The Top 9 Strangest Buildings Around the World

Have you ever stopped to look at an oddly constructed house or stared in wonder at a uniquely beautiful church, library, or museum? The building might stick out like a sore thumb amidst other more normal architecture, and you just can’t look away from its intriguing structure. The website Strange Buildings, which highlights the world’s weirdest architecture, created a list of the top 50 strangest buildings around the world based on votes from the site’s users. The list is updated with every new vote, but here are the ones that made the cut today:

1. Habitat 67 (Montreal, Canada)

Habitat 67 (Montreal, Canada)
Image credit: 準建築人手札網站 Forgemind ArchiMedia / CC BY 2.0

2. The Church of Hallgrimur (Reykjavik, Iceland)

The Church of Hallgrimur (Reykjavik, Iceland)
Image credit: Ben Kucinski / CC BY 2.0

3. National Theatre (Beijing, China)

National Theatre (Beijing, China)
Image credit: Hui Lan / CC BY 2.0

4. Guggenheim Museum (Bilbao, Spain)

Guggenheim Museum (Bilbao, Spain)
Image credit: Chris / CC BY 2.0

5. Wonder Works (Pigeon Forge, USA)

Wonder Works (Pigeon Forge, USA)
Image credit: Forsaken Fotos / CC BY 2.0

6. Museum of Contemporary Art (Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Museum of Contemporary Art (Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Image credit: Rodrigo Soldon / CC BY 2.0

7. Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! Museum (Ontario, Canada)

Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Museum (Ontario, Canada)
Image credit: elPadawan / CC BY-SA 2.0

8. Montreal Biosphere (Montreal, Canada)

Montreal Biosphere
Image credit: abdallahh / CC BY 2.0

9. Druzhba Holiday Center (Yalta, Ukraine)

Druzhba Holiday Center
Image credit: Vyacheslav Argenberg / CC BY 2.0

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