The world has progressed greatly since the time when Pyramids of Egypt were built. These wonders of man were made purely by hand and labor. No sophisticated machinery was used except for estimates and calculations.
Weird Sky Scrapers – Bizarre Architectural Designs
Today, civilization has progressed. The consequences of technological advancements have resulted into the erection of some of the most amazing structures in the world. Have a look at the most bizarre and weird sky scrapers of all times.
1. The Legend of Bangkok – United Overseas Bank
The structure of this phenomenal sky scraper is such that it can amaze just anybody. Built back in 1986, this sky scraper has a very bizarre and unusual design. It looks like a transformable “Robot” due to its sleek design.
2. The Chang Building – Bangkok`s Prestige
This building is the Bangkok`s Chang Building. It is one of the most integral component of Bangkok`s skyline and features the most favorite animal of this state. The design is much more like an Elephant which is considered sacred and holy in Malaysian Culture.
3. The Koala Building – Dirt in the Eye
The Koala Towers are located in Hong Kong. They are officially known as the “Hong Kong`s Lippo Center”. The shape of each tower is such that it appears to be a bear hugging itself. The 186 meter high wonders of man may not truly be the perfect sight in the Hong Kong`s skyline.
4. Belgrade – Genex Towers
The Genex Towers are located in Belgrade, Serbia. Each of the gigantic towers goes as far as 115 meters in the air. They act as a welcoming gate for outsiders into the city. The two towers are connected by a concrete bridge. Though they are oddly built, they sure are wonderful.
5. Fuji Tower – Tokyo
The Fuji Towers are equipped with all instruments to make them look like complete industrial waste land. This futuristic attempt to shape a building has been completely spoilt.
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One of the world’s oldest civilization with almost 4,000 years of history is China. There are a lot of historical places in China, which are famous with respect to tourists. Some of the best places to visit in China are listed below:
1. The Great Wall
The literal meaning of the Great wall is of a very Long Fortress. It is an ancient Chinese fortification, which was built to stop the Huns to invade from the north.
2. Forbidden City
One of the most dazzling architectural master pieces n the world is the Forbidden City. Which also happens to be the largest palace of the world covering 74 hectares.
3. Terracotta Army
On a very short distance from the Qinshihuang Mausoleum is located “The terracotta Army”. On a total area of approximately sixty square kilometer, there are four large pit buildings located on this site.
4. The Bund
One of the top attractions in Shanghai from tourist point of view is The Bund. It has been regarded as the symbol of Shanghai for over a hundred years.
5. Potala Palace
In 637, the Potala palace was built by King Songtsen to great his bride Wen Cheng. The approximate measurements of this structure are:
- 117 meters (384 ft) in Height.
- 360 meters (1,180 ft) in Width.
6. Mogao Grottoes (Dunhuang)
Among the Buddhist Art in the world, Mogao Grottoes is the largest, richest and the best preserved treasure. There is a total of 2,100 colored statues and 45,000 square meters of murals present in the Mogao Grottoes caves.
7. Lijiang River
One of the most famous and beautiful areas of China is The Lijiang River.
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