If you study the history of some of the most famous works of art and architectural wonders, you’ll find that many of them are surrounded with great mysteries. We have decided to dig a bit deeper and we were surprised by what we found out….
1. The Eiffel Tower Has A Top-Floor Apartment
Gustave Eiffel, the designer of the Eifel tower, built a whole apartment just for himself on its top floor. The apartment has two bedrooms, a living room and it’s fully equipped with a kitchen and a bathroom, not to mention the spectacular view.
2. The Broken Chain At The Statue of Liberty’s Feet
I`m sure many of you know that the Statue of Liberty is a gift from the People of France to the people of USA in honor of the 100th anniversary of the American Revolution. Today The Iron Lady stands proudly as a symbol of freedom, democracy and the repeal of slavery. For that reason alone the broken chain lies at its feet, something that`s often overlooked by the many tourists.
3. The Isleworth Mona Lisa
Did you know that Leonardo Da Vinci has painted two versions of the famous Mona Lisa? Many believe that it`s actually an earlier version of Da Vincis`s masterpiece, but from a slightly different perspective.
4. The Time Capsule in Mount Rushmore
Gutzon Borglum, the man responsible for this masterpiece wanted to create a Hall of Chronicles, hidden inside a cliff face. This secret room was built as a vault where fundamental records and information about the USA`s history would be preserved for future generations. Unfortunately, Borglum died before he had a chance to complete this project. Today this secret room serves as a time capsule where copies of important documents and memoirs of many presidents are stored.
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