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Old November 11th, 2005, 01:20 AM   #1
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Old November 11th, 2005, 01:21 AM   #2
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Here are some suggestions you might want to think about...



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1. Eiffel Tower, Paris







2. Statue of Liberty, New York







3. Big Ben, London







4. Pyramids, Giza







5. The White House, Washington







6. Empire State Building, New York







7. Sydney Opera House, Sydney







8. Great Wall of China







9. Leaning Tower of Pisa







10. Colloseum, Rome

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Old November 11th, 2005, 03:42 AM   #3
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Odd that you have the White House but no Taj Mahal?
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Old November 11th, 2005, 06:08 AM   #4
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Old November 13th, 2005, 02:16 PM   #5
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It's really hard to pick JUST 3
I mean, when I think of the word "landmark" these things pop up instantly in my head.

The Great Pyramids/Sphinx
Colloseum
Big Ben/Tower Bridge
Eiffel Tower
The Kremlin
The Acropolis
Ayasophya
Taj Mahal
Angkor Wat
The Forbidden City
The Great Wall
CN Tower
Sears Tower
The Golden Gate Bridge
Empire State Buidling
The Statue of Liberty
Cristo Redentor
Sydney House
.....

It's just really hard.
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Old December 3rd, 2005, 02:40 AM   #6
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I like this one :

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Old December 3rd, 2005, 05:57 AM   #7
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I think that this is actually an easy one.

Eiffel Tower, Statue of Liberty and the Pyramids are a class above the others in terms of both the name and photos of the Landmark being recognisable. The others listed above just don't seem to have the same universal recognition, as opposed to be well and widely known.
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Old December 3rd, 2005, 06:01 AM   #8
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At a mass population level, maybe the most recognizable and ubiquitous landmark are the pyramids (as a symbol they are everywhere, including in the dollar bill), but only in a "generic" way, not by individual names. Even though, probably most think in the ones from Egypt when they see a pyramid.
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Old December 3rd, 2005, 05:10 PM   #9
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This is too easy, Its the Statue of Liberty by far.

I think more people know that statue than eiffel tower, pyramids and easily big ben.
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Old December 3rd, 2005, 07:55 PM   #10
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Probably Statue of Liberty.
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Old December 3rd, 2005, 11:36 PM   #11
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I would have to think that the Eiffel tower is the most well known. But other famous landmarks would have to be, Christ the Redeemer statue, Taj Mahal, the Pyramids of Giza, and Great Wall of China just to name a few.
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Old December 4th, 2005, 05:03 AM   #12
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Statue of Liberty, Taj Mahal and the Eiffel Tower
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Old December 8th, 2005, 02:13 AM   #13
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Eiffel Tower and the Statue of Liberty Both French Both Recognizable Throughout the World
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Old December 9th, 2005, 04:24 AM   #14
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i'm suprised not many people nominated the taj mahal
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Old December 22nd, 2005, 01:55 PM   #15
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come on that chick in new york over the pyramids??are you serious?
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Old December 23rd, 2005, 03:08 AM   #16
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cn tower is a rather mamous one since its been the tallest for so long, but iffle tower, tajma hall and stonehedge
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Please, the wheel has been invented ages ago!

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Old January 21st, 2006, 01:20 AM   #18
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Empire State Building.
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Old January 21st, 2006, 03:59 AM   #19
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Old February 5th, 2006, 01:07 AM   #20
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La tour eiffel, the statue of Liberty, the great pyramids of Giza
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