There are some places I’ve been that made me feel little and insignificant, giving me a strange sensation of joy at the same time. It is curious how a building – museum, church or skyscraper – can change you the perspective you have of your own self.

1. Louvre Museum, France

Some people say you need a week to visit it all. Others got lost in there. I say your feet gonna hurt at the end of each day spent at the museum. The exhibition has more than 38,000 objects arranged in over 72,735 square meters. Last but not least, it is the most visited museum!

2. Sagrada Familia, Spain

The most relevant building of Antoni Gaudi is the most impressive. Once you are inside and look up, the highs will make you dizzy.  It’s useless to remind you of the unique beauty of the Cathedral.

3. Vatican Museums, Vatican City

Prepare yourself for a marathon of immense ceilings, paints and artifacts! All are so big and astonishing and one of the problems is that nothing fits in a photo! But, hey, enjoy the view!

4. Palace of Parliament, Romania

The largest building in Europe, every tourist has it on his list. After you make the 2-2.5 hours tour and you are so, so, so tired, the guide tells you that you’ve seen only 5% of the entire Palace.

5. Dome of Milan, Italy

With a capacity of40,000 people, it is one of the largest cathedrals in Europe. The Dome of Milan catches your eyes with its impressive Gothic architecture with great columns. One of the highlights of the building is the terrace, which offers you a great view of the city.

6. The Shard, United Kingdom

Not so much to have a walk around it. But did you try to look up? The London Bridge Tower is one of the tallest buildings in Europe and the tallest in UE, with a height of 309.7 m. Obviously, it has an Observatory up there if you want to change the feeling and be in the top of the world. 🙂


7. Karl-Marx-Hof, Austria

You need 15 minutes to get at the other end. It has more than one kilometer in length, being the longest residential building in the world. It had 1,382 apartments!!!

Döbling (Wien) - Karl-Marx-Hof

Photo: Wikipedia

8. St Peter’s Basilica,  Vatican City

The largest Cathedral in Europe has no less than 320 meters long and 240 meters wide. The Dome is another impressive element, with a diameter of 42 meters. The interior won’t stop surprising you!

9. Victoria and Albert Museum, United Kingdom

The world’s largest museum of decorative arts and design will steal you from the daily life for a month! This if you want to see all the objects – 4.5 million – from the permanent exhibition!


10. Aerium, Germany

The biggest hall in the world is a tropical resort in the middle of a continental climate. You’ll not even notice you are not in Bali!
Wasserfall-Lodge im Tropical Islands

Photo: Wikipedia



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