10 Strange Structures Constructed By Weird Millionaires
1. Chicken Church
This odd structure that seems like a huge chicken is buried in the Indonesian jungle. The long-uninhibited building is recognized as Gereja Ayam that translates to Chicken Church. It is famous tourist magnetism in the mounts of Magelang, Central Java.
There are rumors this odd building was constructed to be a church, but it is neither a church nor a chicken according to its creator. Daniel Alamsjah revealed that while working in Jakarta, he received a heavenly message suddenly from God to construct a prayer room in the shape of a dove. Presently, this place serves a tourist attraction for people of all religions including Buddhists, Muslims, and Christians who visit here and worship.
2. Private Mountain
Zhang Biqing, a Beijing resident and an odd millionaire doctor, constructed an elegant private mountain atop his 26-story building.
This gorgeous rooftop villa took more than 6 years to construct. It houses grass, rocks, and trees and could compete any private breakout. It is a beautiful tiny piece of the country at the rooftop of a municipal cityscape. Unluckily, Biqing failed to get the permits and proper paperwork to constrict his huge structure. Moreover, 6 six years of continuous construction did not delight his neighbors. After so many objections, local authorities finally issued an order to scratch the structure down.
3. Pirate-themed island
It appears as a background for Jack Sparrow movie, but an unusual millionaire really constructed this pirate island on his estate in English country. The island is located in the center of a lake and contains a working pub, a beach, a waterfall and a boat dock. It also comprises of a particularly designed pirate bed. The proprietor has is under 40 and who, on his 60-acre Cambridgeshire property, ordered the construction of Challis Island in 2011. He seemingly purchased himself a pirate outfit and is arranging to stay here like his Pirates of the Caribbean idols.
4. Fairytale Castle
Liu Chonghua is a Chinese millionaire whose purpose in life is to construct 100 fairytale castles. He earned money from baking in the catering industry cakes and has previously constructed 7 palaces in China. The man is now arranging to lengthen his peculiar property range and desires to construct a home looking alike Windsor Castle in the city of Chongqing. Chonghua was born a poor child. In the political disturbances of the 1960s, he was directed to dig ditches. After making his wealth, he tried building castles. He has consumed over 100 million yuan constructing his dream homes, and all of them are a hit with travelers.
5. Aquarium Fence
Turkey: It was 2005 when a millionaire constructed a boundary of an astonishing aquarium fence around his luxurious Villa. The huge fish container holds hundreds of fish attracting a large number of tourists.
Mehmet Ali Gökçeoğlu, a decade ago, substituted the metal boundary of his estate with a 50m long aquarium occupied with large number of octopuses and fish. Situated only some feet away from the Aegean Sea’s shores, Gökçeoğlu’s property is among the most famous tourist attractions in Çeşme. According to its owner, it lures around thousand visitors each day. The villa is also quite impressive, but it is not the villa that draws huge amount of people, rather it is the aqua-fence.
6. The STAR TREK headquarter
High-tech offices for NetDragon Websoft, Chinese game developer, are structured like Star Trek’s USS Enterprise. Liu Dejian, the founder of company, spent more than 600 million yuan building the 260m sci-fi structure. Luckily, the company did not face any legal resistances as they acquired all proper permission to construct a building similar to the starship by communicating CBS, the rights holder of TV show. Construction started in 2010. The inspiration came from the NCC-1701-E USS Enterprise, which was shown in all 3 Star Trek movies. The Headquarter is situated in Changle, Fujian and was completed in October.
7. The Shoe Store
In 1948, Colonel Mahlon M. Haines constructed the biggest shoe house of the world in York County, in the state of Pennsylvania. Supposedly, he handed over a designer an old work boot and directed him to construct the bigger version of that shoe, a version that would be world’s biggest shoe house. The millionaire, at that time, owned forty shoe stores in Maryland and Pennsylvania. The implausible shoe house is situated (obviously) on Shoe House Road. The house also holds a doghouse formed like a shoe.
This shoe house is construed adjacent to the highway and is best ever advertising tool. Newlyweds and elderly couples have equally been invited to visit the world’s biggest shoe house
8. Storybook Home
You can buy this home just by paying $45 million. Christopher Mark, an unconventional millionaire is unpacking his estate, which he started constructing in 2001. He finished it in 2008, and only 3 years after he separated from Marina Isakova, his girlfriend. The 35,000sq feet home is expanded on 75 acres land, and encompasses a moat and a turret nearby a 30-acre lake. The castle comprises of 8 bedrooms, massage rooms, 8.5 bathrooms, and a shower for many people. It even held a petting zoo once.
9. Stonehenge replica
McNamara is famous in Ireland for a sequence of protests held against the Anglo-Irish Bank and the administration’s treatment of the Irish economic crisis. But in 2011, the developer made his biggest protest. He constructed a replica of Stonehenge off the Mayo coast. This circle is 30m in diameter and 15ft high and around 100m in circumference. It encompasses 39 lintels and standing stones. The plan took around 6 months and only one week in execution.
However, he could not manage to take planning permission. The County Council of Mayo demanded a court order to enforce the edifice’s removal because it was being constructed without the obligatory paperwork. McNamara appealed that the construction was exempted from planning rules as it was an “ornamental garden.” The Stonehenge replica is still standing.
10. Tallest log cabin in the world
Former Russian gangster, Nikolai Sutyagin, owns a certainly unusual home. The project started in 1992. It is 144ft tall and houses 13 floors. Sutyagin is of the view that he only planned to construct a 2-story house taller than the house of neighbors to reveal his status as the richest man of city.