Places I would love to visit               in person

This is a list of the top five pieces of art or architecture I would Love to visit in person.

The Great Pyramid and 2nd Pyramid, Eliot Elisofon, 1947, From the collection of: LIFE Photo Collection
The Pyramids of Giza are located on the west bank of the Nile River in Northern Egypt. There are 3 4th dynasty pyramids in this group. The Great Pyramid length of each side at the base is 755.75 feet and the original height was 481.4 feet. The last and smallest pyramid is 218 feet tall. The Great Pyramid is also known as Khufu's Pyramid and the sides rise at an angle of 51'52. The core is made of yellowish limestone blocks and the outer casings and inner passages are of finer light colored limestone. The interior burial chamber is built of huge blocks of granite . The structure is an astounding 5.75 million tons. The diagonal lines move the eyes to the point of the pyramid.
Pai Michelangelo. Sistine Chapel., From the collection of: LIFE Photo Collection
The Sistine Chapel is home to Michelangelo's famous painting on the ceiling. It's demensions are 40.23 meters in length, 13.40 meters in width and 20.70 meters in height. The style used is called fresco and there are 33 separate areas each space includes a different scene. Michelangelo's use of golden yellows, royal blues and dusky pinks stand out against egg shell whites and pale salmons. The minimal use of lighting combined with bright tones stand out against pale cremes and pastels. This work tells the story of the book of Genesis from The Bible and includes images of family and prophets of Christ. The tone of these works of art is religious and spiritual.
John Phillips, 1939, From the collection of: LIFE Photo Collection
Christ the Redeemer is a religious sculpture designed by Silva Costa and constructed by sculptor Paul Landowski.It is made of concrete and soapstone tiles and stands 120 feet tall (with pedestal) and fingertip to fingertip 92 feet wide, while weighing an amazing 635 tons. Add the breathtaking panoramic view of Rio de Janeiro from the top of Corcovado Mountain to intensify the viewing experience.It is Art-Deco in style and has geometric forms, straight lines and crisp folds in Christ's clothing. Construction began in 1926 and continued for five years.Christ open arms symbolize peace and are meant to show Christ's love for us all.
T Euro (Fra) Paris Eiffel Tower, From the collection of: LIFE Photo Collection
The Eiffel Tower stands at 1062 feet and is located in Champ de Mars in Paris. It's original purpose was to be a temporary exhibit, however it was decided to keep it as a permanent part of the Paris skyline. It is made of 4 lattice girders standing apart at the base and joined together at the top by metal trusses at regular intervals. There are three levels the first two have restaurants and the third is for observation.
Versailles, From the collection of: Our Place
The Palace of Versailles started as a hunting lodge constructed of brick and stone with a slate roof. There were several renovations completed the first addition which included 3 additional wings - a Hall of Mirrors and the Gardens of Versailles. There was also a theatre built in 1768 called The Opera. The Chapel of Versailles is an excellent example of Baroque Architecture. The interior design is extravagant and suited for royalty.
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