Famous Monuments Of World – Complete List

 Famous Monuments of  World

There are different Famous Monuments of World. The term ‘monument’ is usually applied to buildings or structures that are considered examples of important architectural and/or cultural heritage. Monuments have been created for thousands of years, and they are often the most durable and famous symbols of ancient civilizations.

Other than the individual government that protecting the monuments in their jurisdiction, there are institutions such as UNESCO’s World Heritage Site programme and World Monuments Fund, that protect and preserve monuments that considered to possess special natural or cultural significance for the world. Here is the Complete list of Famous Monuments of the world.

Famous Monuments Of World

List of Famous Monuments Of World:

Name of the MonumentCountry
Statue of LibertyNew York, USA
The Eiffel TowerParis, France
St Basil’s CathedralMoscow, Russia
Blue Domed ChurchSantorini, Greece
The Great SphinxGiza, Egypt
Machu PichuPeru
Big BenLondon
Burjal Arab HotelDubai
Tower of PisaItaly
Christ the RedeemerRiode Janeiro, Brazil
Lascaux Cave PaintingsFrance
Loch NessScotland
Mont St MichelFrance
Bran CastleTransylvania, Romania
Agia SophiaIstanbul, Turkey
Brandenburg GateBerlin, Germany
AcropolisAthens, Greece
Sagrada FamiliaBarcelona, Spain
Uluru SandstoneAustralia
Mount FujiJapan
Mount Eden CraterNew Zealand
Al Aqsa MosqueJerusalem
Angkor WatCambodia
St Peter’s CathedralVatican City
Mount RushmoreSouth Dakota
Victoria FallsBetween Zambia and Zimbabwe
The Great CanyonArizona
Petra Rock-cut ArchitectureJordan
Cape of Good HopeSouthAfrica
Chichen ItzaMexico
Table MountainCape Town, South Africa
Golden Gate BridgeSan Francisco, California
Forbidden CityBeijing
Iguazu FallsOn the border of Brazil and Argentina
The ColosseumRome, Italy
Twyfelfontein–Ancient Rock EngravingsNamibia
The Blue MosqueIstanbul
Millau BridgeFrance
Luxor TempleEgypt
Faisal MosqueIslamabad, Pakistan
The Empire State BuildingNew York
Newgrange TombIreland
The Wailing WallJerusalem
Abu SimbelEgypt
Middle of the Earth or

The Ciudad Mitaddel Mundo

Potala PalaceLhasa, Tibet
Angel FallsVenezuela
Twelve ApostlesAustralia
The National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial HallChina
The Sultan Ahmed MosqueTurkey

Amazing Facts You Should Know

  • The Twelve Apostles is a collection of limestone stacks off the shore of the Port Campbell National Park, by the Great Ocean Road in Victoria, Australia. Their proximity to one another has made the site a popular tourist attraction. Currently there are eight apostles left, the ninth stack having collapsed dramatically in July 2005.
  • The Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region was the residence of the Dalai Lama until the 14th Dalai Lama fled to India during the 1959 Tibetan uprising. The palace is named after Mount Potalaka, the mythical abode of the bodhisattva Avalokiteśvara.
  • The Colosseum is an oval amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome, Italy. Built of concrete and sand, it is the largest amphitheatre ever built.
  • The Acropolis is located on a flat-topped rock that rises 150 m (490 ft) above sea level in the city of Athens, with a surface area of about 3 hectares (7.4 acres). It was also known as Cecropia, after the legendary serpent-man, Cecrops, the first Athenian king.

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