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10 Most Amazing Engineering Achievements

Mankind has achieved remarkable engineering accomplishments that can be seen all around the world. We gathered together a diverse list of 10 such achievements, from incredible technology achievements, to incredible man-made structures, from recent history to accomplishments thousands of years old, that show that when people work together to...

10 Most Beautiful Parliament Buildings

1. The Hungarian Parliament, Budapest – The Hungarian Parliament is the seat of the National Assembly of Hungary. It resides on the bank of the Danube river, and is one of Budapest’s most famous landmarks. Construction began in 1885 and ended in 1904, and today the building is still the largest in Hungary and tallest in Budapest. It...

10 Most Beautiful Roman Theaters

After listing the most beautiful Roman amphitheaters (which are full circular structures), it’s now time to list the most beautiful Roman theaters – the semi circular structures with large stage in front. Much like the amphitheaters, the Roman theaters were built all over the Roman empire and can still be seen today all over Europe and...

10 Most Beautiful Roman Amphitheaters

This list is about Roman amphitheaters – full circular theaters, and does not include the semi-circular Roman theaters. The Ancient Romans built large amphitheaters all over the Roman empire. About 230 Roman Amphitheaters are found all over the area that was under Roman regime. The amphitheaters were used for different events such as...

10 Most Beautiful Roman Aqueducts In The World

An aqueduct is a man-made watercourse that was built to convey water from one place to another. During the prime years of ancient Rome the Romans built many such aqueducts all over Europe, in order to bring water from different sources into their cities. When needed, they built bridges as part of the artificial watercourse. The water was then used...

10 Most Beautiful Stone Bridges In The World

We already composed many lists dedicated to bridges: the tallest bridges (and highest), longest bridges, scariest, movable bridges or most famous bridges. It’s about time to dedicate a post solely to stone bridges. These bridges are all centuries old and stood the test of time. We chose the 10 we think are most beautiful and impressive, but...

10 Most Notable Pyramids In The World

1. The Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt – The Great Pyramid Of Giza is the oldest and largest between the 3 pyramids of Giza. It is also the oldest and the only still standing structure of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The Great Pyramid was built around 2560 – 2540 BC, with a height of 146.5 metres (481 ft). The Pyramids of...

10 Staircases Worth The Climb

The following is a list of staircases and stairways. Some contains hundreds of steps, even thousands. Some are built out in the wild, and some in cities. But all those stairways have one very noticeable in common – they are all most definitely worth the climb up! 1. The Spanish Steps, Rome, Italy – The Spanish steps are a set of 135...

10 Awesome Obelisks From Around The World

An obelisk is a tall, four-sided monument which ends in a pyramid-like shape at its top. In the past, most obelisks were monolithic, but today as the obelisks grow taller, they are often composed of several stones and even concrete is used, and some obelisks can have interior spaces 1. Washington Monument, Washington DC, United States –...

10 Best Opera Houses In The World

1. La Scala, Milan, Italy – The most famous opera house in the world was built as early as 1778. It is known for its excellent acoustics and is one of the best attractions in Milan 2. Palais Garnier, Paris, France – Built in 1875, the Palais Garnier is home for the Paris Opéra but is also used for ballet shows. In 1962 new frescoes...

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