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80 of the World's Craziest, Strange, but Beautiful Buildings

 1   Hotel Galéria Spirit (Bratislava, Slovakia)

 2   The Crooked House located in Sopot, Poland.

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 Shopping center in downtown Sopot, the Crooked House is currently considered an architectural marvel. The Krzywy Domek (in English as the Crooked House) is an irregularly-shaped building in Sopot, Poland. It was built in 2004. It is approximately 4,000 square meters in size and is part of the Rezydent shopping center

 3   Stone House (Guimarães, Portugal)

 4   Lotus Temple (Delhi, India)

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The Lotus Temple, located in New Delhi, India, is a Bahá'í House of Worship completed in 1986. Notable for its flowerlike shape, it serves as the Mother Temple of the Indian subcontinent and has become a prominent attraction in the city. Wikipedia

 5   Cathedral of Brasilia (Brazil)

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The Cathedral of Brasília is the Roman Catholic cathedral serving Brasília, Brazil, and serves as the seat of the Archdiocese of Brasília. It was designed by Oscar Niemeyer, and was completed and dedicated on May 31, 1970. Wikipedia

 6   La Pedrera (Barcelona, Spain)

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Known to many as La Pedrera (meaning “the stone quarry”), Casa Milà is one of architect Antoni Gaudí’s signature creations in his beloved city of Barcelona. The building, a hallmark of Catalan architectural modernism, became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984.

 7   Rotating Tower (Dubai, UAE)

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This amazing building in motion actually changes its shape! Sounds unbelievable but not to Dr. David Fisher. This building will never appear exactly the same twice.

 8   Hotel Marqués de Riscal (Elciego, Spain)

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This stunning building is designed by Frank Gehry. Opened in 2006, the Hotel Marqués de Riscal contains all of the signature elements of Gehry’s design, with curving panels of metal adorning the outside and various tilts and zigzags throughout. The building has helped establish this area of Spain as a premier destination for wine lovers.

 9   Mind House (Barcelona, Spain)

 10   Atomium (Brussels, Belgium)

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23 November 2015