World's 8 Iconic Buildings You Must Visit

Bangalore: Buildings are of many kinds, some are historical, some are contemporary and some are iconic. There are some attractive buildings in the world which are a treat to eyes and exemplary in its own way. If you have a look at some of the structures across the world, you cannot stop praising the artistic talent and creativity involved in them. Below is the list of world's iconic structures-

Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya)
Where: Istanbul


Hagia Sophia Museum is an attractive landmark of Turkey's Istanbul city. Earlier, the museum Hagia Sophia was an Orthodox Patriarchal Basilica and later converted to a mosque. This famous museum catches much attention because of its massive dome, which is considered as the archetype of Byzantine architecture that is believed to have 'changed the history of architecture.'

Museum Hagia Sophia was changed into a mosque way back in the year 1453 by Mehmed II, after the conquest of Constantinople. Later in 1935, Turkish government transformed the building into a museum restoring the beautiful interior decorations with mosaics and marbles.
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