10 fantastic buildings that take you to a parallel universe

Everyone has heard of the 7 wonders of the world since ancient times. But believe it or not, there are even more magnificent buildings that deserve our attention.

We decided to find out what modern buildings could complete the list of wonders.

We found a lot of them. Just look at these buildings - they boggle the imagination with their incredible lines. Our civilization should be proud of these architectural masterpieces.

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10 fantastic buildings that take you to a parallel universe

1. Lotus Temple, India.

The grandiose lotus-shaped structure is the main house of worship for the Bahá'í faith. Its doors are open to everyone, regardless of their religion. 9 doors lead to the central hall of the temple, which symbolizes the unity of all religions.

10 fantastic buildings that take you to a parallel universe

2. Cubic houses of Rotterdam, Netherlands.

There is a group of 40 houses on Overblaak Street in Rotterdam. They give the impression that the whole world has turned upside down. The houses were designed by architect Pete Blom and all walls and windows are angled at 45 degrees.

10 fantastic buildings that take you to a parallel universe

3. Atomium in Brussels, Belgium.

There is a group of 40 houses on Overblaak Street in Rotterdam. They give the impression that the whole world has turned upside down. The houses were designed by architect Pete Blom and all walls and windows are angled at 45 degrees.

10 fantastic buildings that take you to a parallel universe

4. City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia, Spain.

This is another outstanding example of modern architecture and is located right on the water in Valencia's middle of a park. It looks really futuristic and resembles one of the skeletons of a fantastic beast. The complex consists of 5 buildings: a covered plaza, an IMAX cinema, a park, a science museum, and an oceanographic park.

10 fantastic buildings that take you to a parallel universe

5. Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku, Azerbaijan.

The Heydar Aliyev Center is perhaps the most curious and recognizable building in Baku. The brilliant female architect, Zaha Hadid, designed the building's flowing shape. Inside are showrooms and offices.

10 fantastic buildings that take you to a parallel universe

6. Shopping center Emporia in Malmo, Sweden.

This shopping center is the largest in Scandinavia. Double-curved glass covers the diagonal slit that cuts through the building as if it were about to fall. Inside, visitors and shoppers can find colorful escalators, swings instead of benches, and hanging gardens.

10 fantastic buildings that take you to a parallel universe

7. La Muralla Roja in Calpe, Spain.

There is a housing project in the south of Spain where everyone would like to live. Its name can be translated as "red wall" and the building clearly indicates the popular architecture of the Arab Mediterranean. Inside the building, the red color switches to purple and blue.

10 fantastic buildings that take you to a parallel universe

8. ArtScience Museum in Singapore.

This museum is one of the main attractions in Singapore. Its shape resembles one of the bowl-shaped palms or a lotus flower. 3 skyscrapers in the background with a ship on top are the luxurious Marina Bay Sands Hotel and another architectural masterpiece of Singapore.

10 fantastic buildings that take you to a parallel universe

9. Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain.

This is one of the most spectacular deconstructivist buildings in the world. Architect Philip Johnson called it "the greatest building of our time." The museum has both permanent and temporary exhibitions. The permanent exhibition is dedicated to the art of the 20th century. Don't confuse it with the Guggenheim Museum in New York.

10 fantastic buildings that take you to a parallel universe

10. Kunsthaus Graz in Graz, Austria.

This contemporary art gallery is called Friendly Alien. Some people see a whale's heart or a building-shaped airship. The Kunsthaus is designed in an innovative style of blob architecture, a movement in architecture in which buildings have an organic amoeba shape.

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