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THE MOST FAMOUS LANDMARKS ON THE PLANET


‘Instant recognition’

 

– Landmarks can truly define a city or country, or otherwise make it truly famous.  A landmark can instantly recognize itself without the use of words.

– Here are some of the most famous landmarks in the world, both man-made and natural.

 

Acropolis, Athens GREECE

Alcatraz, San Francisco USA

Angkor Wat, CAMBODIA

Arc de Triomphe, Paris FRANCE

Ayers Rock, AUSTRALIA

Blue Mosque, Istanbul TURKEY

Buckingham Palace, London ENGLAND

Canals and Gondolas, Venice ITALY

CN Tower, Toronto CANADA

Colosseum, Rome ITALY

Disneyland, Los Angeles USA

Eiffel Tower, Paris FRANCE

Empire State Building & New York skyline, New York USA

Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco USA

Grand Canyon, USA

Great Wall of China, CHINA

Himalayas, various countries, ASIA

Hollywood Sign, Los Angeles USA

Houses of Parliament & Big Ben, London ENGLAND

Leaning Tower of Pisa, Pisa ITALY

Machu Picchu, PERU

Mt Fuji, JAPAN

Neon lights and hotels on the Strip, Las Vegas USA

Neuschwanstein Castle, GERMANY

Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris FRANCE

Niagara Falls, CANADA

Panama Canal, PANAMA

Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur MALAYSIA

Pyramids of Giza, EGYPT

Red Square, St Basil’s Cathedral & Kremlin, Moscow RUSSIA

Rockies, CANADA

Sagrada Familia building, Barcelona SPAIN

Sahara Desert, NORTH AFRICA

Sand Dunes, NAMIBIA

Sears Tower, Chicago USA

St Peters Basilica & Square, VATICAN CITY (within Rome)

Statue of Christ, Rio De Janeiro BRAZIL

Streets of San Francisco, USA

Stonehenge, ENGLAND

Sydney Harbour Bridge & Opera House, Sydney AUSTRALIA

Table Mountain, Cape Town SOUTH AFRICA

Taj Mahal, INDIA

Tikal Ruins, GUATEMALA

Tower Bridge, London ENGLAND

Victoria Falls, ZIMBABWE/ZAMBIA

White House and Capitol Building, Washington DC, USA


Landmarks:  What do you think is the most recognizable landmark on earth?

 

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