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 KramekRome riddles »easy 75% in Romein Rome5556in Athensin Athens537in Madridin Madrid649in Saint Petersburgin Saint Petersburg588 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.orgchurches riddles »easy 75% Cologne CathedralCologne Cathedral329Sagrada Familia in BarcelonaSagrada Familia in Barcelona4272Florence CathedralFlorence Cathedral603Salt Lake TempleSalt Lake Temple465 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.orgEurope riddles »very hard 27% Hofburg (Vienna)Hofburg (Vienna)543Palacio Real (Madrid)Palacio Real (Madrid)813Palace of VersaillesPalace of Versailles755Royal Palace of StockholmRoyal Palace of Stockholm796 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 smasherEthiopia riddles »hard 47% in Ghanain Ghana662in Ethiopiain Ethiopia2365in Tunisiain Tunisia1303in Senegalin Senegal692 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.orgChina riddles »average 65% in Sao Pauloin Sao Paulo1115in Beijingin Beijing4180in Los Angelesin Los Angeles426in Munichin Munich630 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 smasherBerlin riddles »average 64% in Berlinin Berlin8164in Parisin Paris520in Tel Avivin Tel Aviv2706in Auschwitzin Auschwitz1349 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-terminatorcathedrals riddles »average 66% "Night hill""Night hill"967"Our lady""Our lady"9131"North dam""North dam"580"Northern cathedral""Northern cathedral"3101 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: Cleotourism riddles »easy 77% in Francein France1380in Germanyin Germany8673in Swedenin Sweden930in Italyin Italy208 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.orglandmarks riddles »average 62% palacepalace1070Hindu templeHindu temple1100Islamic mosqueIslamic mosque1282mausoleummausoleum5737 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.orgJapan riddles »very hard 38% it was built with black spruceit was built with black spruce403the wood is protected using resinsthe wood is protected using resins1108the wood is petrifiedthe wood is petrified843it is being rebuilt every 20 yearsit is being rebuilt every 20 years1480 Play architecture quiz and see all the questions.