10 Architectural Marvels That Will Leave You in Awe

There are many beautiful places on earth which makes it impossible to let go of one's travel urge. The natural landscapes are a tempting sight but there are numerous man-made constrctions that will leave you dazed.

There are many beautiful places on earth which makes it impossible to let go of one’s travel urge. The natural landscapes are a tempting sight but there are numerous man-made constrctions that will leave you dazed.

While it is not easy to pick and rank these marvels in a particular order, we bring you images of some of the most incredible examples of architectural craftsmanship.

Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain


Having consumed 40 years of the veteran Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi, this Gothic art Nouveau cathedral is still incomplete and is expected to be ready anytime between 2017 and 2026.

Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey

Originally designed to serve as a church, Hagia Sophia or the ‘Holy Wisdom’, was used as a mosque and now stands as a museum. This domed monument is an architectural wonder and is an epitome of Byzantine architecture, which remained the largest cathedral on earth for about a thousand years before Seville Cathedral took over the title in 1520.