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Named the most ugly structure of the world

The list of the 10 ugliest buildings and monuments around the world. “Some of these buildings are more like a bag of nails, others are striking in their ambiguity, but in any case, this is too fun” – quoted the General Director of the website Giampiero Ambrosi Tatar-inform.

First place was taken by the City Council in Boston, more like the anti-nuclear bunker of gray concrete. The second line of the list belongs to the Montparnasse tower in Paris. Experts as a joke, she has only one plus: from the observation platform of the Montparnasse tower offers the only view of Paris, where the tower is not visible. And the Parisians declared a subscription to raise the money to buy the tower from the owners and demolish.

On third place is occupied by bulky “Golden horseshoe” from the town of Tuuri in Finland. Horseshoe rises above the second largest shopping centre in Finland. But, as they say, it, nevertheless, brings good luck. Fourth place went to Liverpool Cathedral, resembling a flying saucer with a large number of antennas, and more resembling inverted Martini.

In fifth place – bus terminal in new York. Monster of metal rods and glass are very similar to abandoned unfinished. Sixth place was taken by the towers of Columbus in Madrid. The locals call it “fork”over the top, reminiscent of the electrical connector. In seventh place was the building of the Museum of arts Lichtensteinian Windows, without doors, is striking for its architectural minimalism.

In eighth place – the building of the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh, when constructed from stone, oak and bamboo. However, professionals such as architects consider it one of the best office buildings in the world. The ninth position was occupied by the building of the Central library of Birminghama the UK. This “Palace of glass and concrete” for many years, causing heated debate about the need for its demolition.

Closes the list of the monument to Peter the great of Zurab Tsereteli on the spit of the Moskva river, which have long been included in the capital’s folklore. The portal notes that the monument “makes me think of “pirates of the Caribbean”, as did Tim Burton”, Izvestia reports.

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