14 Most Beautiful And World Famous Domes

Domes have been symbols of great structures. You can see them almost at all significant attractions in the world. Domes usually are form roofs or ceilings and they are made of different materials. The following are some of the most famous domes in the world:

14. United States Capitol

The Capitol is located on top of the Washington DC’s Capitol Hill and this is where the US Congress congregates. At the time of the first US Congress session in 1800, the building was not yet complete. The dome on top of the Capitol now is actually the second one as the first needed replacement after the 1850’s expansion of the building.

13. Paul’s Cathedral

The St. Paul’s Cathedral is one of London’s prides. It is a very impressive dome inspired by Rome’s St Peter Basilica and it was built in the 17th century. It was almost lost in the World War II bombing if not for the heroic rescue attempts of fire-fighters.

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