onion dome

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a dome that is shaped like a bulb

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After harsh criticism from locals, the onion dome was rebuilt, but it is not like the original.
By the time this is done the onion dome will be hot which means the steam has spiralled up the column.
As the steam fills the onion dome and spirals, any particles and dust will drop back into the water.
Russian Orthodox Cathedral - The six golden onion dome tops are a feature on the skyline.
The onion dome was chosen for visual as well as structural reasons.
The Russian influence is evident to this day, notably in this small, octagonal church with its onion dome, painted bright blue and white.
Eccentric architect Amon Henry Wilds, who designed many of the town's fashionable squares, recreated the onion dome, arched windows and ornate minarets in his miniature version.
At the main square opposite the onion dome church we sampled the speciality Cretan lamb pie with mint sauce.
The stage was covered in thick carpets and red minarets with gold onion domes.
It's built on the spot where Tsar Alexander II was assassinated in 1881 and has colourful Russian Orthodox enamel onion domes on the outside and golden mosaics inside.
Tuesday's preliminary round saw participants strut across a stage with a backdrop of onion domes, first in black and red bikinis, and then in sparkling and slinky evening dresses.
They focus on design details such as tent-shaped roofs, tiered gables and onion domes.
The two gold onion domes atop the East and West facades of the mosque stand out as something spectacular and take your breath away the first time you see them.