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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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Hagia Sophia

Tourism & hospitality; Landmarks

A former Orthodox patriarchal basilica, later a mosque, and now a museum in Istanbul, Turkey. From the date of its dedication in 360 until 1453, it served as the Greek Patriarchal cathedral of ...


Tourism & hospitality; Landmarks

A prehistoric monument located in the English county of Wiltshire, about 2. 0 miles (3. 2 km) west of Amesbury and 8 miles (13 km) north of Salisbury. One of the most famous sites in the world, ...

The Empire State Building

Tourism & hospitality; Landmarks

A 102-story landmark skyscraper and American cultural icon in New York City at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and West 34th Street. It has a roof height of 1,250 feet (381 meters), and with its ...

Grand Central Terminal

Tourism & hospitality; Landmarks

Often incorrectly called Grand Central Station, or shortened to simply Grand Central—is a terminal station at 42nd Street and Park Avenue in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, United States. Built ...

The White House

Tourism & hospitality; Landmarks

The White House is the official residence and principal workplace of the president of the United States. Located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D. C. , the house was designed by ...

The Enchanted Highway

Tourism & hospitality; Landmarks

A stretch of road in North Dakota, USA, that features seven large sculptures spread over 32 miles. All of the sculptures were built by one man, Gary Greff, who started building in the hopes of ...

Apalachiocola Fort Site

Tourism & hospitality; Landmarks

Spain established this wattle and daub blockhouse on the Chattahoochee River in 1690, attempting to maintain influence among the Lower Creek Indians. It was used for one year, and destroyed by the ...

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