Famous Landmarks In The World

Top 60 Famous Landmarks And Places In The World

(Last Updated On: November 16, 2022)

Do you know there are many beautiful and famous landmarks in the world? These man-made landmarks and monuments are famous attractions because of their special architecture and locations. These famous landmarks in the world are major tourist attractions. In this article let’s explore the top 60 famous landmarks in the world. You can watch the video specially made for kids. Screenshots of images with links to details are also added.

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Here Are The 60 Famous Landmarks In The World

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The Statue of Liberty
The Statue of Liberty – USA

The Statue of Liberty is a colossal neoclassical sculpture on Liberty Island in New York Harbor, New York City, USA.

The Eiffel Tower - France
The Eiffel Tower – France

The Eiffel Tower is a wrought iron lattice tower on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France.

The Pyramids of Giza
The Pyramids of Giza – Egypt

The Great Pyramid of Giza is the largest Egyptian pyramid and the tomb of the Fourth Dynasty pharaoh Khufu. 

Niagara Falls Canada
Niagara Falls – Canada

Niagara Falls is a group of three waterfalls at the southern end of Niagara Gorge.

Banaue Rice Terraces Philippines
Banaue Rice Terraces – Philippines

The Banaue Rice Terraces are terraces that were carved into the mountains of Banaue, Ifugao, in the Philippines.

Taj Mahal India
Taj Mahal – India

The Taj Mahal is an ivory-white marble mausoleum on the right bank of the river Yamuna in the Indian city of Agra.

Great Wall China
Great Wall China

The Great Wall of China is a series of fortifications that were built across the historical northern borders of ancient Chinese states and Imperial China.

Blue Domed Church Greece
Blue Domed Church Greece

Santorini is pretty well known for its Blue Domed Churches and chapels with painted arches and blue domes.

Machu Picchu Peru
Machu Picchu Peru

Machu Picchu is a 15th-century Inca citadel located in the Eastern Cordillera of southern Peru. Machu Picchu

Buckingham Palace U.K.
Buckingham Palace U.K.

Buckingham Palace is a London royal residence and the administrative headquarters of the monarch of the United Kingdom.

Leaning Tower of Pisa Italy
Leaning Tower of Pisa Italy

The Leaning Tower of Pisa, or simply, the Tower of Pisa, is the campanile, or freestanding bell tower, of Pisa Cathedral.

Stonehenge U.K
Stonehenge U.K

Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, England, two miles west of Amesbury.

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Christ The Redeemer Brazil
Christ The Redeemer Brazil

Christ the Redeemer is an Art Deco statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Acropolis Greece
Acropolis Greece

The Acropolis of Athens is an ancient citadel located on a rocky outcrop above the city of Athens.

Big Ben London UK
Big Ben in London UK

Big Ben is the nickname for the Great Bell of the striking clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London.

Colosseum Italy
Colosseum Italy

The Colosseum is an oval amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome, Italy, just east of the Roman Forum.

Capitol Building USA
Capitol Building USA

The United States Capitol, is the meeting place of the United States Congress.

St. Basil's Cathedral Russia
St. Basil’s Cathedral Russia

Saint Basil’s Cathedral, is an Orthodox church in Red Square of Moscow.

Grand Canyon USA
Grand Canyon USA

The Grand Canyon in Arizona is a natural formation distinguished by layered bands of red rock, revealing millions of years of geological history in cross-section.

Sagrada Familia Spain
Sagrada Familia Spain

The Basílica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família, is a church in the Eixample district of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.

Petra Jordan
Petra Jordan

Petra is a famous archaeological site in Jordan’s southwestern desert.

Empire State Building USA
Empire State Building USA

The Empire State Building is a 102-story Art Deco skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.

Table Mountain S Africa
Table Mountain S Africa

Table Mountain is a flat-topped mountain forming a prominent landmark overlooking the city of Cape Town in South Africa.

Mount Fuji Japan
Mount Fuji Japan

Japan’s Mt. Fuji is an active volcano about 100 kilometers southwest of Tokyo.

Mount Rushmore USA
Mount Rushmore USA

Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a massive sculpture carved into Mount Rushmore in the Black Hills region of South Dakota.

Sydney Opera House Australia
Sydney Opera House Australia

The Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue performing arts centre in Sydney. Located on the foreshore of Sydney Harbour.

Tower Bridge UK
Tower Bridge UK

Tower Bridge is a Grade I listed combined bascule and suspension bridge in London.

Burj Al Arab Hotel UAE
Burj Al Arab Hotel UAE

The Burj Al Arab is a luxury hotel located in the city of Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Chocolate Hills Philippines
Chocolate Hills Philippines

The Chocolate Hills are a geological formation in the Bohol province of the Philippines.

Atomium Belgium
Atomium Belgium

The Atomium is a landmark building in Brussels, Belgium, originally constructed for the 1958 Brussels World’s Fair. 

Great Sphinx Egypt
Great Sphinx Egypt

The Great Sphinx of Giza is a limestone statue of a reclining sphinx, a mythical creature with the head of a human, and the body of a lion.

Angel Falls Venezuela
Angel Falls Venezuela

Angel Falls is a waterfall in Venezuela. It is the world’s tallest uninterrupted waterfall.

Marina Bay Sands Singapore
Marina Bay Sands Singapore

Marina Bay Sands is an integrated resort fronting Marina Bay in Singapore.

Forbidden City China
Forbidden City China

The Forbidden City is a palace complex in Dongcheng District, Beijing, China, at the center of the Imperial City of Beijing. 

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Angkor Wat & Siem Reap Temples Cambodia
Angkor Wat & Siem Reap Temples Cambodia

Angkor Wat is a temple complex in Cambodia and is the largest religious monument in the world.

Mount Everest Nepal
Mount Everest Nepal

Mount Everest is Earth’s highest mountain above sea level, located in the Mahalangur Himal sub-range of the Himalayas.

Moray Peru
Moray Peru

Moray is an archaeological site in Peru approximately 50 kilometres northwest of Cuzco on a high plateau.

Paro Takstang Monastery Bhutan
Paro Takstang Monastery Bhutan

Paro Taktsang is a sacred Vajrayana Himalayan Buddhist site located on the cliffside of the upper Paro valley in Bhutan.

Banff National Park Canada
Banff National Park Canada

Banff National Park is Canada’s oldest national park, established in 1885 as Rocky Mountains Park.

Gyeongbokgung Palace S Korea
Gyeongbokgung Palace S Korea

Gyeongbokgung, also known as Gyeongbokgung Palace or Gyeongbok Palace, was the main royal palace of the Joseon dynasty.

Neuschwanstein-Castle-Germany
Neuschwanstein-Castle-Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle is a 19th-century historicist palace on a rugged hill above the village of Hohenschwangau near Füssen in southwest Bavaria, Germany.

Borobodur Buddhist Temple Indonesia
Borobodur Buddhist Temple Indonesia

Borobudur is a 9th-century Mahayana Buddhist temple in Magelang Regency, not far from the town of Muntilan, in Central Java, Indonesia.

Himeji Castle Japan
Himeji Castle Japan

Himeji Castle is a hilltop Japanese castle complex situated in the city of Himeji which is located in the Hyōgo Prefecture of Japan. 

CN Tower Canada
CN Tower Canada

The CN Tower is a 553.3 m-high concrete communications and observation tower in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Halong Bay Vietnam
Halong Bay Vietnam

Hạ Long Bay, in northeast Vietnam, is known for its emerald waters and thousands of towering limestone islands topped by rainforests.

Hagia Sophia Turkey
Hagia Sophia Turkey

Hagia Sophia, officially the Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque, is a mosque and a major cultural and historical site in Istanbul, Turkey.

Prambanan Temple
Prambanan Temple

Prambanan is a 9th-century Hindu temple compound in the Special Region of Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

Trevi Fountain Italy
Trevi Fountain Italy

The Trevi Fountain is an 18th-century fountain in the Trevi district in Rome, Italy.

Hollywood Sign USA
Hollywood Sign USA

The Hollywood Sign is an American landmark and cultural icon overlooking Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. 

Brandenburg Gate Germany
Brandenburg Gate Germany

The Brandenburg Gate is an 18th-century neoclassical monument in Berlin, built on the orders of Prussian king Frederick William II. 

Sheik Zayed Grand Mosque UAE
Sheik Zayed Grand Mosque UAE

The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is located in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates. 

Taipei 101 Building Taiwan
Taipei 101 Building Taiwan

Taipei 101 formerly known as the Taipei World Financial Center, is a skyscraper in Taipei, Taiwan.

Wat Arun Thailand
Wat Arun Thailand

Wat Arun is a Buddhist temple in the Bangkok Yai district of Bangkok, Thailand. 

Victoria Falls Zimbabwe
Victoria Falls Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls is a waterfall on the Zambezi River in southern Africa.

Chichen Itza Mexico
Chichen Itza Mexico

Chichen Itza was a large pre-Columbian city built by the Maya people of the Terminal Classic period.

Parc Guell Spain
Parc Guell Spain

Parc Güell is a privatised park system composed of gardens and architectural elements located on Carmel Hill, in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.

Wawel Royal Castle Poland
Wawel Royal Castle Poland

The Wawel Royal Castle is a castle residency located in central Kraków, Poland. 

Mount Kilimanjaro Tanzania
Mount Kilimanjaro Tanzania

Mount Kilimanjaro is a dormant volcano in Tanzania. It has three volcanic cones: Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira.

Raja Ampat Islands Indonesia
Raja Ampat Islands Indonesia

The Raja Ampat Islands are an Indonesian archipelago off the northwest tip of Bird’s Head Peninsula in West Papua.

Petronas Twin Towers Malaysia
Petronas Twin Towers Malaysia

The Petronas Towers, also known as the Petronas Twin Towers or KLCC Twin Towers, are 88-storey supertall skyscrapers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 

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Hope you enjoyed learning about 60 famous landmarks in the world. This is not a complete list. This wonderful world is filled with many beautiful historical and famous landmarks.

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