While not many of us have made it to travel to Europe to watch some of its mesmerizing treasures, there are a few who have discovered these with wide eyes. Here are 7 architectural wonders of Europe that you fall in love with their beauty.
Built by Gustave Eiffel during 1889 Exposition Universelle that was to celebrate the 100th year anniversary of the French revolution. It took 2 years 2 months and 5 days to construct this marvellous construction. It is indeed a technical and architectural achievement in its own.
A grand scale work that had begun on 19th March 1882, La Sagrada Familia is an expiatory church that was constructed by Diocesan architect Francisco de paula del Villar between 1828 – 1901. It is located in the center of Barcelona and has become one of the most universal signs of the city’s identity and that of the nation as well.
Tower Bridge is located in London that is a bascule and suspension bridge built between 1886 and 1894. Being located close to Tower of London, it gets its name as Tower Bridge. It has now become a symbolic landmark of London.
Coliseum or The Colosseum is also popularly known as the Flavian Amphitheatre, which is nothing but an elliptical amphitheatre located at the center of the city of Rome in Italy. It is known to be the largest amphitheatre of the Roman empire and was built of concrete and stones.
Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, The Grand Place is known for its ornate baroque and gothic guild houses. It is one of the most beautiful and mesmerizing squares in Europe. It also acts as a venue for numerous concerts and events across the year and during the summers it turns into a beautiful flower market.
If you are planning to visit Porto any time in future, don’t forget to try the boat trip under this amazing bridge named Luis 1st Bridge. The bridge was designed by Teofilo Seyrig, a disciple of Eiffel who made the Eiffel Tower. It was inaugurated in the year 1886 and comprised of 2 overlapping iron decks. The bridge extends up to 395 meters and has a width of 8 meters.
The place is known for a sacred climbing of the hill of the Acropolis. It is greatest and finest sanctuary of ancient Athens. If you happen to be in Greece, you cannot miss out on visiting this attraction point of the place. (All pictures source – europeanbestdestinations.com)