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The Best Architecture Underground City in the World

THE BEST ARCHITECTURE UNDERGROUND CITY IN THE WORLD


By : Ririn Sholiha

Architecture is an art that is made by each individual to be creative Themselves and science of designing buildings. In a broader sense, the architecture includes the design of the total built environment, from a macro level, namely urban planning, urban design, landscape architecture, down to the micro level, namely building design, furniture design and product design. Architecture also refers to the results of the design process, what if the architecture built underground, of course, certainly the public interest, especially if the architecture is unique and is the world’s best. Here we will provide information about the architecture of the underground city in the world :

 

1. Petra, Jordan
Petra is a building that is carved out of the rocks at the base of the mountain, located in Jordan. It is estimated that the building was built by the Nabataeans or Nabath ie ancient group of Arabs who settled in the Jordan area in the 2nd century. Now Petra became a symbol of the country of Jordan. Smithsonian magazine even made Petra as one of the places that should be visited before the person dies.

petra jordan

petra jordan

2. Barry Troglodyte Village, France.
Barry Troglodyte is a village carved into the rocks on the hillside in the region of the Rhone, France. It is estimated that the village was occupied by humans for hundreds of years. Some carvings in the rocks picture a human face that has become a skeleton. Very creepy. But those images are only located at the entrance of the building, while inside it like a cave, and there are rooms that are comfortable.

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paris vacation packages

 

 

3. The Tunnels of Moose Jaw, Canada.
Under the streets of Saskatchewan, Canada, there is a secret underground tunnel. In the tunnel, named Moose Jaw that there is room that functioned as shops, factories, houses and smuggling paths. Moose Jaw tunnels reputedly used by Al Capone to smuggle liquor. There is also news that the tunnel was used by immigrants from China to hide and is home to the 19th and 20th centuries.

moose jaw saskatchewan

moose jaw saskatchewan

 

4. Underground City Derinkuyu, Turkey
Derinkuyu underground city which is situated in the region of Cappadocia, Turkey. The town lies at a depth of 60 meters under the ground that can accommodate about 20,000 people. It is estimated that the underground city of Derinkuyu was built in the seventh century until 8 and functioned to protect residents from mistreatment and robbery.

In Turkey, there are several underground cities, but the most famous and biggest is Derinkuyu. Turkey is famous for its volcanic soil is soft, making it easier for people to dig in quick time.

cappadocia turkey

cappadocia turkey

5. Cheyenne Mountain, USA
Building Cheyenne Mountain is a bunker used as a shelter from a nuclear strike on the Cold War. located in the region of Colorado, USA.
Cheyenne Mountain has an area of 5.1 hectares, which was built on 18 May 1961 and was completed on February 8, 1966. The bunker is designed to be able to withstand a nuclear blast that measures 30 megatons.

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cheyenne mountain resort

6. Tunnel Beijing, China.
Just like Cheyenne Mountain, Beijing tunnel is a bunker that was built in the Cold War to hide from a nuclear attack. The tunnel is located in down town Beijing China, it has an area of 85 km. The tunnel has 90 entrances are hidden in the shops on the street Qianmen. Currently, Beijing tunnel used as tourist attractions by local and foreign tourists.

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beijing tours

7. Tunnel Portland US.
In the region of Portland, Oregon, United States, there is a vast underground tunnel. The tunnel is also known as the ‘Shanghai Tunnels’ connects between the hotel and the bars in the edge region of the Willamette River. Hidden and secret.

shanghai tunnels portland

shanghai tunnels portland

 

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