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on 15 Nov 2012 01:05

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The World's Most Famous Man-made Structures

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Famous Landmarks & Buildings

People who added this item 1928  Average listal rating (1284 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.7 
1. Midnight in Paris (2011)
The Eiffel Tower

France, Paris

People who added this item 259  Average listal rating (140 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating 6.6 
2. London (2005)
Big Ben & The Houses of Parliament

London, England

People who added this item 1203  Average listal rating (806 ratings) 7.1  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 583  Average listal rating (361 ratings) 5.7  IMDB Rating 5.5 
4. When in Rome (2010)
The Colosseum

Rome, Italy

People who added this item 53  Average listal rating (29 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating 6.9 
5. London River (2009)
Tower Bridge

London, England

People who added this item 1563  Average listal rating (952 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating
6. The Prince Of Egypt (1998)
The Pyramids of Giza

Cairo, Egypt

People who added this item 189  Average listal rating (106 ratings) 7.1  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 5.3 
8. Vatican Conspiracy (1982)
St. Peter's Basilica

Vatican City, Italy

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

China

People who added this item 5  Average listal rating (3 ratings) 9.3  IMDB Rating 6.8 
10. 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 8  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 47  Average listal rating (36 ratings) 3.4  IMDB Rating 5.7 
12. The Leaning Tower (2006)
The Leaning Tower of Pisa

Pisa, Italy

People who added this item 422  Average listal rating (252 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating 6.3 
13. Sydney White (2007)
Sydney Opera House

Sydney, Australia

People who added this item 10  Average listal rating (9 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating 6.8 
14. Made in Greece (1987)
Parthenon

Athens, Greece

People who added this item 1362  Average listal rating (865 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.7 
15. Rushmore (1998)
Mount Rushmore

Keystone, USA

People who added this item 11  Average listal rating (6 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating 5.3 
16. Golden Gate (1994)
The Golden Gate Bridge

San Francisco, USA

People who added this item 20  Average listal rating (10 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 2216  Average listal rating (1302 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating 6.9 
18. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)
Notre Dame

Paris, France

People who added this item 27  Average listal rating (17 ratings) 7.4  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 374  Average listal rating (220 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.1 
21. Rome, Open City (1945)
Pantheon

Rome, Italy

People who added this item 11  Average listal rating (6 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 7.8 
22. Swimming to Cambodia (1987)
Angkor Wat

Siem Reap, Cambodia

People who added this item 2275  Average listal rating (1401 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 1010  Average listal rating (592 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.7 
24. This Is England (2006)
Stonehenge

Amesbury, England

People who added this item 14  Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0  IMDB Rating
25. Machu Picchu

People who added this item 3  Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0  IMDB Rating
26. Chichen Itza

People who added this item 3  Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0  IMDB Rating
27. Petra

People who added this item 12  Average listal rating (9 ratings) 5.3  IMDB Rating 3.8 
28. Golden Temple Amazons (1986)
The Golden Temple

Amritsar, India

People who added this item 8  Average listal rating (7 ratings) 5.6  IMDB Rating 6.4 
29. Istanbul (1957)
Hagia Sophia

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

People who added this item 33  Average listal rating (20 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 7.1 
30. Forbidden City Cop (1996)
Forbidden City

Beijing, China

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

Brussels, Belgium

People who added this item 127  Average listal rating (55 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.1 
32. I Capture the Castle (2003)
Neuschwanstein Castle

Hohenschwangau, Germany

People who added this item 1291  Average listal rating (741 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating
33. Seven Years In Tibet (1997)
Potala Palace

Chengguan, Tibet

People who added this item 9  Average listal rating (9 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 6.5 
34. Bilbao (1978)
Museo Guggenheim

Bilbao, Spain

People who added this item 48  Average listal rating (26 ratings) 5.9  IMDB Rating
35. Budapest (2009)
The Hungarian Parliament Building

Budapest, Hungary
Currently the largest building in Hungary

People who added this item 96  Average listal rating (71 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 7.1 
36. The Queen of Versailles (2012)
Chateau de Versailles

Paris, France


Iconic & Famous Skyscrapers

People who added this item 854  Average listal rating (420 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating 6.3 
37. New York, I Love You (2008)
The Empire State Building

New York, USA

People who added this item 3525  Average listal rating (2236 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.5 
38. Gangs of New York (2002)
The Crysler Building

New York, USA

People who added this item 1221  Average listal rating (799 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 7.4 
39. Mission: Impossible: Ghost Protocol (2011)
Burj Khalifa

Dubai, UAE
Worlds tallest building (2012)

People who added this item 1300  Average listal rating (868 ratings) 5.7  IMDB Rating 6.2 
40. Entrapment (1999)
The Petronas Towers

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

People who added this item 344  Average listal rating (191 ratings) 6  IMDB Rating 6.3 
41. London Boulevard (2010)
The Shard

London, England

People who added this item 4  Average listal rating (2 ratings) 10  IMDB Rating 7.4 
42. Taiwan Canasta (1985)
Taipei 101

Taipei, Taiwan

People who added this item 2370  Average listal rating (1480 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating 7.2 
43. Chicago (2002)
Willis Tower (Sears Tower)

Chicago, USA

People who added this item 10  Average listal rating (7 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 6.7 
44. Dubai (2005)
Burj Al Arab

Dubai, UAE

People who added this item 3004  Average listal rating (1887 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.7 
45. Zodiac (2007)
Transamerica Pyramid

San Francisco, USA

People who added this item 112  Average listal rating (54 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 6.5 
46. Shanghai (2010)
Shanghai World Financial Center

Shanghai, China

People who added this item 141  Average listal rating (69 ratings) 4.5  IMDB Rating 5.4 
47. Winning London (2001)
30 St Mary Axe (The Gherkin)

London, England

People who added this item 281  Average listal rating (142 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.4 
48. 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 
49. Lloyds of London (1936)
Lloyds Building

London, England

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

Seattle, USA


 

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

http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/TravelersChoice-Attractions-cLandmarks-g1-a_Mode.expanded

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Comments

Posted: 2 years, 6 months ago at Nov 20 13:00
wow, nice to see Warsaw on this list :) great job
Posted: 2 years, 6 months ago at Nov 20 13:36
Posted: 2 years, 6 months ago at Nov 20 13:43
Thanks Villiana.
Posted: 2 years, 6 months ago at Nov 23 13:33
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: 2 years, 6 months ago at Nov 23 13:51
Mount Rushmore, maybe?
Posted: 2 years, 6 months ago at Nov 23 13:53
Of course, thanks guys.
Posted: 2 years, 6 months ago at Nov 26 3:06
Awesome list. How about the Golden Temple in India and the Kremlin in Russia?
Posted: 2 years, 6 months ago at Nov 26 12:09
Great List makes a nice change from all the girl images Lists!!
Posted: 2 years, 6 months ago at Nov 26 16:24
Awesome list!
Posted: 2 years, 6 months ago at Nov 26 20:05
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: 2 years, 5 months ago at Nov 28 18:47
Beautiful list
Posted: 2 years, 5 months ago at Nov 28 18:48
Burj Al Arab and notre dame should also be in list
Posted: 2 years, 5 months ago at Nov 29 9:41
Already there - No. 16 & No. 33. Thanks.
Posted: 2 years, 3 months ago at Feb 6 12:32
Good list! Nice work :D
Posted: 2 years, 3 months ago at Feb 6 15:14
great list..
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