places/travel The Most Beautiful Buildings in the World

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List Rules Famous buildings that are still standing, including churches, monuments, memorials, etc.

Pictures of the most beautiful buildings in the world can hardly do justice to some of the most breathtaking structures on Earth, but the list of the greatest buildings in the world attempts to rank these gorgeous buildings based on the eye-catching beauty. This list of famous buildings includes famous monuments, cathedrals, and other amazing feats of architecture renowned around the world for their form, function, and beauty.

What are the most beautiful buildings on Earth? From the temples of Ankgor Wat to the grandeur of the Burg Khalifa in Dubai and the beauty of the Taj Mahal, there are dozens- if not hundreds- of amazing buildings to visit in the world and the list of the top buildings to see in the world has most of them.
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Mont Saint-Michel Castle


Mont Saint-Michel Castle is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Beautiful Buildings in the World
Photo: freestock.ca ♡ dare to share beauty/flickr/CC-BY 2.0

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Located In: Normandy, France

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13 people just voted on Milan Cathedral Duomo


Milan Cathedral Duomo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Beautiful Buildings in the World
Photo: 小豪豪小豪豪/flickr/CC-BY-NC-ND 2.0

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Located In: Milan, Italy

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15 people just voted on Sagrada Família


Sagrada Família is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Beautiful Buildings in the World
Photo: Alejandro Escario Mendez/flickr/CC-BY-NC 2.0

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Located In: Barcelona, Spain

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#6 on The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe

#34 on Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die

#1 on The Top Must-See Attractions in Barcelona

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Taj Mahal


Taj Mahal is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Beautiful Buildings in the World
Photo: sandeepachetan.com/flickr/CC-BY-NC-ND 2.0

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Located In: Uttar Pradesh, India

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#3 on Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die

#1 on The Top Must-See Attractions in India

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11 people just voted on Versailles


Versailles is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Beautiful Buildings in the World
Photo: Ninara/flickr/CC-BY 2.0

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Located In: Yvelines, France

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#5 on The Top Must-See Attractions in France

#11 on Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die

#4 on The Best European Cities for Day Trips

#15 on The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe

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Sacré-Cœur, Paris


Sacré-Cœur, Paris is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Beautiful Buildings in the World
Photo: IceNineJon/flickr/CC-BY-NC-ND 2.0