World’s Largest Wooden Building, Metropol Parasol Spain

Metropol Parasol is the largest wooden building in the world, towering as high as 26 feet, forming a giant fungus.

Metropol Parasol

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Located : located at La Encarnación square, in the old quarter of Seville, Spain.

Designed by the German architect Jürgen Mayer-Hermann and completed in April 2011 is a wooden structure located at La Encarnación square, in the old quarter of Seville, Spain. This giant waffle-like structure is Sevilla’s newest landmark, has dimensions of 150 by 70 metres and an approximate height of 26 metres and claims to be the largest wooden structure in the world.

Metropol Parasol become one of the places that must be visited by travelers. The building is inspired by the dome of Cathedral of Seville include markets, shops, concert venues as well. In the basement there is Antiquarium, museum displaying relics from Roman and Moorish times.

The roof of the Metropol Parasol offers panoramic views of the City of Seville, as well a restaurant for lunch or dinner. This restaurant is one place which offers the best panoramic view of Seville Town.

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