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10 Oldest Buildings In The World

The following list contains the 10 oldest freestanding recognizable buildings in the world. Most of the dates are approximations that have been concluded by radiocarbon dating 1. Barnenez, France – around 4800 BC. The Cairn of Barnenez is considered to be a Passage grave. It is a Neolithic monument located in northern Finistère, Brittany...

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 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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