10:13 AM   #53
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without any doubt, Taj is the best. hagia sophia is pretty much devastated, that is what I can say by looking the pictures. taj is the real masterpiece, not that other nominees are not, but Taj is really something extraordinary by any means
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Old July 12th, 2007, 12:22 PM   #54
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hagia sophia is pretty much devastated, that is what I can say by looking the pictures.
Exactly. How the hell can anyone vote for it? Mind boggling...
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Old July 12th, 2007, 12:39 PM   #55
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Old July 12th, 2007, 03:25 PM   #56
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the pictures at the beginning of this poll are a little bit misleading, they make the Taj Mahal seem huge compared to a rather small St-Peters , diagram from skyscraperpage :

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Old July 12th, 2007, 08:49 PM   #57
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Old July 13th, 2007, 02:19 AM   #59
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A much cooler pic of Sophia

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Old July 14th, 2007, 08:05 PM   #60
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Taj is by far the top in this competition...

The Blue Mosque is the only real competition it has, along with the Florence Duomo.
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