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Popularly recognized structures around the world that are of interest to tourists and visitors due to their notable physical features or historical significance.

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Big Ben

Tourism & hospitality; Landmarks

The name of the bell which is situated on the iconic clocktower that stands above parliament in London, England. The official name of the tower is St. Stephen's Tower, but it is due to be renamed to ...

Statue of Liberty

Tourism & hospitality; Landmarks

Erected in 1916 on Liberty Island in the New York Harbor, the Statue of Liberty is one of the most recognized landmarks in the world. It was designed by Frédéric Bartholdi and dedicated on October ...

Great Pyramids

Tourism & hospitality; Landmarks

The Giza Necropolis is an archaeological site on the Giza Plateau, on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt. This complex of ancient monuments includes the three pyramid complexes known as the Great ...

The Great Wall of China

Tourism & hospitality; Landmarks

The Great Wall of China is a series of stone and earthen fortifications in northern China, built to protect the northern borders of the Chinese Empire against intrusions by various nomadic groups. ...

The Forbidden City

Tourism & hospitality; Landmarks

Built in 1406 to 1420, the complex consists of 980 buildings and covers 720,000 m2 The palace complex exemplifies traditional Chinese palatial architecture, and has influenced cultural and ...

The Terracotta Army

Tourism & hospitality; Landmarks

The Terracotta Army, literally soldier horse funerary statues, or the "Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses", is a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first ...

The Taj Mahal

Tourism & hospitality; Landmarks

A white Marble mausoleum located in Agra, India. It was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj Mahal is widely recognized as "the jewel of Muslim art in ...

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