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The Most Beautiful Buildings in the World  

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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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Milan Cathedral Duomo
Milan Cathedral Duomo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Beautiful Buildings in the World
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Located In: Milan, Italy

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Semperoper is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Beautiful Buildings in the World
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Located In: Dresden, Saxony, Germany

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Cologne Cathedral is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Beautiful Buildings in the World
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Cologne Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Cologne, Germany. It is the seat of the Archbishop of Cologne and the administration of the Archdiocese of Cologne. It is a renowned monument of German Catholicism and Gothic architecture and is a World Heritage Site. It is Germany's most visited landmark, attracting an average of 20,000 people a day. Construction of Cologne Cathedral commenced in 1248 and was halted in 1473, leaving it unfinished. Work restarted in the 19th century and was completed, to the original plan, in 1880. It is 144.5 metres long, 86.25 m wide and its towers are approximately 157 m tall. The cathedral is the largest Gothic church in Northern Europe and has the ...more on Wikipedia

Located In: Cologne, Germany

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Mont Saint-Michel Castle
Mont Saint-Michel Castle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Beautiful Buildings in the World
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Located In: Normandy, France

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