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10 Most Famous Street Markets In The World

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

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 art work and painting in the world is the main attraction of the Louvre museum in Paris, where...

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 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 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 Statues In The World

1. Statue of Liberty, New York, United States – Located on Liberty Island in Manhattan, the statue was dedicated on October 28, 1886 as a gift to the United States from the people of France. It was given to celebrate the 100 years anniversary of the signing of the United States Declaration of Independence. The statue is an icon of freedom...

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 Most Famous Walls In The World

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...

10 Most 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...

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