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World Famous Structures

Angkor Wat
Location: Cambodia Angkor Wat

Built: 12th century

Build By:  King Suryavarman II

Remarks:
It is a Hindu temple complex in Cambodia and the largest religious monument in the world. Angkor Wat was instead dedicated to Vishnu.
 
Chrysler BuildingChrysler Building
Location: New York City

Built: 1928-1930

Remarks:
It was designed by William Van Alen. It has height of 1,046 feet and 77 stories.
 
Empire State Building Empire State Building
Location:  New York

Built: 1929-1931

Remarks:
The Empire State Building is a 103-story skyscraper located in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. The Empire State Building was designed by William F. Lamb.
 
Statue of Liberty
Location: Manhattan, New YorkStatue of Liberty

Built: 1886

Remarks:
It is a colossal statue in Liberty Island in the Upper New York Bay, U.S. The statue designed by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi and was a gift to the United States from the people of France. Over the years, the Statue of Liberty's symbolism has grown to include freedom and democracy as well as this international friendship.

 
Space Needle
Location: Seattle, Washington USASpace Needle

Built: 1961

Remarks:
It is an observation tower. The center contains the 605-foot high Space Needle, Seattle’s best-known landmark, as well as McCaw Hall, Key Arena, the Children’s Museum, and other public buildings.
 
Burj Khalifa
Location:  Dubai, United Arab EmiratesBurj Khalifa

Built: 2004-2010

Remarks:
It is the tallest building in the world since 2010 with height of 2,717 feet (828 meters). It was designed by the Chicago-based architectural firm of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. Adrian Smith served as architect, and William F. Baker served as structural engineer.
 
Petronas Tower
Location: Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaPetronas Tower

Built: 1993-1994

Remarks:
It was the tallest twin tower in the world from 1998 to 2004. The towers were designed by Argentine architect César Pelli. It has 88 floors.


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