Interesting architecture and monuments facts

Architecture
22 facts about Colosseum
Bloody pearl of the ancient world
Notre-Dame
The southern rosette also suffered much damage - only some of the stained glass originates back to the Middle Ages. French architect Eugène Viollet-le-Duc restored the rest in 1861.
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Architecture
19 facts about Taj Mahal
An architectural marvel
Stonehenge
The structure has been under development for over 1,400 years. The stages of development can be divided into eight parts.
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Architecture
18 facts about Great Wall of China
A marvel of engineering that was built in ancient times and expanded and modernized over two thousand years
Pompeii
The gigantic cemetery was considered a cursed place.
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Architecture
16 facts about Stonehenge
Presumably, the world of the dead
La Sagrada Familia
In 2005, the Facade of the Nativity and the crypt of the Sagrada Familia temple were included in the UNESCO heritage list.
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Arc de Triomphe
The frieze surrounding the triumphal arch shows a scene of the French army marching out and returning in glory.
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Architecture
22 facts about La Sagrada Familia
Under construction for over 100 years
Petra
There was a well-developed network of aqueducts in Petra.
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Architecture
18 facts about Pompeii
Ancient city enclosed in a time capsule formed by volcanic ash
Empire State Building
The building serves as a lightning rod. About 100 lightning strikes the spire of the skyscraper each year.
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Architecture
18 facts about Hagia Sophia
The most significant work of Byzantine architecture
Architecture
21 facts about Spanish Steps
One of the longest and widest staircases in Europe and one of the most famous in Rome
Leaning Tower of Pisa
The story goes that Galileo used took advantage of the tilt of the tower in 1600 to conduct a scientific experiment regarding the free fall of bodies.
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Architecture
18 facts about Göbekli Tepe
The oldest known cult site
Trevi Fountain
Money is regularly fished out of the fountain by municipal services.
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Architecture
15 facts about Arc de Triomphe
A memento of Napoleon Bonaparte
Architecture
18 facts about Trevi Fountain
The last section of the Acqua Vergine aqueduct
Golden Gate Bridge
An average of 40 million vehicles cross the bridge every year.
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Spanish Steps
They are located in Piazza di Spagna - Spanish Square, which has become famous thanks to them. Stairs are an immanent part of Piazza di Spagna.
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Architecture
25 facts about Empire State Building
The world's first over 100 floors skyscraper
Architecture
26 facts about Petra
The mysterious city of tombs
Great Pyramid of Giza
The red granite used to build the interior of the king's chamber came from Aswan, over 800 kilometers from Giza.
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Architecture
18 facts about Lighthouse of Alexandria
One of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
Notre-Dame
A Gallio-Roman temple dedicated to Jupiter is said to have stood on the cathedral's site in pre-Christian times.
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Architecture
20 facts about Eiffel tower
The symbol of Paris and the tallest structure in the city.
Leaning Tower of Pisa
The Leaning Tower of Pisa is the most typical Italian campanile, whose origin many scholars associate with Islamic building influences.
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