Not in the popular crowd

You won't find these gems on many of the world's most beautiful lists, not because they aren't deserving but because they often go unnoticed. VirtualTourist.com has righted that wrong by naming them to the World's Top 10 Most Overlooked Beautiful Buildings and Structures.

1. The Mezquita of Cordoba, Cordoba, Spain

2. The Hoover Dam, Nevada

3. Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon, Myanmar

4. Majolica House, Vienna, Austria

5. Ópera de Arame, Curitiba, Brazil

6. 30 St Mary Axe ("The Gherkin"), London

7. Jantar Mantar, Jaipur, India

8. The Golden Pavilion, Kyoto, Japan

9. Wiblingen Abbey Library, Ulm, Germany

10. TWA Flight Center, JFK airport, New York

-- Ann Tatko-Peterson