When you are travelling, seeing popular buildings, tourist attractions, eating delicious foods are things that you will have on your vacation to-do list. But there are always stranger things to do that will really entice your interests in incredibly unique beauty. Have you ever wondered what it will be like if you did not do something that was popular?
Well here, you will be able to see some of the more unique beauties of the world. They may not be known as highly visited tourist attractions, but they are surely the strangest buildings in the world. They have their own unique architecture that can be found nowhere else in the world. They are in their own way, wonders of the world, so the next time you are planning to travel, consider visiting these following strange but incredible buildings.
National Center for the Performing Arts, China
Number one on the list is the National Center for the Performing Arts in China, for short it is NCPA. This is a project of Paul Andreu, it started at 2001 and it finished on 2007, and all that time taken to build it was absolutely worth it, if you look at the result, you will agree. It resembles an magnificent egg, lying in an artificial lake, and the material used was titanium and glass.
Cathedral of Brasilia, Brazil
One of the strangest buildings in the world but it is also one of the most beautiful buildings in the world, with its unique design, the Cathedral of Brasilia in Brazil is an absolute masterpiece. It was designed to be residence of the Archdiocese of Brasilia. This design was created by designer Oscar Niemeyer, this building was created with the most care for detail and it came out incredible.
Cubic Houses, Rotterdam, Netherlands
This is one of the strangest structures, it is designed by Piet Blom. They are cubes that are situated in different angles over hexagon formed pylons, so they will resemble trees, and all of it together makes a forest. In total, there are 38 small cubes and the great thing is that they are all attached to one another, an absolute genius idea and perfectly executed.
Forest Spiral – Hundertwasser Building, Germany
Yet another one of the strangest buildings in the world is the Forest Spiral, it was complete in the year 2000, it is an absolute masterpiece and what is great is that it is with a green roof that resembles a spiral. The designer of this amazing building is also an artist, his name Friedensreich Hundertwasser and the design is flawlessly executed by Heinz Springmann who is an architect, both of them did a fantastic job.
Habitat 67, Montreal, Canada
This structure here has a very interesting design that are an arrangement of cubes. It absolutely has an original design, never before seen, and the great thing about it is that it is absolutely stable to live in. In addition to that, it is also very comfortable for living. It was created as a main attraction for Expo 67 by Moshe Safdie. This is truly an art and you can live in it.
The Crooked House, Poland
This is one of the top strangest buildings in the world, it looks like something from an animation movie. The crooked house in Sopot, Poland truly has an amazing and bizarre structure. It was constructed in 2003 with the design that is based on the pictures of Jac Marcin Szancer and Per Dahlberg. It is interesting and people often wonder how the builders were able to create such incredible structure.
La Pedrera, Spain
One of the top 10 strangest buildings in the world is Casa Mila and it is located in Barcelona, Spain. It has a unique history, it was designed by a man named Antoni Gaudí and it was built for a married couple, this extraordinary building is considered to be highly unconventional since there is not a single straight line. Visitors and tourists of this remarkable building can go to the top floor, or attic and the roof to get a really good close look at the masterpiece.
The Niteroi Contemporary Art Museum, Brazil
This building is a absolutely significant for the city itself, it looks like something literally from another world, think aliens and UFOs. Built in 1996, it really has a modern design to it that has lasted this long, some would even say it is timeless. The designer’s name is Oscar Niemeyer, who is the one who created it with the help of Bruno Contarini. So if you are in Brazil and you want to visit an alien-like building then this will be it for you.
Dancing Building, Czech Republic
One of the top 10 strangest buildings in the world is Dancing Building or “Fred and Ginger” it is situated in Prague, Czech Republic. It is seen as an amazing masterpiece and it has its own romantic charm. It will be really nice for you and your spouse to go into this sweet building where it hugs each other for a dance. It has become the symbol of the city, an absolute beauty, stylish and amazing.
Stone House, Portugal
Whenever you are visiting Portugal, does this place come into your mind? If not, then you are missing out on an incredible structure. The Stone House in Portugal is an absolute beauty. If you have watched Flintstones, you will perhaps notice that it really resembles the famous home in that movie. The home is built between two rocks, though it was attacked by vandals, so it is now equipped with bullet resistant windows and steel doors, surprisingly it is very comfortable inside, with all that is necessary.
There you have it. Top 10 strangest buildings in the world! What this shows is that, we can always have a more unique experience when travelling, even if we don’t look at the popular tourist spots. Strange buildings in the worlds are also incredibly beautiful, they are unique in their very own way and can’t be found anywhere else, but when you are travelling, it is always important to remember to get travel insurance, MSIG is offering travel insurance from the price of RM 31/trip, visit PolicyStreet.com to find out more.
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