12 fun facts about Milan Cathedral

Milan Cathedral (In Italian: Duomo di Milano, literally means Cathedral of Milan) is a church building in Milan, Italy. The church serves as cathedral of Archdiocese of Milan, which is the Europe’s largest diocese. The Church is also the largest church in Italy(exclude of Vantican), and 3rd largest in the world. Milan Cathedral is seen […]

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What’s the Purpose of Spires on Skyscrapers

A large number of skyscrapers have spires built on the top, particularly in some cities like New York City, Dubai, Chicago, etc, in which buildings with spires are more commonly seen. Many of these skyscrapers are among the tallest buildings in the world, like Burj Khalifa, One World Trade Center, Taipei 101. So why spires […]

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10 fun facts about Tokyo Tower

Tokyo Tower is an observation and communication tower in Minato, Tokyo. The tower is a prominent landmark in Tokyo, and one of the most visited tourist destinations in the city, it houses several attractions from its bottom to the upper portion. Below are some interesting facts about Tokyo Tower. 1. Tokyo Tower is 333 meters […]

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10 fun facts about Burj Al Arab

Burj Al Arab is a luxury hotel building in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The building is built on an artificial island near the Jumeirah beach, its hotel is one of the most luxurious hotels in the world. Below are some interesting facts about Burj Al Arab. 1. Burj Al Arab is taller than it looks, […]

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10 fun facts about Space Needle

Space Needle is an observation tower in Seattle, the United States, the Needle is the icon of Seattle, it was built for the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair. Like some other structures built for World’s Fair in the world, e.g. Eiffel Tower in Paris, Space Needle is preserved after the fair, and gradually became the most […]

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Top 5 Tallest Churches in the World

Here is a list of the top 5 tallest churches in the world. Most of the tallest churches are built before 20th century and located in European countries. Many of these churches are even taller than some skyscrapers, which generally refers to the habitable structures above 150 meters or 500 ft. 1. Ulm Minster Height: […]

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Sagrada Familia – Interesting Facts, Design, History and Tourist Information

La Sagrada Familia is a Roman Catholic basilica in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. For its towering and special shape, the basilica is the most popular tourist attraction in Barcelona. Sagrada Familia was designed by Antony Gaudí and started constructing in 1882, the church still hasn’t complete after more than 130 years. Pope Benedict XVI consecrated and […]

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