Thursday, April 26, 2018

5 legendary World Fair monuments still standing today

/ 12:28 PM April 16, 2018

Like the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Brussels’ Atomium was never intended to be a lasting monument in the Belgian capital. And yet, 60 years later, this gigantic structure, evoking the atomic structure of an iron crystal, is still standing. Here’s a look at some of the world’s monuments built for Universal Exhibitions, which are still standing strong today.

Eiffel Tower. Image: AFP/Philippe Lopez via AFP Relaxnews

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