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Name :- Arinjay Jain
Class:- IV A
SLPS, SS Branch Ghaziabad
(A)Bombay Stock Exchange
The Bombay Stock Exchange is an Indian stock exchange located at
Dalal Street, Kala Ghoda, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Established in 1875 the BSE is considered to be one of Asia’s fastest
stock exchanges, with a speed of 200 microseconds and one of India’s
leading exchange groups and the oldest stock exchange in the South
Bombay Stock Exchange is the world's 10th largest stock market by
market capitalization at $1.7 trillion as of 23 January 2015.
More than 5,000 companies are listed on BSE.
CEO:- Ashish Chauhan
Founder:- Premchand Roychand Founded:- July 9, 1875
Headquarters:- Mumbai, India
(B) Shri Rangnathaswamy Temple Gopuram
It is one of the most illustrious Vaishnava temples in South India rich in
legend and history.
Its location, on an island in Cauvery river, has rendered it vulnerable to natural
disasters as well as the rampaging of invading armies – Muslim and European .
Srirangam temple is often listed as the largest functioning Hindu temple in the
world, the still larger Angkor Wat being the largest existing temple.
The temple occupies an area of 156 acres (631,000 m²) with a perimeter of
4,116m (10,710 feet) making it the largest temple in India and one of the largest
religious complexes in the world.
(C) UB City
UB City is the biggest luxury commercial property project in Bangalore,
India. Pioneered by the chairman of UB Group, Vijay Mallya, in Joint Venture
with Prestige Group.
It is built on 13 acres (53,000 m2) of land and hosts 1,000,000 sq ft of high-
end commercial, retail and service apartment space.
UB City has four towers namely:-
UB Tower (19 Floors),
Comet (11 Floors),
Canberra (17 Floors)
Concorde (19 Floors).
Construction started in
Completed in 2008
Roof 123 m (404 ft)
(D) Eros Theatre, Mumbai
1. This is one of the oldest cinemas in Mumbai. Its construction work
started in 1935 and completed in 1938.
2. The cinema inside and outside architecture is beautiful. The outside
structure of the building is partially covered with red stones from Agra
and the rest is painted in cream colour
3. The Eros Cinema opened in February 1938.
4. It was designed by architect Sorabji Keikhushru Bhedwar with internal
decorations by Fritz von Dreiberg.
5. The Eros was one of Mumbai’s (Bombay) luxury cinemas and remains
a popular cinema today.
(E) World Trade Centre Bangalore
In the Malleswaram Rajajinagar area, close to the central business district
In a premium neighbourhood within the 40-acre
1,02,192 sqm of prime office space.
32 levels and 128 m high.
Modular design with 3,716 sqm floor plate.
4.2 m floor-to-floor height.
Low E- glass to minimise heat and maximize visibility.
Uninterrupted power supply with 100% power back-up.
Cafeteria for occupants.
Grand triple height atrium.
Helipad and observation deck.
Sky bridges connecting WTC with the 5-star Sheraton.
Bangalore hotel and Orion Mall & Multiplex within the enclave.
Highest levels of safety and security.
(A) Shanghai Wheelock Square
Located in Puxi Shanghai China
Height:- 978 ft (298
Architect:- Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates PC
It is the 91st-tallest building in the world
The Wheelock Square building has 58 floors, and just over 100,000 sqm of prime office
It is located across the street from the Jing'an Temple Station on Shanghai Metro Lines 2
Wheelock Square’s sleek, symmetrical
lines and contemporary design elegance
are combined as a singular, sculptural
form rising from a richly landscaped plaza.
It is the 52nd-tallest building in the World.
The Wheelock Square building has
58 floors, and just over 100,000 sqm
of prime office space.
(B) Bank of China Tower
Location:- The building is located at 1Garden Road in Central and Western
District on Hong Kong Island.
70-storey office building opened in 1990, with a construction inspired by the
structure of bamboo.
Designed by I. M. Pei and L.C Pei.
The building is 315.0 m (1,033.5 ft) high with two masts reaching 367.4 m
(1,205.4 ft) high.
It was the tallest building in Hong Kong and Asia from 1989 to 1992, and it
was the first building outside North America to break the 305 m (1,000 ft)
(C) Dingzhou Liaodi Pagoda 3
It is the tallest existing pre-modern Chinese pagoda, built in the
11th century during the Song Dynasty (960-1279). The pagoda
stands at a height of 84 metres (276 ft), resting on a large
platform with an octagonal base.
The earliest base-structure type for Chinese pagodas were
square-base and circular-base. The highest Chinese pagoda from
the pre-modern age is the Liaodi Pagoda of Kaiyuan Monastery.
Standing at 67.31 meters tall with a base diameter of 30.27
meters, this pagoda totally weighs about 7400 metric tons. It is
30 meters higher than the White Pagoda in Beijing's Beihai
Park, and about 3 meters higher than the Big Wild Goose
Pagoda in Xian.
In addition to religious use, since ancient times
Chinese pagodas have been praised for the spectacular views
which they offer, and many famous poems in Chinese
history attest to the joy of scaling pagodas.
(D) Shuanglin Iron Tower
Located in the Shuanglin Temple at the foot of Yunhuang Mountain, the
Shuanglin Iron Tower was built during Post Zhou Dynasty (952) by Zhu
Brief Description :-
Originally, there are two 5-layer octagonal iron towers in the shape of
pavilion. However, it’s a pity that one of the towers has been destroyed by the
The one reserved tower is about 2.15 meters high with two layers and
surrounded by octahedral iron fences.
Some vivid wildlife, Buddhist figures, flowers, water wave and other
patterns are casted on the tower body. However, some parts have been
Shuanglin Iron Tower
(E) The Shanghai World Financial Center in Shanghai,
Futian borough of Shenzhen,
The Shenzhen Special Zone
Press Tower is a 262 metre tall
skyscraper located in the Futian
borough of Shenzhen, China.
The tower was completed in 1998
and has 47 floors above ground and
3 underground floors.
The The tower was completed
in 1998 and has 47 floors above
ground and 3 underground floors.
The building is the 69th tallest
existing building in the world when
measured up to the highest
architectural point and the 5th
tallest in Shenzhen
Luxor Temple is a large Ancient Egyptian temple
complex located on the east bank of the Nile River in
Luxor Temple is Founded
in 1400 BCE. And Known
in the Egyptian Language
as ipet resyt, or
"the southern sanctuary".
To the rear of the temple are chapels builtby Tuthmosis III and
The Luxor temple was built with sandstone from the Gebel el-
Silsila area, which is located in south-western Egypt.
Like other Egyptian structures a common technique used was
symbolism, or illusionism.
At the Luxor temple, the two obelisks flanking the entrance
were not the same height, but they created the illusion that they
With the layout of the temple they appear to be of equal height,
but using illusionism, it enhances the relative distances hence
making them look the same size to the wall behind it.
(B) The Temple of Philae
The Temple of Philae is located on the island of Agilka near the first cataract
(shallow white water rapids) on the River Nile.
The Temple of Philae is dedicated primarily to the Egyptian Goddess, Isis,
although her consort Osiris and her son Horus were also worshipped there.
Philae has also been a seat of the Christian faith.
Today, the Temple is reached by boat, and visitors can gain an indication of its
layout even prior to landing.
The well preserved rectangular building containing fourteen columns with floral
capitals is known as Trajan’s Kiosk being attributed as being built by the Roman
Two of the walls are decorated with images of Trajan making offerings to Isis,
Osiris and Horus
Philae was a site of great importance not only to the Ancient Egyptians, but
also to the Greeks and Romans and is today a major tourist attraction and a
UNESCO World Heritage Site.
(C) Hotel Grand Nile Tower, Cairo Egypt
Garden City, Roda Island, Cairo, Egypt
The luxurious landmark Grand Nile Tower is poised directly on the
magnificent Nile on the tip of Roda Island with a prime location in central
Cairo, close to many cultural and tourists attractions.
It is located in the Garden City area close to the centre of modern Cairo. The
Cairo International Airport is approx. 20 km away from the hotel.
The hotel boosts 715 rooms and suites are elegantly appointed, overlooking
the Nile and feature all modern amenities. The Club rooms and suites enjoy
exclusive club privileges and complimentary lounge access.
Grand Nile Tower
(D) Lighthouse of Alexandria in Changsha
Located on the island of Pharos in Alexandria Egypt.
The Lighthouse of Alexandria (Pharos) was a tower built in the third
century B.C.E. (between 285 and 247 B.C.E.)
Founded by Alexander the Great it was home to a significant number
of Greeks and Jews.
It was renowned throughout the ancient world as an international center of
culture and learning.
The Lighthouse of Alexandria was initially built as a landmark—not an
actual lighthouse—and was known by the name of the island on which it
was located: Pharos.
The great Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha or Alabaster Mosque
is a mosque situated in the Citadel of Cairo in Egypt and
commissioned by Muhammad Ali Pasha between 1830 and 1848.
Architectural style:- Islamic
Address:- Cairo Governorate,
Situated on the summit of the citadel, this Ottoman mosque, the largest to be
built in the first half of the 19th century.
The mosque was built in memory of Tusun Pasha, Muhammad Ali's oldest son,
who died in 1816.
This great mosque, is one of the landmarks and tourist attractions of Cairo and
is one of the first features to be seen when approaching the city from no matter
The mosque was built with a central dome surrounded by four small and four
semicircular domes. It was constructed in a square plan and measured 41x41
The central dome is 21 meters in diameter and the height of the building is 52
Two elegant cylindrical minarets of Turkish type with two balconies and
conical caps are situated on the western side of the mosque, and rise to 82
(A)Tours Societe Generale
Société Générale Twin Towers are two office skyscrapers
located in La Défense, a high-rise business district,
and in Nanterre, France, west of Paris.
The towers were built and opened in 1995 to become the
head office of the Société Générale, one of France's largest
Before the twin towers were constructed, Société Générale's
headquarters were located in Paris.
The roof and structural height of both towers is at 167 m
(548 ft) above ground.
The towers were the tallest skyscrapers built in La Défense
since the Tour Total in 1985.
The northern tower is named tour Alicante and the southern
one tour Chassagne.
In its interior design, Chassagne is decorated with white stone
from the village ofChassagne in Auvergne, whereas Alicante is
decorated with red marble from Alicante in Spain.
Tours Societe Generale
(B) Tour Total
Previously known as Tour
Elf from 1985 to 1999,
and Tour Total Fina Elf from
1999 to 2003
It is an office skyscraper located
in La Défense, Courbevoie,
The high-rise business
district west of and adjacent to
the city of Paris, France
designed in the Modern
Completed and opened in 1985,
it is the third tallest skyscraper
in La Défense and the fourth-
tallest skyscraper in the Paris
Location:- Located in district of La Part-Dieu in the 3rd
arrondissement of Lyon, France.
Architecte:- Arte Charpentier
Construction started:- 2007
Height:- 110 m, 115 m to tip CTBUH
Architectural style:- Sustainable architecture
It forms part of the Oxygen Project,
which includes the office tower and a
shopping center, the Cours Oxygène. The
tower rises 115 meters high.
Rising to 115 m high and with 80% glass
area, the tower is smaller than its close
neighbor, the Part-Dieu tower (165
meters at the top of the pyramid), but
dominates the Swiss Tower (82 meters)
which directly faces.
The tower contains eighty workstations
per tray of 1,000 m² each located on
twenty-eight floors served by seven lifts.
On May 4, 2010, the new mall reached
15 000m ² with 25 new shops
(D) Tour Majunga
Located in La Défense, near Paris, in France.
It reached a height of 193.05 metres in January 2014 and
became the third tallest skypscraper in France, after First
It is the third tallest skypscraper in France, after First
(231m) and Montparnasse (210m).
Roof :- 194 m (636 ft)
Floor count:- 47
Floor area:- 69 500 m2
Architect:- Jean-Paul Viguier
(E) Tour Carpe Diem
Architects: Robert A.M. Stern Architects
Location: La Défense, France
The Tour Carpe Diem is a 162-metre tall skyscraper in the La Défense
business district, near Paris in France. Completed in 2013, it is located in
the municipality of Courbevoie and is used for offices.
A monumental stair descends from the building's winter garden and lobby
to a public plaza on the Boulevard Circulaire, where a second front
welcomes visitors at what was heretofore the back of the site.
Tour Carpe Diem's pure form and faceted facades allow the tower to stand
out in a thicket of tall buildings in La Défense.