Architecture Guide: the best tips for exploring the world

The new Lonely Planet book will be your new architectural guide. You can not miss these tips!
Get to know 10 tips to take advantage of the best of architecture:

1- Shah Mosque (Esfahan, Iran)

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Photo: Ravi Tahilramani/Getty Images

The architecture fans know that one of the best parts of the trip is to see up close the details of the world’s most famous buildings. To help lovers of beautiful architecture, Lonely Planet has released his new book: Amazing Architecture: A Spotter’s Guide. The book was made for all travelers who want to know history through architecture. With 120 architectural wonders, from emblematic buildings – such as the Eiffel Tower and Chrysler Building – to little-known structures such as the Contemporary Arts Archipelago of Portugal and Hang Nga Guesthouse. The greatest architects in history are cited too, such as Brazilian Oscar Niemeyer and Iraqi, Zaha Hadid.

Whether you’re a world traveler or planning your first trip, these are the buildings you won’t want to miss.

2- Palácio Nacional da Pena (Sintra, Portugal)

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Photo: Tatiana Popova/Shutterstock

3- Jantar Mantar Observatory (Jaipur, India)

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Photo: Kenneth Dedeu/Shutterstock

4- Ayutthaya Temple Complex (Ayutthaya, Thailand)

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Photo: tortoon/Getty Images

5- Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies (Doha, Qatar)

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Photo: Courtesy of Qatar Foundation

6- Niterói Contemporary Art Museum (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

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Photo: Ostill/Shutterstock

7- Beijing National Stadium (Beijing, China)

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Photo: LU JINRONG/Shutterstock

8-  Habitat 67 (Montreal, Canada)

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Photo: Zack Frank/Shutterstock

9- MMM Corones (South Tyrol, Italy)

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Photo: Cate_89/Shutterstock

10- Kunsthaus Graz (Graz, Austria)

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Photo: Gordan Gedec/Getty Images

Those were just 10 tips from the hundreds that the book has to offer. But remember our biggest tip is: get to know all these wonderful buildings with your own eyes!

Source: Architectural Digest*.

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