Architecture questions This is a list of recently added questions about architecture. Play architecture quiz and see all the questions. Where is Trajan's Column?In Rome. Trajan's Column - monument constructed in AD 113 in Rome to commemoration emperor's victory above Dacians.Created by: Damian Kramekeasy 75% in Romein Rome6706in Athensin Athens638in Madridin Madrid789in Saint Petersburgin Saint Petersburg704Rome riddles » Which famous church has this fantastic ceiling?Sagrada Familia in Barcelona. Describing Sagrada Família, art critic Rainer Zerbst said, "It is probably impossible to find a church building anything like it in the entire history of art" and Paul Goldberger called it, "The most extraordinary personal interpretation of Gothic architecture since the Middle Ages."Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 76% Cologne CathedralCologne Cathedral378Sagrada Familia in BarcelonaSagrada Familia in Barcelona5170Florence CathedralFlorence Cathedral698Salt Lake TempleSalt Lake Temple549churches riddles » Which royal palace is that?Palacio Real (Madrid). Whit 162,000 sq meters of floor area, the Palacio Real is more than twice as large as Versailles, Buckingham Palace or Royal Palace in Stockholm. It is the largest functioning palace in Europe (however, king of Spain doesn't live here any more).Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 27% Hofburg (Vienna)Hofburg (Vienna)611Palacio Real (Madrid)Palacio Real (Madrid)885Palace of VersaillesPalace of Versailles847Royal Palace of StockholmRoyal Palace of Stockholm889Europe riddles » This castle, known as "African Camelot", is inscribed as the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Where is it?In Ethiopia. Fasil Ghebbi is a fortress-enclosure located in Gondar, Ethiopia. It was built in 1636 by Emperor Fasilidies, who broke with the old tradition of the Ethiopian Emperors to travel around their possessions, living off the produce of the peasants and dwelling in tents. The unique architecture of Fasil Ghebbi shows diverse influences including Nubian, Arab, and Baroque styles.Created by: Hitter smasherhard 46% in Ghanain Ghana725in Ethiopiain Ethiopia2570in Tunisiain Tunisia1446in Senegalin Senegal751UNESCO World Heritage riddles » Where is the Bird's Nest stadium?In Beijing. The National Stadium in Beijing was opened in 2008 before the Summer Olympics. The stadium was nicknamed Bird's Nest beacuse of it appearance, but it has also some symbolic meaning, as explained by Chinese official Li Xinggang: "In China, a bird's nest is very expensive, something you eat on special occasions."Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 66% in Sao Pauloin Sao Paulo1233in Beijingin Beijing4661in Los Angelesin Los Angeles468in Munichin Munich685landmarks riddles » Where is this Holocaust Memorial?In Berlin. The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe is a well known memorial in Berlin to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust. It consists of 2,711 concrete blocks. Opened in 2005, this large memorial site (19,000 m2, 4.7-acre) is today one of the must-see places in Berlin. It is estimated that some 3.5 million visitors entered the memorial in the first year it was open, or about 10,000 every day.Created by: Hitter smasheraverage 64% in Berlinin Berlin9069in Parisin Paris568in Tel Avivin Tel Aviv3035in Auschwitzin Auschwitz1476Berlin riddles » What does Notre Dame mean?"Our lady". Notre Dame (Our Lady) is a French title for the Blessed Virgin Mary. The Notre Dame de Paris is the most famous church named so, there are however many other Notre Dame churches, including Notre Dame cathedral in Phnom Penh, Notre Dame d'Afrique in Algiers and Church of Notre Dame in New York City.Created by: ex-terminatoraverage 67% "Night hill""Night hill"1061"Our lady""Our lady"10500"North dam""North dam"627"Northern cathedral""Northern cathedral"3427cathedrals riddles » Where is this famous castle?In Germany. Neuschwanstein Castle is one of the most important tourist attractions of Bavaria, with over 1.3 million visitors annually. The castle name was given by mistake: two newly built castles - Hohenschwangau and Schwanstein have effectively swapped names. Hohenschwangau Castle replaced the ruins of Schwanstein Castle, and Neuschwanstein Castle replaced the ruins of the two Hohenschwangau Castles.Created by: Cleoeasy 77% in Francein France1517in Germanyin Germany9491in Swedenin Sweden987in Italyin Italy222tourism riddles » What is Taj Mahal?Mausoleum. It was built by emperor Shah Jahan in memory of favorite wife, Arjumand Banu, widely known by the epithet Mumtaz Mahal ("the chosen one of the palace"). She died during the birth of their fourteenth child. While the white marble mausoleum is the best known component of the Taj Mahal, it is actually a large complex of structures.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 64% palacepalace1193Hindu templeHindu temple1225Islamic mosqueIslamic mosque1416mausoleummausoleum6883famous places riddles » The first shrine building at Ise Grand Shrine in Japan was erected in the 7th century. All the buildings are wooden, yet still standing. How is that possible?It is being rebuilt every 20 years. The shrine buildings are rebuilt every 20 years as a part of the Shinto belief of the death and renewal of nature. The architectural style of the Ise shrine pre-date the introduction of Buddhist architecture in Japan. Thanks to constant rebuilding, ancient building techniques are passed from one generation to the next.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 39% it was built with black spruceit was built with black spruce438the wood is protected using resinsthe wood is protected using resins1218the wood is petrifiedthe wood is petrified908it is being rebuilt every 20 yearsit is being rebuilt every 20 years1667Japan riddles » Play architecture quiz and see all the questions.