Top 10 Best Iconic Buildings in the World

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10. Empire State Building – Washington DC, USA


Empire State Building


Empire State Building is not only iconic by also one of the tallest buildings in the world. It is most crowded building in Washington DC. It consists of 102 floors. The design of the building was presented by William F. Lamb. It was completed with 1 year of time. It has a huge commercial space and the tower is brilliant.



9. Cathedral of Brasilia – Brasilia, Brazil


Cathedral of Brasilia


Cathedral of Brasilia is one of the most iconic building in the world. It is related to modern religious art. It was designed by the amazing Oscar Niemeyer. The construction took only two years, 1958 to 1960. You will witness hundreds of people around it at every time. It is the most iconic building in the Brazil.



8. Casa Mila – Barcelone, Spain


Casa Mila


Casa Mila is iconic building is another reason to love it. This is also a symbol of love as it was built on a couple demand. It is in the city, Barcelona. It was built by La Pedrera and it took 6 years to complete. Thus building is stunning according to design. A masterpiece!



7. The Shard – London, United Kingdom


The Shard


The Shard is believed to be most famous and historical building in United Kingdom and if it is in London, obviously it us tourist attraction too. This iconic building is almost 309 meters long and it has 95 floors. This skyscraper is a symbol of success in architect. It took 3 years to complete, 2009 to 2012. Renzo Piano which is Qatar property group designed this great building. It is a very luxurious building.



6. Sydney Opera House – Sydney, Australia


Sydney Opera House


Sydney Opera House is no doubt one of the most iconic building in the world even UNESCO has recognized it. This opera house was built by Jorn Utzon. It was opened to general public in 1973. All the major events of Sydney take place in this mighty Opera house.



5. Notre Dame de Paris – Paris, France


Notre-Dame de Paris


Notre Dama De Paris/Our lady of Paris is a Catholic cathedral. It covers 130 meters of area. And it is a very old building and people love to visit this place.



4. Eiffel Tower – Paris, France


Eiffel Tower


Another one from the city of love, Paris. Eiffel Tower is great building and the most famous buildings in world too. If you are in Paris, you should go see this building. It took almost 2 years to be completed. There are two men behind it Maurice Koechlin and Emile Nouguier.



3. The Taj Mahal – Agra, India


The Taj Mahal


Every year many people visit The Taj Mahal place from all around the world. It surely is one of the most iconic buildings in the world. Taj Mehal is in Agra, India and it is made up of marbles. It was built by the famous Muslim Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal for shows his love for her love of life. Taj Mahal is also UNESCO site. Taj Mehal is symbol of love.



2. Burj Khalifa – Dubai


Burj Khalifa


Burj Khalifa is stunning skyscraper. It was built between 2004 and 2009 by the master Adrian Smith. The design is amazing and it is a treat for eyes. It has hotels inside and 163 floors.



1. The Kaaba/Khana Kaaba – Mecca, Saudi Arabia


The Kaaba


The Kaaba/Khana Kaaba is surely the most iconic landmark in the world. This represents history of Islam and the sacrifices of the muslims in early age. It is useless to mention that this holy place is world’s most famous religious building. It is divine! Khana Kaaba is located in Mecca, Saudi Arabia and it is in Masjid – Al Haram. Millions of people come to see this iconic building every year from every corner of the world. It is the center of attraction of world and all the Muslims too. This cubic structure is made up of granite and inside it has marbles.

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