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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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People who added this item 275 Average listal rating (150 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.6
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 56 Average listal rating (29 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.8
London River (2009)
Tower Bridge

London, England
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People who added this item 1766 Average listal rating (1086 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7
The Pyramids of Giza

Cairo, Egypt
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People who added this item 214 Average listal rating (115 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.4
The Taj Mahal

Agra, India
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People who added this item 3 Average listal rating (3 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 5.6
St. Peter's Basilica

Vatican City, Italy
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People who added this item 12 Average listal rating (8 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 6.8
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 12 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 53 Average listal rating (40 ratings) 3.3 IMDB Rating 5.7
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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People who added this item 1450 Average listal rating (910 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.7
Rushmore (1998)
Mount Rushmore

Keystone, USA
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People who added this item 11 Average listal rating (6 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 5.3
Golden Gate (1993)
The Golden Gate Bridge

San Francisco, USA
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People who added this item 28 Average listal rating (15 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.2
St. Paul's Cathedral

London, England
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People who added this item 2534 Average listal rating (1512 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 6.9
Notre Dame

Paris, France
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People who added this item 32 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 414 Average listal rating (234 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.1
Pantheon

Rome, Italy
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People who added this item 12 Average listal rating (7 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.8
Angkor Wat

Siem Reap, Cambodia
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People who added this item 2363 Average listal rating (1452 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.1
Sagrada Família

Barcelona, Spain
The building is STILL under construction, with an estimated finishing date between 2026 & 2028!
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People who added this item 1069 Average listal rating (617 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.7
Stonehenge

Amesbury, England
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People who added this item 13 Average listal rating (9 ratings) 5.3 IMDB Rating 3.8
The Golden Temple

Amritsar, India
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People who added this item 9 Average listal rating (7 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 6.4
Istanbul (1957)
Hagia Sophia

Istanbul, Turkey
Recently featured in James Bond movie, Skyfall.
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People who added this item 39 Average listal rating (24 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.1
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 131 Average listal rating (60 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.1
Neuschwanstein Castle

Hohenschwangau, Germany
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People who added this item 1364 Average listal rating (782 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 6.4
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 109 Average listal rating (76 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 7.1
Chateau de Versailles

Paris, France
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Iconic & Famous Skyscrapers

People who added this item 877 Average listal rating (432 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.3
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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People who added this item 1359 Average listal rating (910 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.3
Entrapment (1999)
The Petronas Towers

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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People who added this item 373 Average listal rating (215 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.2
The Shard

London, England
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Taipei 101

Taipei, Taiwan
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People who added this item 2466 Average listal rating (1531 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.2
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
Dubai (2005)
Burj Al Arab

Dubai, UAE
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People who added this item 3248 Average listal rating (2030 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.7
Zodiac (2007)
Transamerica Pyramid

San Francisco, USA
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People who added this item 119 Average listal rating (58 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.4
Shanghai (2010)
Shanghai World Financial Center

Shanghai, China
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30 St Mary Axe (The Gherkin)

London, England
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People who added this item 307 Average listal rating (157 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.4
Tower 2 of the International Finance Centre

Hong Kong, China
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People who added this item 10 Average listal rating (6 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 7.1
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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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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Posted: 4 years, 10 months ago at Nov 20 13:00
wow, nice to see Warsaw on this list :) great job
Posted: 4 years, 10 months ago at Nov 20 13:36
Posted: 4 years, 10 months ago at Nov 20 13:43
Thanks Villiana.
Posted: 4 years, 10 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: 4 years, 10 months ago at Nov 23 13:51
Mount Rushmore, maybe?
Posted: 4 years, 10 months ago at Nov 23 13:53
Of course, thanks guys.
Posted: 4 years, 10 months ago at Nov 26 3:06
Awesome list. How about the Golden Temple in India and the Kremlin in Russia?
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Posted: 4 years, 10 months ago at Nov 26 16:24
Awesome list!
Posted: 4 years, 10 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: 4 years, 10 months ago at Nov 28 18:47
Beautiful list
Posted: 4 years, 10 months ago at Nov 28 18:48
Burj Al Arab and notre dame should also be in list
Posted: 4 years, 10 months ago at Nov 29 9:41
Already there - No. 16 & No. 33. Thanks.
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Good list! Nice work :D
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great list..
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