The dome has a spectacular 360-degree view of the surrounding Berlin cityscape.
Begun in 1296 in the Gothic style and completed in 1436, The Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore is Florence’s beautiful cathedral and symbol of the city.
Domes became technically significant with the introduction of the large-scale masonry hemispheres by the ancient Romans.
The Sassanid Empire initiated the construction of the first large-scale domes in Persia while they regained popularity in Europe during the Renaissance and Baroque periods resulting in some of the most famous domes in the world.
The initial dome was replaced after the Capitol was expanded in the 1850s to accommodate the growing number of legislators from newly admitted states.The Shah Mosque (or Imam Mosque)in Isfahan, Iran is regarded as one of the masterpieces of Persian Architecture.