Have you ever wondered what ideas were behind the great monuments of the past? In this article we will cover the stories behind them.
(1) The Giza Pyramids of Egypt
The pyramids of Egypt were originally covered with shiny, reflective white limestone layers. (Or some experts say it could be large solar batteries). These pyramids can be seen from the mountains of Israel or even from space. Unfortunately, a strong earthquake in 1301 destroyed the white-yellow boulders outside the pyramid.
(2) Sagrada Família Church in Spain
The famous church was built in 1882. According to Antoni Gaudí, the church’s founder, the construction would take 3-4 years to complete using technology available at the end of the 19th century. Thankfully, construction is expected to be completed by 2026 using modern technology.
(3) The Colosseum in Italy
The famous Colosseum was built in the 1st century AD. The building retains its original appearance, albeit slightly damaged, with magnificent architecture from the ancient world, dating back more than a thousand years. In the middle of the 14th century, a strong earthquake in Rome caused part of the building to collapse, especially in the southern part of the city.
(4) The Indian tower
The Indian Tower is one of the tallest skyscrapers in Mumbai and is expected to be the second tallest building in the world after Burj Khalifa in Dubai. Georgio Armani himself designed the interior design. However, construction was halted in 2011.
(5) The Parthenon in Greece
Paphos is one of the most famous architectural monuments in the world. The temple was built by the ancient Greeks in Athens for the goddess Athena and has a very complex history. At times, they even resorted to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. Reconstruction efforts; Military attacks; Robberies; The fire, and the former church, The mosque is in a state of disrepair today.