The Most Iconic Historical Architectures in the World

Architectures are historical because of time; but they all rose to fame for a reason. They somehow represent the city where they are belong to and has become the landmark of the country. In this article, we are about to show you a few different world's iconic historical architectures. Read on to discover more! Let's get started!


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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Paris, Paris, France

1. Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Paris, Paris, France


The Notre-Dame is a medieval French Gothic Catholic cathedral on the Île de la Cité, an island in the river Seine in Paris city centre. The cathedral, as its name shown, is dedicated to the Virgin Mary. The architecture itself is gorgeous but unfortunately a fire broke out beneath the roof of the cathedral in mid April 2019. The upper part of the building and its roof had been severely destroyed. Now it is ready to rebuild and restore the Notre-Dame; and hopefully we will see it shine like a bright star again soon.


Colosseum, Rome, Italy

2. Colosseum, Rome, Italy


It is no doubt that the Colosseum is always the first thing that has come in our mind when we talk about Italy. The Colosseum is an oval shaped amphitheatre in Rome city centre. This is the largest ancient outdoor venue that has ever built. Giardinetto del Monte Oppio, a hilltop garden opposite to the Colosseum, is definitely a great place to observe the architecture in a not-so-close-yet-not-so-far angle.


Forbidden City, Beijing, China

3. Forbidden City, Beijing, China


Have you ever been to a Chinese castle before? The Forbidden City is a massive palace complex in the middle of Beijing. It has hundreds of imperial gardens and temples within the area. This former palace is now a museum that displays ancient imperial art collection mostly from Qing and Ming Dynasty. If you like ancient Chinese architecture, this is certainly a perfect place for you to go to!