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Old June 24th, 2006, 06:00 PM   #61
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disneyland's and disneyworld's..
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Old June 24th, 2006, 07:21 PM   #62
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Nobody mentioned this landmark:
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Maybe because it's not very famous.
Perhaps they should put another one next to it, and paint it yellow, to make it look like a giant McDonald's logo, then it would get more attention!
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Old June 25th, 2006, 11:55 AM   #63
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I don't think that these are the very most famous landmarks, but I am surprised that no one mentioned:

St. Basil's Cathedral, Moscow
The Chrysler Building, New York
The Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
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Old June 26th, 2006, 03:39 AM   #64
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What about the "Hollywood" sign
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Old July 7th, 2006, 01:44 AM   #65
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Lady Liberty and Eifel Tower in modern times

Big Ben in less modern times

Taj Mahal in even less modern times

Giza Pyramids in ancient times


Those are most recognisable.
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Old July 29th, 2006, 06:30 PM   #66
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Ulmer Münster in Ulm i think
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Old August 18th, 2006, 07:19 AM   #67
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Why White House?
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Old August 18th, 2006, 10:20 AM   #68
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1) Eiffel Tower
2) Big Ben
3) Empire State Building
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Old August 18th, 2006, 01:34 PM   #69
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Statue of Liberty
The White House
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Old August 29th, 2006, 08:49 AM   #70
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Whoa??? Is this a landmark or just piled stones


and this is just amazingly beautiful 'needs to be restored'????


As for this, I know the minarets were added later the original built in 530??
I also remember the dome collapsed in an earthquake twice I think

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Old August 29th, 2006, 09:31 AM   #71
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1) Eiffel Tower
2) Great Wall of China
3) Taj Mahal
4) Statue of Liberty
5) Giza Pyramids
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Old September 2nd, 2006, 10:59 PM   #72
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1) Great Pyramids of Giza

I don't even know how these could be argued about. They have been around the longest by far, and have been famous since antiquity. Not only that, but because they don't even have any special name that people call them by aside from pyramids (their SHAPE) they are excessively well known.

2) Great Wall of China

Even if no one else had ever heard of it, I'm sure 1.4 billion Chinese have But then again everyone else HAS heard of it. And yet again, it doesn't even have a hard name to remember... it's a wall and it's called a wall.

3) World Trade Center Twin Towers

No longer around, but it'd be hard pressed to find anyone not in some remote African village who could not instantly recognize and identify these especially in today's world.

4) I'd put the Eiffel Tower and Statue of Liberty tied for this spot.

5) Stonehenge, Time's Square, Big Ben, Colliseum, Acropolis, Taj Mahal, St. Paul's Cathedral, Black Stone of Mecca, Forbidden City/Tiennamen Square


After that we get to things people recognize but may not be able to name:

6) Brandenburg Gates, Arc de Triumphe, Sydney Opera House, Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Kremlin, Leaning Tower of Pisa, CN Tower, Angor Wat, Hagia Sofia, Hollywood Sign (Well people can name this but may not know where it is!), That giant statue in Rio
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Old September 15th, 2006, 03:45 AM   #73
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1. Pyramids of Giza
2. Great Wall of China
3. Eiffel Tower
4. Coliseum
5. Statue of Liberty
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Old September 15th, 2006, 05:48 AM   #74
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Everyone knows about the eiffel tower, statue of liberty is probably second and although i think the pyramids deserve more attention than everything else they're third probably
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Old September 24th, 2006, 10:13 PM   #75
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i think this contest should be divided in modern and ancient landmarks maybe?
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Old September 25th, 2006, 02:21 AM   #76
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Cristo Redentor!! Rio de Janeiro-Brazil
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Old September 25th, 2006, 04:46 AM   #77
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I've always liked The Arch...
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Old November 30th, 2006, 04:05 AM   #78
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the world's most famous landmark?

one word....

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Old December 2nd, 2006, 11:44 PM   #79
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Of course Eiffel tower,Statue of liberty but St.Peter's square,St Peter's Basilica and the Vatican in Rome is without a doubt a landmark.











The leaning Tower of Pisa,Italy









I think Venice can be considered a landmark





















The Colosseum,Rome








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Old December 3rd, 2006, 12:43 AM   #80
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Ahem..




The entire of Sydney Harbour is a famous landmark.
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