There are many ancient buildings in the world that have served mankind for centuries, and even today, in modern times, they have not changed their original purpose. For example, in Japan, there is a hotel that offers guests staying for more than 1,300 years. In Russia, there is a small stone house built in the 16th century, and some people still live here. By looking at some information, today Andy will bring you the five oldest buildings in the world that still serve humanity today.
Uzbekistan, visit the ancient cities of Bukhara, Samarkand and Shiva. You will appreciate the Persian style dome, traditional silk weaving methods, and ancient craftsmanship made from mulberry paper. The majestic Samarkand is very charming. One of the most famous monuments in Central Asia: Registan Square is located here, with three famous colleges on three sides. When the light of the sunset and the dim light illuminate the building, all history is truly awakened.
2. Peter’s Basilica
St. Peter’s Basilica in Trier, Trier Cathedral, Germany, was built in the 320s and ordered by Emperor Constantine. During the military conflict, the building was demolished several times and rebuilt in the same amount. There are many Christian relics in the cathedral, and there are still church services every day. This is one of the most popular places for foreign tourists. In 1986, one of the oldest cathedrals in the world was included on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
3. King’s Farm
The oldest wooden housing building, “King’s Farm” of the Faroe Islands, is located on the Faroe Islands in southern Strymi, and had a village with 75 permanent residents (as of 2009). There was a so-called king of agriculture in the village, which was said to be built in the 11th century. This building is considered one of the oldest residential wooden structures in the world. Previously, it served as the bishop’s residence. Since 1550, all Faroese Catholic Church property had been confiscated by the king of Denmark. Since then, this “big house” had received its classic name “King’s Farm”. The farm has been managed by the Patterson family for almost 500 years.
4. Hotel Het Houten Huys
The wooden building “Hotel Het Houten Huys”, built in 1528 (and other sources believed to be 1420), is the oldest house in Amsterdam and the remaining two wooden buildings in the city of One Het Houten Huys are still receiving guests today.