How the 20 most famous buildings of our time were built

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These famous modern buildings today attract a huge number of tourists from all over the world. But, few people can imagine how they were built, how much effort and work was invested in this. Photographers of that time tried to capture these bright moments of construction, which went down in world history. We’ve collected those shots for you.

1. Empire State Building, New York | 1931

How the 20 most famous buildings of our time were built

2. Statue of Liberty, New York | 1885

How the 20 most famous buildings of our time were built

3. Eiffel Tower, Paris | 1888

How the 20 most famous buildings of our time were built

4. Tower Bridge, London | 1892

How the 20 most famous buildings of our time were built

5. Capitol, Washington | 1861

How the 20 most famous buildings of our time were built

6. Iron Building, New York | 1902

How the 20 most famous buildings of our time were built

7. Lincoln Memorial, Washington | 1920

How the 20 most famous buildings of our time were built

8. Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco | 1936

How the 20 most famous buildings of our time were built

9. Chrysler Building, New York | 1930

How the 20 most famous buildings of our time were built

10 Statue of Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro | 1931

How the 20 most famous buildings of our time were built

11Hoover Dam, USA | 1932

How the 20 most famous buildings of our time were built

12Mount Rushmore, USA | 1933

How the 20 most famous buildings of our time were built

13Space Needle, Seattle | 1961

How the 20 most famous buildings of our time were built

14Arch in St. Louis | 1965

How the 20 most famous buildings of our time were built

15Sydney Opera House | 1966

How the 20 most famous buildings of our time were built

16World Trade Center, New York | 1970

How the 20 most famous buildings of our time were built

17Luxor, Las Vegas | 1993

How the 20 most famous buildings of our time were built

18Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur | 1995

How the 20 most famous buildings of our time were built

19Burj Khalifa, Dubai | 2008

How the 20 most famous buildings of our time were built

20World Trade Center, New York | 2012

How the 20 most famous buildings of our time were built

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