10 Most Famous Landmarks in the Worldwingsdump
Most famous landmarks are the one which you easily name it just by seeing images and as we mention word most famous which eventually means maximum number of people will be aware about that landmarks. Here’s list of 10 most famous landmarks in the world.
10. Burj Khalifa – Dubai
World’s tallest building nearly 830+ meters. Most kids and adults are familiar with it. It also holds the highest point of observatory in the world. The tip of Burj Khalifa can be seen from almost 95 km away. Entire cost of the building leading to nearly 1 Billion dollars.
9. Great Wall of China
One of the oldest and ancient heritage building. The length of great wall of china is 21,196 km and is nearly 2300 years old. It’s not a constant wall it contains pillars and other things. A bit of sad news is, with years passing its faded away due to desertification.
8. Statue of Liberty – New York
Located at Liberty Island Manhattan, NY. It’s a gift from France to USA, nearly 111 feet statue was sent in 350 pieces. It takes 354 steps to reach from pedestal to top. It’s hit by lightning each year. 7 points of crown represents 7 oceans and 7 continents.
7. Colosseum – Rome
A building with nearly 80 entrances and can accommodate 50,000 spectators. It was constructed between 72 A.D and 80 A.D. Constructed all form stone and concrete and similar to other ancient buildings it was also built by slaves.
6. Buckingham Palace – London
Every kid is fond of this palace. The palace is self sufficient and can server all needs of the royals. Buckingham Palace is home to the UK Administrative, it is considered highly expensive in the list further it expands nearly over 39 acres of the palace. It has nearly 350+ Clocks, 760 windows and 1514 Doors. The entire Buckingham palace needs nearly 40,000 light bulbs.
5. Leaning Tower- Italy
The tower famous and everyone has somewhere seen the picture of people posing to hold the leaning tower. A tower took nearly 200 years. The engineers have worked out and certain soil excavation techniques have made it stable for few hundreds of coming years.
4. Eiffel Tower – Paris
A tower in every traveler as well as non-travelers list. Seen in most romantic movies and many picture posters. Eiffel Tower nearly 324 m tall made of iron. Initially it was called crazy but with time it’s now called landmark.
3. Niagara Fall – Canada
Combo of three waterfall makes it really best. Closely 10+ Million people visit Niagara fall each year and the number keeps growing. Nearly 0.7 Million of Gallon falls each second. It was created by glacier activity 12000 years ago.
2. Taj Mahal – India
The monument of love and a landmark for India. One of the things which comes in mind if it’s a talk about India. It was built in memory of Shah Jahan’s wife Mumtaz. It took 17 years for 22,000 workers to complete the construction.
1. Great Pyramid of Giza – Egypt
Super precise construction of pyramids and what’s remarkable still to crack is how it was constructed. There are certain stories and patterns regarding that but no sure clue. The pyramids are most famous landmark of Egypt. They are nearly 4,000 years old and only one is standing in good condition as of date.