WORLD WONDERS – EUROPE

Whenever we travel to far-reaching places, we’re fascinated by the splendid buildings. There’s no better way to take a break and be inspired than jetting off somewhere you’ve never been before. Here we come up with the list of Europe’s most spectacular natural wonders and manmade structures.

Tower Bridge, London

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Tower Bridge is an iconic symbol of London, take you in stunning panoramic views and experience the thrill of seeing London life through the Glass Floor. The bridge crosses the River Thames close to the Tower of London.The Bridge consists of two bridge towers tied together at the upper level by two horizontal walkways. It’s a wonderful destination for photo fanatics.

La Sagrada Familia, Barcelona

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La Sagrada Familia masterpiece by Gaudi is one of the remarkable landmarks of Europe. It took more than 135 years to complete. The building for its exceptional creative contribution to the development of architecture and building technology is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The building is still under construction with continuing changes. However, La Sagrada Familia recorded 3 million visitors per year. The Sagrada Familia is open throughout the year.

The Eiffel Tower, Paris

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Eiffel Tower, one of the most recognizable structures in the world. The 324 meters tall and 81-storey building has three levels for visitors. Tower also play the significant role in television and radio broadcasts.After sunset, the Eiffel tower sparkles and bathes in golden light to welcome its night time visitors and offers a breathtaking view of the Paris lights.The Eiffel Tower is the most-visited paid monument in the world. It’s a preferred spot for photography.

The Colosseum, Rome

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The Colosseum is the most Classical iconic monuments of Rome. Its Construction began under Emperor Vespasian in AD 72. Colosseum is considered as the largest amphitheater ever built. The building ceased to be used for entertainment in the early medieval era. The Colosseum is also depicted on the Italian version of the five-cent euro coin. The Colosseum could hold, between 50,000 and 80,000 spectators.

 The Grand Place, Brussels

The Grand Place, Brussels

The Grand Place most notable tourist spot and a landmark in Brussels is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The most magnificent squares in Europe is surrounded by the guild houses, the City Hall and the Maison du Roi. The architecture provides a lively instance of the Belgian Brussels-region. Nowadays, numerous festive or cultural events such as Flower carpet, the Christmas tree, concerts are organized. The events and life on the Grand-Place can be seen via the webcam of the Grand-Place.

 Luis 1st Bridge, Porto

Luis 1st Bridge, Porto

The Luís I Bridge (Ponte Luís I) is a metal arch bridge that spans the Douro River between the cities of Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia in Portugal. its Construction began in 1881 and was completed in 1886 being built adjacent to an existing bridge which it replaced. Both bridges consist of huge and complex ironwork frameworks with a great arch supporting the transit way. One of the notable features of the Ponte Dom Luís I is its two levels, one top of the arch and the other suspended below it.

 The Acropolis, Athens

The Acropolis, Athens

The Acropolis of Athens and its monuments are universal symbols of the classical spirit and civilization. Athens itself as it represents the apogee of artistic development in the 5th century BC. The Propylaea is the monumental entrances to the sacred area dedicated to Athena, the patron goddess of the city. Built by the architect Mnesicles. To the southwest of the Propylaea, is the Ionian temple of Apteros Nike, which is now being restored. The New Acropolis Museum (inaugurated in 2009), in which most of the original sculptural and/or architectural pieces of the monuments are conserved.

 

 

 

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