Tue, September 18, 2012
Lifestyle > Travel

The world's ugliest skyscrapers

2012-09-18 06:14:55 GMT2012-09-18 14:14:55(Beijing Time)  SINA.com

Al-Mamlakah Tower, Riyadh

30 St Mary Axe aka The Gherkin, London

International Finance Centre, Hong Kong

Umeda Sky Building, Osaka

Tour Montparnasse, Paris

They spark our wanderlust, they inspire citizens and, occasionally, they stand as monuments to human ingenuity. But oftentimes skyscrapers also proudly display humankind's hubris -- and remarkably bad taste.

Around the world, cities known for stunning skylines are also dotted with architectural atrocities that never should've been built.

Some experts have now gone so far as to question whether these structures ruin the tourism appeal of their cities.

(Agencies)

| PRINT | RSS

Add Your Comments:

Your Name:
Your Country:
Comment:
(English Only)
 
Please read our Terms of Service. Messages that harass, abuse or threaten others; have obscene or otherwise objectionable content; have spam, commercial or advertising content or links may be removed.

SPECIAL COVERAGE

MOST VIEWED

LATEST VIDEO

PICTURE GALLERY