Building a wonder on the water is a bold step for people to conquer the impossible. Here are the masterpieces that own this unique design position.
Burj Al Arab Hotel (Dubai) : With 56 floors, Burj Al Arab is known as a world-class resort. Built from 1994 to 1999, the building owns 320 m above ground level and becomes the 5th highest hotel in the world. To get where it is today, a small artificial island 300 m from the mainland with its own shore linkage has been formed. Guests will travel by helicopter or luxury Rolls-Royce cars when coming here.
Veluwemeer Aqueduct Bridge (Netherlands): Instead of lying on the water, the bridge was built below and became a unique national masterpiece. In 2002, the project officially operated with a 25 m long, 19 m wide waterway, owning a capacity of 28,000 cars per day.
Punta Della Dogana Building (Venice, Italy): The Punta Della Dogana Building is the most prominent water-surrounded art building in Venice. The foundation here was built by pushing long wooden piles into the sand under the water. The building used to be the center of customs operations in the city. Starting in 2009, this place was announced to be an exhibition space and still exists to this day.
Jal Mahal Palace, Jaipur (India): Located at Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur, Jal Mahal Palace is owned by Rajput kings. With an area of 121 hectares, this place has grown and become a destination to attract many tourists to visit and take photos.
Pampus Port (Netherlands): After 8 years of construction, Pampus is a seaport built at the top of an artificial island. In 1887, the structure was created by sinking 3,800 spindles, importing 45,000 cubic meters of sand. Although it was once destroyed, it was partially restored in 2007. Today, Pampus has opened its doors and is known as a famous museum of the country.
Peberholm Island (Denmark): Located in the southern Daltholm Island, Peberholm is an artificial island, connecting the land between Denmark and Sweden. It owns about 4 km in length, built by Oresundsbron organization. The island does not welcome tourists to visit, only biologists have the opportunity to come here to do research and preserve the surrounding ecosystem.
Deeg Palace (India ): Located between Rup Sagar Lake and Gopal Sagar, the palace was built for the Jat rulers. In 1772, the building was completed and designed in a unique Mughal architectural style. This place is a destination many tourists want to visit when coming to India.
Kansai Airport (Japan): Faced with congestion at Osaka Airport, engineers in Japan must come up with a solution to quickly overcome. Since 1987, three mountains have been dug for soil, 10,000 workers and more than 80 ships have been used to build an airport on the artificial island. The airport was officially opened in 1994 and operates continuously to this day.