Did you know that more people in Hong Kong live or work above the 14th floor than anywhere else on Earth, making it the world’s most vertical city? Let’s take a glimpse at some of those enormous blocks of flats in China to get a feel of how it feels to be living in some cities of China.
Meet David Cerny – an internationally famous Czech sculptor, best known for his giant space-age babies that crawl up the Zizkov TV tower a hundred meters or so above Prague. He gained notoriety in 1991 by painting a Soviet tank pink that served as a war memorial in central Prague. As the Monument to Soviet tank crews was still a national cultural monument at that time, his act of civil disobedience was considered “hooliganism” and he was briefly arrested.
Northern Ukraine, Kiev Oblast, near the border with Belarus. Prypiat used to be proud for being home to the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant workers. Its population had been around 50,000 prior to the accident. But something terrible happened on 26 April 1986… Today, the only residents are deer and wolves along with a solitary guard.
Bored panda presents you an incredible list of 33 strangest buildings in the world, and best of all, it’s not just another random list, but it is based on 4.520 unique visitor votes. So don’t blame panda for this exact order, blame yourself for voting this way, or for not voting at all (and don’t tell me you didn’t know where to vote, you could have asked).
Besides eating bamboo leaves I like all kind of oddities. Being bored of usual buildings I have traveled the world (with the help of Internet) and found 50 strangest and most extraordinary churches in the world, and I’m kind enough to share it with you.