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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 1843  Average listal rating (1220 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.7 
1. Midnight in Paris (2011)
The Eiffel Tower

France, Paris

People who added this item 257  Average listal rating (138 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating 6.7 
2. London (2005)
Big Ben & The Houses of Parliament

London, England

People who added this item 1165  Average listal rating (778 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 1515  Average listal rating (931 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 570  Average listal rating (356 ratings) 5.7  IMDB Rating 5.5 
6. When in Rome (2010)
The Colosseum

Rome, Italy

People who added this item 185  Average listal rating (100 ratings) 7.2  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 5.4 
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 6.8 
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 48  Average listal rating (27 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 6.9 
10. London River (2009)
Tower Bridge

London, England

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 403  Average listal rating (243 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) 8.2  IMDB Rating 6.8 
14. Made in Greece (1987)
Parthenon

Athens, Greece

People who added this item 1312  Average listal rating (826 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.8 
15. Rushmore (1998)
Mount Rushmore

Keystone, USA

People who added this item 10  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 18  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 2161  Average listal rating (1281 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating 6.9 
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 356  Average listal rating (199 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 2219  Average listal rating (1368 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 997  Average listal rating (577 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.7 
24. This Is England (2006)
Stonehenge

Amesbury, England

People who added this item 11  Average listal rating (8 ratings) 5.3  IMDB Rating 3.8 
25. Golden Temple Amazons (1986)
The Golden Temple

Amritsar, India

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

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

People who added this item 32  Average listal rating (19 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.1 
27. Forbidden City Cop (1996)
Forbidden City

Beijing, China

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 127  Average listal rating (55 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.1 
29. I Capture the Castle (2003)
Neuschwanstein Castle

Hohenschwangau, Germany

People who added this item 1258  Average listal rating (726 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating
30. 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 
31. Bilbao (1978)
Museo Guggenheim

Bilbao, Spain

People who added this item 48  Average listal rating (26 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 95  Average listal rating (69 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 7.1 
33. The Queen of Versailles (2012)
Chateau de Versailles

Paris, France


Iconic & Famous Skyscrapers

People who added this item 846  Average listal rating (407 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating 6.3 
34. New York, I Love You (2008)
The Empire State Building

New York, USA

People who added this item 3457  Average listal rating (2191 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.5 
35. Gangs of New York (2002)
The Crysler Building

New York, USA

People who added this item 1171  Average listal rating (768 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 1279  Average listal rating (855 ratings) 5.8  IMDB Rating 6.2 
37. Entrapment (1999)
The Petronas Towers

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

People who added this item 334  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 7.4 
39. Taiwan Canasta (1985)
Taipei 101

Taipei, Taiwan

People who added this item 2327  Average listal rating (1458 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 2898  Average listal rating (1815 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.7 
42. Zodiac (2007)
Transamerica Pyramid

San Francisco, USA

People who added this item 108  Average listal rating (50 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 6.5 
43. Shanghai (2010)
Shanghai World Financial Center

Shanghai, China

People who added this item 139  Average listal rating (68 ratings) 4.6  IMDB Rating 5.3 
44. Winning London (2001)
30 St Mary Axe (The Gherkin)

London, England

People who added this item 270  Average listal rating (134 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 15  Average listal rating (6 ratings) 5  IMDB Rating 4.4 
49. Maid in Sweden (1971)
Turning Torso

Malmo, Sweden

People who added this item 25  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

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

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Comments

Posted: 1 year, 10 months ago at Nov 20 13:00
wow, nice to see Warsaw on this list :) great job
Posted: 1 year, 10 months ago at Nov 20 13:36
Posted: 1 year, 10 months ago at Nov 20 13:43
Thanks Villiana.
Posted: 1 year, 9 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: 1 year, 9 months ago at Nov 23 13:51
Mount Rushmore, maybe?
Posted: 1 year, 9 months ago at Nov 23 13:53
Of course, thanks guys.
Posted: 1 year, 9 months ago at Nov 26 3:06
Awesome list. How about the Golden Temple in India and the Kremlin in Russia?
Posted: 1 year, 9 months ago at Nov 26 12:09
Great List makes a nice change from all the girl images Lists!!
Posted: 1 year, 9 months ago at Nov 26 16:24
Awesome list!
Posted: 1 year, 9 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: 1 year, 9 months ago at Nov 28 18:47
Beautiful list
Posted: 1 year, 9 months ago at Nov 28 18:48
Burj Al Arab and notre dame should also be in list
Posted: 1 year, 9 months ago at Nov 29 9:41
Already there - No. 16 & No. 33. Thanks.
Posted: 1 year, 7 months ago at Feb 6 12:32
Good list! Nice work :D
Posted: 1 year, 7 months ago at Feb 6 15:14
great list..
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