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The World's Most Famous Man-Made Structures

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Famous Landmarks & Buildings

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The Eiffel Tower

France, Paris
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London (2005)
Big Ben & The Houses of Parliament

London, England
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The Statue of Liberty

New York, USA
Given to The States as a gift from the people of France.
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When in Rome (2010)
The Colosseum

Rome, Italy
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People who added this item 54 Average listal rating (29 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.8
London River (2009)
Tower Bridge

London, England
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The Pyramids of Giza

Cairo, Egypt
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The Taj Mahal

Agra, India
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St. Peter's Basilica

Vatican City, Italy
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People who added this item 10 Average listal rating (7 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 6.9
China (1943)
The Great Wall of China

China
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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.
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People who added this item 10 Average listal rating (5 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 6.5
The White House

Washington D.C., USA
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People who added this item 52 Average listal rating (40 ratings) 3.3 IMDB Rating 5.8
The Leaning Tower of Pisa

Pisa, Italy
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People who added this item 439 Average listal rating (262 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.3
Sydney White (2007)
Sydney Opera House

Sydney, Australia
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Parthenon

Athens, Greece
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Rushmore (1998)
Mount Rushmore

Keystone, USA
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Golden Gate (1993)
The Golden Gate Bridge

San Francisco, USA
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St. Paul's Cathedral

London, England
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Notre Dame

Paris, France
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People who added this item 30 Average listal rating (20 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.8
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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Buckingham Palace

London, England
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People who added this item 406 Average listal rating (236 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.1
Pantheon

Rome, Italy
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People who added this item 12 Average listal rating (6 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 7.8
Angkor Wat

Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Sagrada Família

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

Amesbury, England
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The Golden Temple

Amritsar, India
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Istanbul (1957)
Hagia Sophia

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

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

Brussels, Belgium
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People who added this item 132 Average listal rating (59 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.1
Neuschwanstein Castle

Hohenschwangau, Germany
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People who added this item 1339 Average listal rating (764 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7
Potala Palace

Chengguan, Tibet
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People who added this item 11 Average listal rating (10 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.5
Bilbao (1978)
Museo Guggenheim

Bilbao, Spain
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People who added this item 49 Average listal rating (27 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6
Budapest (2009)
The Hungarian Parliament Building

Budapest, Hungary
Currently the largest building in Hungary
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People who added this item 108 Average listal rating (75 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 7.1
Chateau de Versailles

Paris, France
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Iconic & Famous Skyscrapers

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The Empire State Building

New York, USA
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The Crysler Building

New York, USA
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Burj Khalifa

Dubai, UAE
Worlds tallest building (2012)
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Entrapment (1999)
The Petronas Towers

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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The Shard

London, England
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Taipei 101

Taipei, Taiwan
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Chicago (2002)
Willis Tower (Sears Tower)

Chicago, USA
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People who added this item 10 Average listal rating (7 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 6.8
Dubai (2005)
Burj Al Arab

Dubai, UAE
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Zodiac (2007)
Transamerica Pyramid

San Francisco, USA
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People who added this item 117 Average listal rating (58 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.5
Shanghai (2010)
Shanghai World Financial Center

Shanghai, China
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30 St Mary Axe (The Gherkin)

London, England
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Tower 2 of the International Finance Centre

Hong Kong, China
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Lloyds Building

London, England
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Space Needle

Seattle, USA
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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.

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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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Posted: 4 years ago at Nov 20 13:00
wow, nice to see Warsaw on this list :) great job
Posted: 4 years ago at Nov 20 13:36
Posted: 4 years ago at Nov 20 13:43
Thanks Villiana.
Posted: 4 years 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: 4 years ago at Nov 23 13:51
Mount Rushmore, maybe?
Posted: 4 years ago at Nov 23 13:53
Of course, thanks guys.
Posted: 4 years ago at Nov 26 3:06
Awesome list. How about the Golden Temple in India and the Kremlin in Russia?
Posted: 4 years ago at Nov 26 12:09
Great List makes a nice change from all the girl images Lists!!
Posted: 4 years ago at Nov 26 16:24
Awesome list!
Posted: 4 years 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: 4 years ago at Nov 28 18:47
Beautiful list
Posted: 4 years ago at Nov 28 18:48
Burj Al Arab and notre dame should also be in list
Posted: 4 years ago at Nov 29 9:41
Already there - No. 16 & No. 33. Thanks.
Posted: 3 years, 10 months ago at Feb 6 12:32
Good list! Nice work :D
Posted: 3 years, 10 months ago at Feb 6 15:14
great list..
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