Every monument or building, usually always save history or exciting things that we never thought. In addition, there is also a mysterious Buildings around the world, thus can be sparring until today.
7 Mysterious Buildings around the world
Here are a few famous buildings with many facts not known to many people.
The apartments on the top floor of the Eiffel Tower
For many people visiting to the Eiffel Tower, they might be able to witness the stunning views of Paris. In addition, the actual creator of the Eiffel Tower, Gustave Eiffel had a secret Chamber at the top of the tower. Gustave deliberately makes the apartments at the top to receive a banquet with special guests. The apartment room there is a kitchen, bathroom, two bedrooms, and a living room. However, now his apartment has been used as a museum. Other unique facts, Eiffel Tower ever experienced the turn colors for seven years. The Eiffel Tower was originally brownish red when it was first opened in 1889. Then it was colored back with a tone of yellow brown, and until finally chocolate chestnut colored. It is aimed so that the French country’s symbol always looks younger.
The chain under the feet of the Statue of Liberty
Many people often admire the splendor of the statue of Liberty which is an icon of the American state. If seen from afar, not many people get to see the carving of the chain on the bottom of the statue of Liberty. This interesting fact often missed by many people. When the chain on the statue of Liberty had a close relationship with its history. France deliberately gave the statue of Liberty to America as a symbol of freedom, democracy and the lifting of all forms of slavery. In fact, the statue of Liberty is also intentionally formed as a Negro woman.
A time capsule at Mount Rushmore
For American society, in addition to the statue of Liberty, Mount Rushmore is a piece of history that they will never forget. The carving maker is the architect of Gutzon Borglum. Borglum had wanted the presence of the Hall the secrets to store information and documents which are important in the mountain. Until finally he decided to make the room just behind the head of Abraham Lincoln. Unfortunately, the plan is not perfect because because he had died first. However, 50 years after the death of Borlgum, the secret room was found. Stored indoors in some important documents from the time of the position of previous American presidents. Now the room has been made like a time capsule to see American history since the first.
The original shape of the Sphinx Statue
Most people know the origin of this Egypt monument, namely The Great Sphinx of Giza. Archaeologists believe that this statue was originally was bright. They also estimate the statue has carved a perfect nose and beard at the beginning. Until recently, not a few archaeologists still argue about the original head of the Sphinx which was originally shaped like the head of a lion or a dog. Even those who believe that the facial shape of the Sphinx statue as we see it today is a small carving in its original destroyed statue. The debate, however, requires a lot of evidence to test its trueness.
The Colors Of The Golden Gate Bridge.
The icon of San Francisco is famous in the world. However, at the beginning of its creation, the architect Irrving Morrow must be approved by the United States Navy. They agreed to give black and yellow so that it can be seen during fog. However, the architect finally changed his mind about the color that had approved in advance by the Navy. Finally Irrving along his team confirmed the military to use a dark orange color. This color was deliberately chosen in order to look at all the circumstances. In addition, the colors of the Golden Gate Bridge also had an impressive attraction everyone when sees it.
The name of Big Ben clock
Big Ben Clock is a famous icon of the United Kingdom. No one ever knew why the clock tower called Big Ben. Although currently these hours have been renamed to ‘ The Elizabeth Tower ‘, but there is a theory that circulated about the name of Big Ben. The theory is linked with the name of someone very strong to make a Bell on the clock tower. In addition, there are other theories mention the name of Big Ben is taken from Benjamin Count, which is a heavyweight boxing champion. But the fact mentions that Big Ben was named by the people of London directly.
The Leaning Tower Of Pisa Maker
The tower of Italian origin is still debating the name of the real maker. Of course the slope of the tower is making many people amazed and surprised. Some say the name the leaning tower is taken from the name of the architect Bonanno Pizano. However, other names such as Diotisalvi also mentioned, given the style of the building is almost similar to the Baptistery building in the same complex area. There is also a saying that they work together to build the tower of Pisa.