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on 15 Nov 2012 07:05

 
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The World's Most Famous Man-made Structures

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Famous Landmarks & Buildings

People who added this item 1772  Average listal rating (1171 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.7 
1. Midnight in Paris (2011)
The Eiffel Tower

France, Paris

People who added this item 247  Average listal rating (131 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating 6.7 
2. London (2005)
Big Ben & The Houses of Parliament

London, England

People who added this item 1140  Average listal rating (761 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.2 
3. Escape from New York (1981)
The Statue of Liberty

New York, USA
Given to The States as a gift from the people of France.

People who added this item 1462  Average listal rating (900 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 6.9 
4. The Prince of Egypt (1998)
The Pyramids of Giza

Cairo, Egypt

People who added this item 10  Average listal rating (7 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 6.9 
5. China (1943)
The Great Wall of China

China

People who added this item 555  Average listal rating (342 ratings) 5.7  IMDB Rating 5.4 
6. When in Rome (2010)
The Colosseum

Rome, Italy

People who added this item 172  Average listal rating (91 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.4 
7. A Passage to India (1984)
The Taj Mahal

Agra, India

People who added this item 3  Average listal rating (3 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating 5.5 
8. Vatican Conspiracy (1982)
St. Peter's Basilica

Vatican City, Italy

People who added this item 5  Average listal rating (3 ratings) 9.3  IMDB Rating 6.6 
9. All or Nothing: A Moscow Detour (2004)
The Kremlin

Saint Basil's Cathedral

Moscow, Russia
The Kremlin is in fact a fortified complex with a collection of buildings within it, including Saint Basil's Cathedral and Red Square.

People who added this item 46  Average listal rating (25 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 6.8 
10. London River (2009)
Tower Bridge

London, England

People who added this item 9  Average listal rating (4 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 6.5 
11. Gabriel Over the White House (1933)
The White House

Washington D.C., USA

People who added this item 383  Average listal rating (229 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating 6.3 
12. Sydney White (2007)
Sydney Opera House

Sydney, Australia

People who added this item 47  Average listal rating (36 ratings) 3.4  IMDB Rating 5.7 
13. The Leaning Tower (2006)
The Leaning Tower of Pisa

Pisa, Italy

People who added this item 10  Average listal rating (9 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 6.8 
14. Made in Greece (1987)
Parthenon

Athens, Greece

People who added this item 1268  Average listal rating (791 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.8 
15. Rushmore (1998)
Mount Rushmore

Keystone, USA

People who added this item 9  Average listal rating (6 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating 5.4 
16. Golden Gate (1994)
The Golden Gate Bridge

San Francisco, USA

People who added this item 15  Average listal rating (9 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.1 
17. The Clockmaker of St. Paul (1974)
St. Paul's Cathedral

London, England

People who added this item 2108  Average listal rating (1253 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating 6.8 
18. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)
Notre Dame

Paris, France

People who added this item 25  Average listal rating (15 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.8 
19. The Tunnel (2001)
The Brandenburg Gate

Berlin, Germany
The gate was made more famous during The Cold War as it was located along the dividing Berlin Wall, once the wall fell the gate became the symbol of unified Germany.
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People who added this item 2  Average listal rating (1 ratings) 10  IMDB Rating 7.5 
20. The Royal Family (1977)
Buckingham Palace

London, England

People who added this item 337  Average listal rating (182 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.1 
21. Rome, Open City (1945)
Pantheon

Rome, Italy

People who added this item 11  Average listal rating (8 ratings) 5.3  IMDB Rating 3.9 
22. Golden Temple Amazons (1986)
The Golden Temple

Amritsar, India

People who added this item 2165  Average listal rating (1340 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.2 
23. Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
Sagrada Família

Barcelona, Spain
The building is STILL under construction, with an estimated finishing date between 2026 & 2028!

People who added this item 967  Average listal rating (551 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.7 
24. This Is England (2006)
Stonehenge

Amesbury, England

People who added this item 33  Average listal rating (20 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.1 
25. Forbidden City Cop (1996)
Forbidden City

Beijing, China

People who added this item 10  Average listal rating (5 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 7.8 
26. Swimming to Cambodia (1987)
Angkor Wat

Siem Reap, Cambodia

People who added this item 8  Average listal rating (6 ratings) 5.7  IMDB Rating 6.5 
27. Istanbul (1957)
Hagia Sophia

Istanbul, Turkey
Recently featured in James Bond movie, Skyfall.

People who added this item 5  Average listal rating (3 ratings) 9  IMDB Rating 3.6 
28. Blue Belgium (2000)
Atomium Building

Brussels, Belgium

People who added this item 123  Average listal rating (54 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.1 
29. I Capture the Castle (2003)
Neuschwanstein Castle

Hohenschwangau, Germany

People who added this item 1237  Average listal rating (718 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating
30. Seven Years in Tibet (1997)
Potala Palace

Chengguan, Tibet

People who added this item 8  Average listal rating (8 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 6.6 
31. Bilbao (1978)
Museo Guggenheim

Bilbao, Spain

People who added this item 47  Average listal rating (25 ratings) 5.9  IMDB Rating
32. Budapest (2009)
The Hungarian Parliament Building

Budapest, Hungary
Currently the largest building in Hungary

People who added this item 84  Average listal rating (63 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 7.1 
33. The Queen of Versailles (2012)
Chateau de Versailles

Paris, France


Iconic & Famous Skyscrapers

People who added this item 831  Average listal rating (399 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating 6.4 
34. New York, I Love You (2008)
The Empire State Building

New York, USA

People who added this item 3406  Average listal rating (2163 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.5 
35. Gangs of New York (2002)
The Crysler Building

New York, USA

People who added this item 1130  Average listal rating (741 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating 7.4 
36. Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)
Burj Khalifa

Dubai, UAE
Worlds tallest building (2012)

People who added this item 1251  Average listal rating (836 ratings) 5.8  IMDB Rating 6.2 
37. Entrapment (1999)
The Petronas Towers

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

People who added this item 331  Average listal rating (183 ratings) 6  IMDB Rating 6.3 
38. London Boulevard (2010)
The Shard

London, England

People who added this item 4  Average listal rating (2 ratings) 10  IMDB Rating 7.5 
39. Taiwan Canasta (1985)
Taipei 101

Taipei, Taiwan

People who added this item 2296  Average listal rating (1443 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 7.2 
40. Chicago (2002)
Willis Tower (Sears Tower)

Chicago, USA

People who added this item 10  Average listal rating (7 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 6.6 
41. Dubai (2005)
Burj Al Arab

Dubai, UAE

People who added this item 2844  Average listal rating (1778 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.7 
42. Zodiac (2007)
Transamerica Pyramid

San Francisco, USA

People who added this item 106  Average listal rating (48 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 6.5 
43. Shanghai (2010)
Shanghai World Financial Center

Shanghai, China

People who added this item 139  Average listal rating (68 ratings) 4.5  IMDB Rating 5.3 
44. Winning London (2001)
30 St Mary Axe (The Gherkin)

London, England

People who added this item 257  Average listal rating (129 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.4 
45. Once Upon a Time in China (1991)
Tower 2 of the International Finance Centre

Hong Kong, China

People who added this item 11  Average listal rating (6 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 7.1 
46. Lloyds of London (1936)
Lloyds Building

London, England

People who added this item 2  Average listal rating (2 ratings) 8.5  IMDB Rating
47. Space Needle
Space Needle

Seattle, USA

People who added this item 2  Average listal rating (1 ratings) 10  IMDB Rating 4.7 
48. Highpoint (1982)
CN Tower

Toronto, Canada

People who added this item 13  Average listal rating (3 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 4.4 
49. Maid in Sweden (1971)
Turning Torso

Malmo, Sweden

People who added this item 24  Average listal rating (14 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
50. Barcelona (1994)
Torre Agbar

Barcelona, Spain



This could quite easily become a very long list, so the buildings featured are mainly known throughout the globe or famous for a significant reason. I however would like suggestions and ideas from you guys to make the list as complete as possible so please post any suggestions in the comments below.
Thanks


Sources:

http://www.nationsonline.org/oneworld/most_famous_landmarks.htm

http://www.lonelyplanet.com/egypt/travel-tips-and-articles/76606

http://travel.cnn.com/explorations/life/20-most-iconic-skyscrapers-343149#tokyo

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emporis_Skyscraper_Award

http://www.creativebloq.com/architecture/famous-buildings-around-world-10121105

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Comments

Posted: 1 year, 4 months ago at Nov 20 7:00
wow, nice to see Warsaw on this list :) great job
Posted: 1 year, 4 months ago at Nov 20 7:36
Posted: 1 year, 4 months ago at Nov 20 7:43
Thanks Villiana.
Posted: 1 year, 4 months ago at Nov 23 7:33
Dude, I can help you a lot on this list... here's one for now, the rest will follow later, what say you?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minar-e-Pakistan
Posted: 1 year, 4 months ago at Nov 23 7:51
Mount Rushmore, maybe?
Posted: 1 year, 4 months ago at Nov 23 7:53
Of course, thanks guys.
Posted: 1 year, 4 months ago at Nov 25 21:06
Awesome list. How about the Golden Temple in India and the Kremlin in Russia?
Posted: 1 year, 4 months ago at Nov 26 6:09
Great List makes a nice change from all the girl images Lists!!
Posted: 1 year, 4 months ago at Nov 26 10:24
Awesome list!
Posted: 1 year, 4 months ago at Nov 26 14:05
Outstanding creation of great historic man-made structures.My suggestions :1- Mont St-Michel (france XI century ) 2-The Castle of Versailles (france XVII century ) 3- Notre-Dame of Chartres (france XII century) 4-The Palace of the doges (italy,venicia IX century) 5-Hoover Dam (u.s.a. XX century) great historic list
Posted: 1 year, 4 months ago at Nov 28 12:47
Beautiful list
Posted: 1 year, 4 months ago at Nov 28 12:48
Burj Al Arab and notre dame should also be in list
Posted: 1 year, 4 months ago at Nov 29 3:41
Already there - No. 16 & No. 33. Thanks.
Posted: 1 year, 2 months ago at Feb 6 6:32
Good list! Nice work :D
Posted: 1 year, 2 months ago at Feb 6 9:14
great list..
Posted: 1 month, 3 weeks ago at Feb 24 3:16
What a beautiful!Your article is very interesting.Thank you for sharing.
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