The world has many iconic landmarks, both natural and built, which symbolize countries and cities. Take our World Landmarks Quiz 4 to see how many you know.
This glass pyramid is the entrance to which famous museum?
The Louvre Museum is the world's largest museum and a historic monument in Paris, France. A central landmark of the city and home to many famous works of art, including the Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo.
What is the name of this active volcano which is also one of Japan's most sacred mountains?
Japan’s Mt. Fuji is an active volcano about 100 kilometers southwest of Tokyo. Commonly called “Fuji-san,” it’s the country’s tallest peak, at 3,776 meters. A pilgrimage site for centuries, it’s considered one of Japan’s 3 sacred mountains.
Christ the Redeemer is a 38 metre high statue built on top of which mountain in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil?
Located in the Tijuca National Park at the top of the Corcovado Mountain, Christ the Redeemer is an Art Deco statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, created by French sculptor Paul Landowski and built by the Brazilian engineer Heitor da Silva Costa, in collaboration with the French engineer Albert Caquot. It was constructed between 1922 and 1931.
In which year was the iconic Hollywood sign erected?
Originally created in 1923 as an advertisement for a local real estate development the Hollywood Sign is a landmark and American cultural icon located in Los Angeles, California. It is situated on Mount Lee, in the Hollywood Hills area of the Santa Monica Mountains.
With its distinctive sail-shaped design The Burj Al Arab is a luxury Hotel located in which Middle East country?
The Burj Al Arab Hotel, with its unique and distinctive sail-shaped design, is one of the most luxurious hotels in the world and has become a symbol of modern Dubai.
The Great Mosque of Djenne, which is made from mud, can be found in which African country?
The Great Mosque of Djenné is a large banco or adobe building that is considered by many architects to be one of the greatest achievements of the Sudano-Sahelian architectural style. The mosque is located in the city of Djenné in Mali.
Luxor is on the site of which ancient Egyptian city?
As the site of the Ancient Egyptian city of Thebes, Luxor has frequently been characterized as the "world's greatest open-air museum", as the ruins of the temple complexes at Karnak and Luxor stand within the modern city. Immediately opposite, across the River Nile, lie the monuments, temples and tombs of the West Bank Necropolis, which includes the Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens.
What was the nationality of Jorn Utzon, the architect and designer of Sydney Opera House?
The Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue performing arts centre in Sydney, Australia. Designed by Jorn Utzon it was opened in 1973 and is considered one of the 20th century's most famous and distinctive buildings.
This famous landmark is located in which city in Italy?
The Tower of Pisa, known because of its unintended tilt, is the campanile, or freestanding bell tower, of the cathedral of the Italian city of Pisa.
The site of Chichen Itza in Mexico was built by which Mesoamerican civilization?
The Maya civilization was a Mesoamerican civilization developed by the Maya peoples, and noted for its hieroglyphic script—the only known fully developed writing system of the pre-Columbian Americas—as well as for its art, architecture, mathematics, calendar, and astronomical system.