The World’s Most Recognizable Landmarks

  • Taj Mahal, Agra, India
    One of the world’s most iconic landmarks and one of the new seven wonders of the world, there is perhaps no structure of greater beauty than the Taj Mahal. This immense mausoleum was built in the 17th century by the emperor Shah Jahan in loving memory of his favourite wife. The perfect symmetry, the white crystalline marble and the intricate carvings make this one of the most photographed landmarks in the world and definitely one that should be on your bucket list to see for yourself.

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  • Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu, Peru
    This 15th-century Inca site is situated on a mountain ridge above Peru’s Sacred Valley. Archeologists believe it was built as an estate for the Inca emperor Pachacuti.

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  • Great Wall of China , China
    The Long Wall is really an amazing landmark and today the most celebrated symbol of China. In pre modern times the Great Wall was also recognized as a symbol of the futility and cruelty of the first emperor’s political and military ambitions.

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  • Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    The largest Art Deco sculpture in the world has become an icon of Rio. Not only it is impressive due to its size, but also the nature, surrounding Christ the Redeemer. The Sugarloaf Mountain, that you can reach by a cable car, is near and amazing panorama opens from the top of the hill.

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  • Sydney Opera House, Australia
    Australia’s most recognisable structure, the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Sydney Opera house is a cultural centre that simply cannot be missed on a visit to Australia. Perched on the edge of the harbour and framed by the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge, this famous site is a masterpiece of architecture and design.

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