The endless possibilities and experiences of Minecraft they account for only half of their success. The other rests and belongs to the inexhaustible talent of the creators and passionate about the constantly expanding project of Mojang and Microsoft. Geniuses, capable of turn into art Simple voxels stacked with talent and work.
It does not matter how many walks we take through its universe of universes, in Extra Life we always find fascinating environments. Some of them emerged from the depths of the imagination. Others, on the other hand, they give the reply to the most beautiful places in the world in the most literal sense of the expression.
After knowing some of the most wonderful creations of Minecraft and show you the amazing aspect of the best monuments and places of interest in Spain, it is time for us to make natural evolution, compiling some of the most fascinating wonders of the modern world.
A tour so particular that it begins and ends from the comfort of your home or wherever your mobile phone has coverage. Not only because you can enjoy it with us, but also because some of the creations have opened the doors of these worlds created with a special care so you can visit them.
Being aware, as always, that they are not all who are. Which does not mean that we have taken care of our selection so that each replica deserves to be seen.
As on previous occasions, we have accompanied each monument and place of interest with a reference to the actual counterpoint and, if there is one, a link so that you can immerse yourself from Minecraft in those creations.
Below, our selecti on of spectacular monuments from around the world recreated in Minecraft.
Notre Dame Cathedral
– Photograph of Pline
The headquarters of the archdiocese of Paris has served as inspiration for countless artists from around the world. Dedicated to the Virgin Mary, The Notre Dame Cathedral It was officially completed in 1345, although it would be reformed and restored over the centuries, surviving the French Revolution and two major fires.
The Trevi Fountain
– Photograph of Pline
The legend mind that those who throw a coin into the fountain will return to Rome. If, in addition, they throw two coins you will have an affair with an attractive Italian and with three coins you will marry the person you met. What if we are a little clearer is that they have been extracted more than half a million euros in just half a year.
– Photograph of Asitjain
The palace built in honor of lost love is also a melting pot of architectural influences, including nuances typical of cultures such as Islamic, Indian, or Turkish. As a data, the Taj Mahal it is actually a walled complex of buildings, despite the fact that its most recognizable part is the mausoleum with a marble dome.
Big Ben and the palace of westminster
Photograph of DaniKauf
To the Palace of Westminster it is known as The Houses of Parliament, since it contains the House of Lords and the House of Commons (the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom). In fact, since the 16th century, no monarch has lived in it, its greatest tourist attraction being the iconic tower of the Big ben.
The Sydney Opera House
Photograph of Bjarte Sorensen.
Its avant-garde appearance reveals that it is one of the most current locations of our review: The Sydney Opera House It was officially opened in 1973 and soon became one of Australia's greatest cultural icons.
The Forbidden City
Photograph of Viault
Also known as the Forbidden Purple City (Zijin Cheng), it is a palatial complex of 980 buildings that served to welcome generations of emperors. Today it is a huge tourist attraction chaired by the Palace Museum.
Located in the very center of the city of Rome, the Flavio Amphitheater It is considered one of the New Seven Wonders of the World Modern. Its purpose: to offer the Roman people all kinds of public spectacles, including, of course, the intense gladiatorial fights.
The Blue mosque
Photograph of Nserrano
The mosque of Sultan Ahmed It is as spectacular on the outside as it is on the inside: although its six minarets reflect the ambition of the project, its mix of Byzantine and Islamic architectural elements reinforce its own character. As a detail, more than 20,000 handmade tiles were created for the interior.
Photograph of Coolmanjackey
Tradition says that the three main hills of Lhasa represent the Three Protectors of Tibet, being Marpori, the hill on which the Potala is located and which has served as the residence of the Dalai Lama, the mountain of the bodhisattva Avalokiteśvara
The Louvre Museum
The museum located in the former royal palace of the Louvre has a multitude of works of incalculable value, the Louvre itself being one of them: not only is it one of the largest and most relevant museums in the world, but it was the example to follow of all the great national museums.
Photograph of Diliff
Normandy's biggest tourist attraction is the Mont Saint-Michel, not only for its privileged views, but also for the solemn abbey consecrated to the cult of the Archangel Saint Michael, both being, and during the holiday period, the destination of 20,000 visitors every day.
The Acropolis of Athens
Photograph of A.Savin
Although there was an acropolis in most of the cities of ancient Greece, that of Athens is considered the most majestic of all. Along with the places of worship we can find the Parthenon -the Temple of Athena Parthenos- and even the Dionysus Theater located outdoors.
The Neuschwanstein Castle
Thomas Wolf Photography, www.foto-tw.de
It is normal for the castle of Neuschwanstein reminds you of those in fairy tales: the building most photographed from Germany It was the source of inspiration that Walt Disney chose for Sleeping Beauty Castle
Interestingly, it is fairly recent: Louis II of Bavaria He had it built in 1869, when the castles no longer had the same purposes as in the Middle Ages. It is even newer than the United States Capitol!
The United States Capitol
Photograph of O.J.
While in the palace of westminster we can find the two houses of the UK Parliament, The capitolOpened in 1800, it houses the two houses of Congress (the Senate and the House of Representatives) of the United States. And Its huge dome makes it as recognizable as it is impressive.
The temple of Angkor Wat
Photograph of Bjørn Christian Tørrissen
Angkor Wat It could not miss in our review. After all, the Hindu temple is regarded as the largest religious structure never built, occupying its outer enclosure no less than 82 hectares
St Peter's basilica
Photograph of DAVID ILIFF. License: CC BY-SA 3.0
The papal basilica of San Pedro is located on the burial place of San Pedro, being its grandeur and beauty are unquestionable: its construction combined the talent and vision of geniuses as Michelangelo, Rafael Sanzio, Bernini or Donato Bramantand.
The Great Sphinx of Giza
Photograph of MusikAnimal
Although we have seen recent and past works, the Great Sphinx of Giza It is the oldest building in our selection: it is estimated that it was sculpted in the 26th century BC.
Of course, the one created by Good_O_Rusty in Minecraft It is quite peculiar, recovering the lost nose and adding the characteristic Egyptian beard.
The statue of Liberty
Photograph of G36
Freedom lighting up the world it is much more than a symbol, it is one of the best known monuments in the world and possibly the best birthday gift History: The French government gave it to the American as a sign of friendship commemorating the centennial of the United States Declaration of Independence.
Christ the redeemer
Photograph of Jcsalmon
If you go to Rio de Janeiro it is impossible that you do not see the Christ redeemer: the colossal statue of no less than 30.1 meters (to which must be added an 8-meter pedestal) is located on top of Cerro del Corcovado at 710 meters above sea level.
The Osaka castle
Photograph of Midori
Osaka castle is considered the most visited tourist attraction from all over Japan, and it is enough to see it to understand the reasons: its exquisite architecture is not only recognizable worldwide, but represents the profound legacy of the country, having played an essential role during its unification in the 16th century.