10 Architectural Marvels Of The World That You Must Visit
Besides the natural wonders and beauties, there are several architectural marvels of the world which one would love to see while traveling. The list includes amazing places such as the Empire State Building, the Eiffel Tower, the Golden Gate Bridge and many more.
Here we share a list of 10 architectural marvels around the world which are worth a visit.
Millau Viaduct, Millau, France
An amazing and the tallest bridge in the world at 1,125 feet, but not open to pedestrians. Definitely, you would love to drive on it, but the better view can be seen from the roads and villages adjacent, and the best view from the footpath which connects the visitor center on the northern side of the bridge.
Hoover Dam, Nevada, U.S.
The Hoover Dam is damn popular and a tour there is worth a mention. The dam tour gets added a mention for inclusion in the Percy Jackson book series; you can learn about the engineering, and your kids can see the pictures to their amazement.
Palm Islands, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
It is little difficult to say if the islands appear utopian or dystopian, but you cannot deny the ingenuity there. It’s best seen from the air, either by hiring a seaplane or helicopter or from a restaurant on the 52nd floor of the adjacent Harbour Residence and Spa Hotel.
Burj Khalifa, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Another thing to marvel at is the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa. The building is about half-mile high and has over 160 stories; to visit the observation deck is a dizzying experience.
Langkawi Sky Bridge, Langkawi, Malaysia
One of the most amazing bridges is the Langkawi Sky Bridge, a spectacular length that curves over Malaysia’s Machinchang Mountain, and you can watch the expansive sea and jungle views. To travel in a cable car to the top is a thrilling experience.
The Channel Tunnel, English Channel
One of the easiest human endeavours. It was finished some two hundred years after it was first suggested by Albert Mathieu in 1802, the 31-mile tunnel enters 250 feet under the seabed to connect England to France.
Large Hadron Collider, Geneva, Switzerland
One of the greatest engineering marvels of the world. A very rare and spectacular scientific research structure which is almost a common name, such is its stature among engineering triumphs.
Panama Canal, Panama
If you are planning for a ride through Panama Canal then you have dozens of things to do. The cargo ships which frequently pass within the canal are modern engineering wonders in themselves and were called by the name “Panamax” ships.
Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, Louisiana, U.S.
Bridges that passes over long stretches of water is more disorienting then being calm; it’s like being well out to sea. The most favourite such bridge is the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, which happens to be the world’s longest.
An Amazon Fulfilment Centre, Various Locations, U.S.
If you want to witness future of work and business, a visit to the Amazon fulfillment centre is all you must do.
With this, we conclude our list of the engineering marvels of the world. Tell us what has been in your bucket list. What are some great engineering marvels, which you have witnessed? Let us know your experience in the comment section below. Stay connected with us and keep visiting our website ForumMantra and follow our Facebook page to know more.
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