10 weirdest buildings in the world!

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Stone House (Guimarães, Portugal)

stone houseSource: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/stone-house

Many thought this house was a hoax, but journalists investigated it and discovered it was, in fact, real. Naturally, the construction was inspired by the Flintstones.

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Forest Spiral – Hundertwasser Building (Darmstadt, Germany)

forest spiral

Constructed by Friedensreich Hundertwasser, the famous Austrian architect, this structure is known for its vibrant colors.

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The Crooked House (Sopot, Poland)

crooked houseSource: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/crooked-house

Popular for tourists and photographers, this warped house was built in 2004 and is part of the Rezydent shopping center.

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The Hole House (Texas, USA)

hole houseSource: http://www.strangebuildings.thegrumpyoldlimey.com/2011/07/hole-house-houston-tx-usa.html

This house is exactly what it describes and looks like space and time collapsed, creating a constant warp hole.

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Puzzling World Lake Wanaka (Otago, New Zealand)

puzzling world

Found near Wanaka, New Zealand, this tourist attraction started out as little more than a maze in 1973 but steadily grew into something more closely resembling a theme park.

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Reversible Destiny Lofts (Mitaka, Japan)

colorsSource: http://www.slate.com/blogs/atlas_obscura/2014/10

Founded by Shusaku Arakawa, this apartment building is so unique it comes with instructions for use.

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Office Center “1000″ a.k.a. Banknote (Kaunas, Lithuania)

1000_litų,_KaunasSource: https://www.baltictimes.com/news/articles/19826/

A building that looks like a giant banknote naturally garners a lot of attention, drawing many tourists out to see it. Despite its exterior, those behind the building insist it’s not a monument to the power of money.

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Atomium (Brussels, Belgium)

atomiumSource: http://atomium.be/

This building shaped like a giant atom was actually built in 1958 for the World’s Fair. It was built as a beacon of hope and optimism for the future of mankind.

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The Bank of Asia – Robot Building (Bangkok, Thailand)

robot buildlingSource: http://www.nothingtoseehere.net/2008/08

Part of Bangkok’s financial district, this robot building is quite a sight to behold. It was built in 1986 and is 20 stories tall.

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The Big Pineapple (Nambour, Queensland)

pineapple buildingSource: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/the-big-pineapple

This is the biggest pineapple building in the world. There is another pineapple building in Australia, but this one copied it and made it 56 feet (17 meters) tall, two feet taller than the original.

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