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10 Most Famous Bridges In The World

The world’s most famous bridges may not be the longest bridges, tallest bridges or highest bridges, but they are the most recognizable bridges in the world by far. Here are the top 10 most famous bridges: 1. Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, United States – This world famous symbol of the West Coast of the United States and the most...

10 Most Famous Churches In The World

1. Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain – A large Roman Catholic church in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, designed by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí (1852–1926). Construction began in 1882 and it is incomplete till today. Although incomplete, the church is a UNESCO World Heritage Site   2. Saint Basil’s Cathedral, Moscow, Russia...

10 Most Famous Urban Parks In The World

An urban park, city park, municipal park or public park are all synonyms for a park located within a city to offer recreation and green space to residents and visitors of the city. Urban parks typically include playgrounds, gardens, hiking, running and biking trails, public fitness equipment, sports fields and courts, picnic facilities and more. 1...

10 Most Popular Greek Islands

Greece has more than 200 inhabited islands, many of which are huge attractions for tourists. The beautiful landscapes and beaches along with the clear blue water can explain easily why the tourists skip the mainland and head to the small islands. The following is a list of the most popular islands in Greece 1. Crete – The largest and most...

10 Most Awesome Ferris wheels

A Ferris wheel, observation wheel or big wheel is a structure consisting of a rotating upright wheel with passenger cars attached to the rim in such a way that as the wheel turns, the cars are kept upright. The original Ferris Wheel was designed and constructed by George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr. as a landmark for the 1893 World’s...

10 Best Museums In The World

The following is the list of the 10 best museums from around the world. They show very different exhibits but they all have one thing in common – they are all definitely worth your time! The list was chosen by the very knowledgeable guys over at National Geographic. 1. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C, United States – The...

10 Most Colorful Places In The World

Here’s a list of the Most Colorful Places in the World.  These spectacular locations are must-visit locations for anyone interested in picturesque cities and towns. 1. Cinque Terre , Italy – The Cinque Terre National Park is a portion of coast on the Italian Riviera. Cinque Terre, meaning “The Five Lands” is composed of...

10 Most Famous Domes In The World

1. Taj Mahal, Agra, India – A giant mausoleum of white marble, built between 1632 and 1653 by order of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favorite wife. The most spectacular feature of the Taj Mahal is the marble dome that surmounts the tomb. It is 35 meters tall (115 ft). The top of the famous dome is decorated with a lotus...

10 Most Famous City Squares In The World

1. Times Square, New York, United States – The world’s most famous square is located at the junction of Broadway and Seventh Avenue and stretching from West 42nd to West 47th Streets. It’s filled with video screens, LED signs, and flashing lights and is known to be a major tourists attraction. The lights and signs can be viewed...

10 Best Beaches In The World

The following is a list of the 10 best beaches in the world, according to National Geographic book: The 10 Best Of Everything 1. Seychelles – The 115 components of this archipelago in the Indian Ocean are a popular resort and one of the most photographed beaches in the world. The turquoise water is relatively shallow and protected from the...

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