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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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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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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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The White House

Washington D.C., USA
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The Leaning Tower of Pisa

Pisa, Italy
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People who added this item 422 Average listal rating (259 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 (1994)
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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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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Pantheon

Rome, Italy
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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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Blue Belgium (2000)
Atomium Building

Brussels, Belgium
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People who added this item 127 Average listal rating (57 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.1
Neuschwanstein Castle

Hohenschwangau, Germany
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Potala Palace

Chengguan, Tibet
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Bilbao (1978)
Museo Guggenheim

Bilbao, Spain
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Budapest (2009)
The Hungarian Parliament Building

Budapest, Hungary
Currently the largest building in Hungary
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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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Dubai (2005)
Burj Al Arab

Dubai, UAE
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Zodiac (2007)
Transamerica Pyramid

San Francisco, USA
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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.

Thanks

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