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10 Most Famous Street Markets In The World

Famous Street Markets

1. Chatuchak Weekend Market, Bangkok, Thailand – The largest market in Thailand and the world’s largest weekend market. This world famous market contains almost 15,000 stalls and is visited by some 200,000 visitors each day it is open! It is one of Bangkok major tourists attraction and is probably visited by almost every tourist...

10 Most Famous Works Of Art

Famous Works Of Art

The following is the list of the 10 most famous works of art in the world – paintings or sculptures. You might also be interested in the list of most famous paintings or most famous statues. 1. Mona Lisa – Leonardo da Vinci. The most famous artwork and painting in the world is the main attraction of the Louvre museum in Paris, where it...

10 Most Famous Paintings In The World

Between the millions of paintings that are created and shown in galleries and museums all around the world, a very small number transcend time and make history. This select group of most famous paintings is recognizable by people from all over the world and of all ages and will probably continue to echo and leave impressions in the minds of people...

10 Most Famous Churches In The World

Most Visited Countries

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 Domes In The World

Most Famous Domes

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 design. The...

10 Most Famous City Squares In The World

Famous City Squares

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 anytime...

10 Most Famous Walls In The World

Most Famous Walls

1. The Great Wall Of China, China Built in the 14th century, the Great Wall Of China stretches for 8,850 kilometers!  This amazing wall was built to protect the northern borders of the Chinese Empire from the attacks of nomadic tribes. The Great Wall is one of the most recognized structures in the world, it is the largest man made barrier ever...

10 Most Famous Monuments In Europe

Famous Monuments In Europe

1. Eiffel Tower, Paris, France Perhaps the most famous structure in the world, and the icon for Paris and France, this iron tower is located on the Champ de Mars in Paris, named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel who designed it in 1889. With height of 324 meters, the tower is the tallest structure in Paris and was the tallest tower in the world...

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