Worlds longest roundabout, Malaysia

Location | Persiaran Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah, Putrajaya, Malaysia

Did you know that the world’s longest roudabout is located in Malaysia? This roundabout which was completed in 1999 is 3.5 km long and a part of the planned city Putrajaya which was established in 1995. The city is located 25 km south of Kuala Lumpur and serves as the administrative centre of Malaysia. The seat of government shifted in 1999 from Kuala Lumpur to Putrajaya, due to overcrowding and congestion in Kuala Lumpur.

Khalifa International Stadium, Doha, Qatar

Location | Khalifa International Stadium, Doha, Qatar

The stadium takes 40.000 people, and has a roof on the western side of the stadium. It will be one of the stadiums where the 2020 FIFA World Cup will take place in Qatar. It was built in 1976 and is a source of pride and symbol for the country’s sporting ambitions. It is being renovated for FIFA World Cup and will use green technologies, such as a metro line line to the stadium, to conform to the commitment to sustainability.

Boudevilliers, Switzerland

Location | Boudevilliers, Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Boudevilliers is a former municipality of Switzerland with 750 inhabitants. Out of the 12.6 sq. km land available, 61.3% is used for agriculture, 32.2% is forested and 6.3% is built land (buildings and roads). Boudevilliers consist of the village Boudevilliers and the hamlets of La Jonchère, Malvilliers and Landeyeux. Landeyeux can be seen at the bottom right corner in the picture. Fantastic colours of agricultural land can be seen from such an aerial view like this.

Disneyland Paris, France

Location | Disneyland Paris, Marne-la-Vallée, France

Disneyland Paris established in 1992 is located 32 km east of Paris. Looking from above we see how the park area is formed as a circle by the road. Moreover the train track goes straight through the circle. If you look even more closely you will see how much geometry there is in the establishment!

Fort Bourtange, Netherlands

Location | Fort Bourtange, Groningen, Netherlands

Fort Bourtange is a star fort built in 1593 in order to control the only existing road between Germany and Groningen city. The the canals and lakes were used as moats, but did not have as great effect as assumed. After several battles the fort was used as a defensive are on the German border until 1851, when it was used as a village. Now the fort only serves as a museum for visitors.

Hitachi seaside park, Japan

Location | Hitachi Seaside Park, Japan

Hitachi Seaside Park has an area covered with Kochias, bright magenta coloured plants, The park is 470 acres where you can rent bicycles, take a train around the park, go through all the different gardens or go for some thrills at the amusement park. On a bright and cloud-free summer day you will love the view from the hill top looking down at the flowers and the Pacific Ocean.