https://flic.kr/p/VrkxHS | Big Ben | Big Ben is the nickname for the Great Bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London and is usually extended to refer to both the clock and the clock tower as well. The tower is officially known as Elizabeth Tower, renamed to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II in 2012; previously, it was known simply as the Clock Tower. When completed in 1859, it was, says clockmaker Ian Westworth, “the prince of timekeepers: the…
*JERUSALEM ~ The Tower of David, stands in the heart of Jerusalem at a point where the city's ancient history to the east meets the blossoming new city of Jerusalem to the west. Jerusalem Old City, Jerusalem, yrs ago.
This green "Eye" is formed by a tall spiral staircase in a brick tower, reaching toward the bell inside the Lamberti Tower, Verona Italy. (You are looking upward into the bell tower:) By Davide Lombardi
Blueprints for the Eiffel Tower: named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company designed and built the tower. Erected in 1889 as the entrance arch to the 1889 World's Fair, it has become both a global cultural icon of France and one of the most re
The world's oldest lighthouse, the Tower of Hercules, Spain, was built in the century and is still in use today. The Tower of Hercules is a Unesco World Heritage site.
The Kuchlbauer Tower (German: Kuchlbauer-Turm) is an observation tower designed by Austrian architect Friedensreich Hundertwasser on the grounds of the Kuchlbauer Brewery in Abensberg, a town in Lower Bavaria in Germany.
The Al Hamra Tower is a topped out skyscraper in Kuwait City, Kuwait. Designed by architectural firm Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, the tower is the tallest building in Kuwait on completion in 2011 at m It is the tallest sculpted tower in the world.
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Designed to resemble a blossoming flower, Greek architecture firm Petra Architects recently submitted "Blossoming Dubai" to the Zaabeel Park Tall Emblem Structure Competition. The tower is equipped with two elevators that run on spiral rails which turn 1