The world has many iconic landmarks, both natural and built, which symbolize countries and cities. Take our World Landmarks Quiz 3 to see how many you know.
What is the name of this iconic landmark in Venice?
The Bridge of Sighs is a bridge located in Venice, northern Italy. The enclosed bridge is made of white limestone, and passes over the Rio di Palazzo connecting the New Prison to the interrogation rooms in the Doge's Palace.
Petra is a famous historical landmark located in which Middle East country?
Petra is a famous archaeological site in Jordan's southwestern desert. Dating to around 300 B.C., it was the capital of the Nabatean Kingdom. Accessed via a narrow canyon called Al Siq, it contains tombs and temples carved into pink sandstone cliffs, earning its nickname, the "Rose City."
The statue of the Little Mermaid is on the waterside of which European city?
The Little Mermaid is a bronze statue by Edvard Eriksen. The sculpture is displayed on a rock by the waterside at the Langelinie promenade in Copenhagen, Denmark.
The prehistoric monument of Stonehenge is located in which English county?
Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England. It consists of a ring of standing stones, with each standing stone around 4.1 metres (13 ft) high, 2.1 metres (6 ft 11 in) wide and weighing around 25 tons. It is considered one of the most famous landmarks in England.
What is the name of this large Baroque fountain located in Rome?
The Trevi Fountain is to be found in Rome, Italy. It was designed by Italian architect Nicola Salvi and completed by Pietro Bracci. Standing 26.3 metres (86 ft) high and 49.15 metres (161.3 ft) wide, it is the largest Baroque fountain in the city and one of the most famous fountains in the world.
Potala Palace, now a world heritage site, is located in which Himalayan region?
The Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet, an Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China, was the residence of the Dalai Lama until the 14th Dalai Lama fled to India during the 1959 Tibetan uprising. It is now a museum and World Heritage Site.
The Statue of Liberty was designed by which French Sculptor?
The Statue of Liberty, which is made from copper, was a gift from the people of France to the people of the United States. It was designed by French sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi and built by Gustave Eiffel. The statue was dedicated on October 28, 1886.
The Dome of the Rock, an islamic shrine, can be found in which city?
he Dome of the Rock is an Islamic shrine located on the Temple Mount in the Old City of Jerusalem. It was initially completed in 691 CE at the order of Umayyad Caliph Abd al-Malik.
The famous Buddhist temple called Borobudur, which dates back to the 9th century, is located on which island in Indonesia?
Borobudur, or Barabudur is a 9th-century Mahayana Buddhist temple in Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia, as well as the world's largest Buddhist temple, and also one of the greatest Buddhist monuments in the world.
On which river in Africa will you find the Victoria Falls?
Victoria Falls, or Mosi-oa-Tunya, is a waterfall in southern Africa on the Zambezi River at the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. It has been described as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the world.