Famous Places In The World

famous places in the world 1

Famous Places In The World

Historical places to visit before you die, ranked by history and travel buffs worldwide. Anyone can vote on this list of famous historical landmarks, making it a truly trustworthy way to find the best landmarks to visit in the world. You can even make your own historical places list to add to these rankings. What famous historical sites should you see and what are some good historic places to visit? This list of famous places has them all!Whether you’re building your bucket list or indulging in some serious wanderlust, this list is one destination that’s definitely worth visiting. Historical places around the world offer a firsthand look at work history. This list of national landmarks features over 100 famous landmarks that are worth seeing and will educate, entertain, and enlighten you. Which of the places on this list of famous world landmarks are you planning a trip to? Take a look at this list and plan your next adventure today!
famous places in the world 1

Famous Places In The World

these lists are great, such beautiful places in the world. i wish i could see them all! for everyone naming places that should be added, the list is limited to 50. not every landmark in the world can be added. if you have better locations, make your own list.
famous places in the world 2

Famous Places In The World

these lists are great, such beautiful places in the world. i wish i could see them all! for everyone naming places that should be added, the list is limited to 50. not every landmark in the world can be added. if you have better locations, make your own list. ( 2 years and 1361 days ago )
famous places in the world 3

Famous Places In The World

Designed by famous American architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1934, Fallingwater is quite possibly the most famous private residence in the world. But why? Well, the unique design makes it look like the house stretches out over a 30ft waterfall, with no solid ground beneath it.
famous places in the world 4

Famous Places In The World

Whenever we travel to far-flung places, we’re attracted to the famous buildings. Much like a photograph, architectural designs record details of specific moments in time. But unlike an photograph, physical structures go on to have a life of their own, becoming a central and functional part of countless people’s lives for hundreds, if not thousands, of years after they were built.
famous places in the world 5

Famous Places In The World

London’s most iconic building, St Paul’s Cathedral, was designed by English architect Sir Christopher Wren. Sitting at the top of Ludgate Hill, the highest point in the City of London, its famous dome is one of the world’s largest, measuring nearly 112 metres high.
famous places in the world 6

Famous Places In The World

No, we haven’t included a piece of Disneyland architecture on our list. This garish, candy coloured cathedral is in fact Moscow’s most visited tourist attraction. The famous landmark, shaped to resemble the flame of a bonfire rising into the sky, is located just outside the Kremlin gates and marks the geometric centre of the city.
famous places in the world 7

Famous Places In The World

Recognised as ‘the jewel of Muslim art in India’, the Taj Mahal was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. Often mistaken as a palace, this famous landmark was actually built as a tomb for the Emperor’s wife after she died giving birth to their 14th child.
famous places in the world 8

This isn’t the case, obviously, but the innovative design captured everyone’s attention when it was finalised in 1939. It became famous instantly and is now a natural historic landmark. It’s so cool you can even get a Lego version of the architectural masterpiece!
famous places in the world 9

Typical List! it should be named the greatest landmarks in NYC,London,and Paris with a few other places. You forgot the Arch in St. Louis and Sears Tower (It was only the tallest building in the western hemisphere for god knows how long.)
famous places in the world 10

T people who keep wondering where other things are, such as stonehenge etc. there is another list, if you looked at the top, it said PART 2. Fantastic list, so many places added to where I want t travel when i finish uni now!
famous places in the world 11

T people who keep wondering where other things are, such as stonehenge etc. there is another list, if you looked at the top, it said PART 2. Fantastic list, so many places added to where I want t travel when i finish uni now! ( 2 years and 1469 days ago )
famous places in the world 12

In 2015, London held the top position of the world’s most visited cities. In 2016, it was second only to Bangkok. London is the largest city and capital of the United Kingdom, home to many world class museums and tourist attractions including the London Eye, London Bridge, the British museum and more. In 2016, 19.88 million tourists paid a visit to London.
famous places in the world 13

Paris, Dubai, and New York took the third, fourth, and fifth positions, with 18.03 million, 15.27 million, and 12.75 million visitors, respectively in 2016. Dubai has constantly moved up the rankings since the launch of the MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index. It ranked eighth in 2012, climbed to seventh in 2013, fifth in 2014, and fourth in 2015. The future of Dubai looks promising as it prepares itself for the Expo 2020. The Expo is one of numerous event opportunities and other key economic drivers expected to reinforce its position in the world of travel. Prospective tourists to the city is projected to increase 8 percent from last year. When examining the number of international overnight visitors that destination cities attracted per city resident, Dubai emerges as the world’s champion, with 5.7 visitors per resident, an increase of 0.8 percent over the 2014 figure.
famous places in the world 14

One of the most imaginative houses in the history of architecture, this is more sculpture than building. The façade is a varied and harmonious mass of undulating stone that, along with its forged iron balconies, explores the irregularities of the natural world. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) recognised this building as World Heritage in 1984.
famous places in the world 15

The latest addition to New York’s skyline, the One World Trade Center, is the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere. Construction began in April 2006 and the final component of the building’s spire installed five years later in 2013, making it the fourth tallest skyscraper in the world.
famous places in the world 16

The palace also had to undergo extensive work after being bombed no less than nine times during World War II. However, still very much in operation, it’s one of the few working royal palaces remaining in the world today.
famous places in the world 17

An inspiration to architects all over the world over the last 2,000 years, the Pantheon roof remains the world’s largest unreinforced concrete dome. There is much debate between historians over which emperor and architects were responsible for the Pantheon’s design although it is known that this ‘Temple of the Gods’ was built around 126AD.
famous places in the world 18

Very beautiful pictures. Just to be in line with all before me, one idea for youre next 50 Landmarks : Dom Cologne, beeing one of the biggest Cathedrals in the World. In fact the Dom was the highest building in the World until 1884.
famous places in the world 19

Very beautiful pictures. Just to be in line with all before me, one idea for youre next 50 Landmarks : Dom Cologne, beeing one of the biggest Cathedrals in the World. In fact the Dom was the highest building in the World until 1884. ( 2 years and 1352 days ago )
famous places in the world 20

Istanbul was ranked as the world’s eighth most visited city in 2016. International flights to Istanbul are cheaper when compared to the neighboring cities, so, in conjunction with its convenient geography, the city becomes a perfect starting point for trips across Europe, Asia, or North Africa. The city itself is a spectacle: an exquisite intersection of west and east.
famous places in the world 21

Designed by David M Childs of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, the 104-story glass tower raises from a cube base before transforming from the 20th floor into eight sleek isoceles triangles. Stood adjacent to the city’s beautiful 9/11 memorial, the One World Trade Center is a shining beacon for the city.
famous places in the world 22

Standing at 170 metres above ground, the Petronas Towers are twin skyscrapers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The buildings, which held the titled of tallest in the world between 1998-2004, are an iconic landmark of the capital city.
famous places in the world 23

I think you falga more monuments of Spain, is not the alhambre of Granada is Spain Square in Seville, is the Cathedral of Burgos, is the Science Museum of Valencia. Spain is the second most visited country in the world, and the largest number of monuments that are the heritage of humanity by UNESCO.
famous places in the world 24

Hi, I like this list, but I am missing Parlament in Budapest and/or the bank of Danube of Budapest. That is quite iconic in the world at least in Europe.
famous places in the world 25

In the early part of the 20th Century, people everywhere were in a race to build the tallest building. At the time, this gorgeous Art Deco skyscraper was almost outdone by the Bank of Manhattan but its spire (which was constructed in secret) enabled it to take the title of ‘tallest building in the world’ in 1930.
famous places in the world 26

The building was built for the first time by the emperor Constantine the Great (306-337). However, due to many factors, including being burned down in riots and earthquakes, the ancient cathedral has been rebuilt many times since. Despite this, Hagia Sophia is widely recognised as one of the great buildings of the world. And if that wasn’t cool enough, the building also features in the opening scenes of the Bond film, Skyfall.