In the world, there are many famous places with love stories or a mysterious place that until now cannot be solved. Let’s discover the famous landmarks with EndlessTravelPassion!
1)Statue of Liberty
The Statue of Liberty is recognized as a symbol of freedom, a giant statue located in Manhattan of New York City. It is a celebration of America’s declaration of independence and also the pride of the American people. Because there are no statues in the world with a spiritual meaning and record as many records as this statue of liberty.
The base of the monument was once a fortress standing by the coast, but now it is a historical museum of the birth of the monument.When you launch all eyes, you can see the vast sea, ships passing by. as well as New York City with its majestic and magnificent skyscrapers. If you come to the United States without seeing the Statue of Liberty, it’s not like you have come to America yet.
Address: Liberty Island, New York, USA
Architects: Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, Gustave Eiffel, Richard Morris Hunt
Height: 93 m
Opening hours: 8: 30- 16:00
The Great Wall is one of the seven wonders of the medieval world. It is the longest city wall with the most known architecture in the world, stretching about 6300 km. The construction started during the reign of Emperor Qin Shi Huang, other parts were supplemented by the emperor in later times.
The most remarkable thing is that when building the wall, more than 1 million people were killed and became the longest graveyard in the world. The highest point of the great wall is 8 meters and the widest part is about 9 meters. Currently, it is one of the most magnificent buildings with the most tourists in the world, a witness to the eloquent history of Chinese culture.
Address: Huairou, China
Length: 21,196,180 m
Diameter: 21,196,180 m
World Heritage Day: 1987
3)Pyramid of Giza
Pyramid of Giza is the oldest and largest pyramid in the world and belongs to the 7 wonders that exist today. Built thousands of years ago, they stand as a testament to the technical achievements of civilization in the past. So far there are many mysteries in the pyramids and tombs in Egypt that many archaeologists have not yet explained.
Great Pyramid of Giza (also known as Khufu or Kheops pyramid) is built from about 2.3 million blocks of limestone and granite with a weight of 2 – 50 tons. The blocks are carved, shaped, polished and then superimposed on each other. two blocks, though, are still calculated to withstand thermal expansion, and even earthquakes.
Address: Al Haram, Giza Governorate, Egypt
Height: 139 m
Materials: Limestone, Granite, Basalt, Mortar
Taj Mahal is a famous temple in India that is considered a symbol of eternal love between Emperor Shah Jahan and Empress Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj Mahal is located in the city of Agra, Utar Pradesh, in northern India. Especially, the temple was built of white stone on a large, harmonious space that exalted its beautiful and pure beauty. Taj Mahal owned and developed many architectural traditions, especially Hindu, Persian and earlier Moroccan architecture. Some typical inspirations come from a number of earlier Timur and Moroccan constructions.
With typical Indian – Islamic architecture, the Taj Mahal shines in the blue sky like a gem that ecstatic anyone who has the opportunity to admire. This temple deserves to be called the Pearl of Indian temples and is one of India’s most famous cultural heritage and one of the masterpieces of the art of human architecture.
Address: Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India
Height: 73 m
Architect: Ustad Ahmad Lahauri
The Eiffel Tower is a famous symbol of Paris. It is one of the most recognizable structures in the world and a pride of the people of Paris. The tower carries a great deal of scientific and political achievements in France. The Eiffel Tower weighs 10,100 tons and is 324 meters high and opened in 1889.
To reach the top of the tower, you must go 1,665 steps in the tower, then the beauty of the entire city will appear extremely magnificent. In addition, for a panoramic view of Paris, choose a sunny day and should not go to the tower too early because the morning in Paris is often foggy. In the afternoon at sunset, or at night to the tower will see a great spectacle. In particular, with seven million people visiting this monument every year makes it even more attractive and famous.
Address: Champ de Mars, 5 Avenue Anatole France, Paris, France
Phone: +33 892 701 239
Height: 300 m
Architects: Stephen Sauvestre, Maurice Koechlin, Émile Nouguier
One of the largest arenas in the world since the time of the Roman Empire. It is also the most famous tourist attraction and symbol of Rome. This arena was built in 70’s Vespasianus empire. Especially the arena is used when storing animal gladiator competitions. With a capacity of up to 50,000 spectators and 80 entrances in different sections and such events will take place within 100 days. To date, the Colosseum arena estimates are used to store gladiator gladiators for nearly 390 years.
Although currently in ruins due to earthquakes and rock robberies, the Colosseum has long been considered a symbol of the Roman Empire and is one of the most beautiful Roman architectural remains. This is Rome’s fascinating attraction and still has much to do with the Catholic Church. Every year on Good Friday, the pope still hosts the Rite of the Cross at Colosseo
Address: Piazza del Colosseo, Roma, Italy
Phone: +39 0639 967 700
Height: 48 m
Area: 2 ha
7)Big Ben Tower
Big ben Tower is a large clock bell of Westminster Palace in London and is the third tallest clock tower in the world with four sides of the largest clock today. The clock tower was built between 1848-1853 but was not open to the public. But it is still one of the UK’s outstanding attractions. During World War II the main British military officials found Big Ben’s bell to be a broadcast system, each of which informed the world that the country was not defeated in the wars.
To date, Big Ben is still called “the world’s largest bell-faced four-sided watch”. The watch and its dial structure were designed by Augustus Pugin. Each side of the watch is housed in a square of 21 feet or 7 meters square, with a total of 576 pieces of transparent glass, almost like the style of glass windows with pictures in them. English church at that time. Around the face of the watch is engraved with the borders to form a frame. The bottom edge of the frame on each face of the watch is engraved with the Latin words: “DOMINE SALVAM FAC REGINAM NOSTRAM VICTORIAM PRIMAM” means: “Please protect our Queen Victoria”
Address: Westminster, London, United Kingdom
Height: 96 m
Architects: Augustus Pugin, Charles Barry
8)Stonehenge stone circle
The stone circle is a prehistoric monument consisting of a number of standing stones and hundreds of burial mounds. Archaeologists find from 2000 BC. The actual purpose and the methods used to bring huge stones to place names remain a mystery. In which there are 2 types of rocks, sandstone and blue are used for construction. The sandstone weighs 25 tons and the green stone weighs up to 4 tons.
Archaeologists have found these rocks 240 miles from Stonehenge. So far, researchers have not been able to answer how the ancient people could bring such large stones to this site.
Address: Wiltshire county, UK
World Heritage Day: 1986
9)The Golden Gate Bridge
Golden Gate Bridge, also known as Golden Gate, is the most recognizable landmark of California. The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge connecting San Francisco and Northern California and the bridge is located between the Golden Gate Strait. Three miles in length and about a mile wide is the longest suspension bridge in the world. The color “Orange” is used for this bridge, and it is regularly maintained by about 38 painters. The two main types of cables in the golden gate bridge are made up of 27,000 wires and it takes 4 years to build the golden gate bridge.
The bridge in question is one of the most beautiful examples of bridge construction techniques, both in terms of structural design challenges and its aesthetic appeal. It was voted by the American Society of Civil Engineers as one of the modern wonders of the world. Frommer travel magazine said that the Golden Gate Bridge “may be the most beautiful bridge, probably the most photographed bridge in the world”
Address: California, USA
Height: 227 m
Length: 1,280 m
Architects: Joseph Strauss, Irving Morrow, and Charles Ellis
10)Sydney Opera House
Sydney opera house in Sydney harbor is one of Australia’s most prominent symbol. The Sydney Theater hosts more than 1500 performances each year and is one of the busiest art centers in the world. Especially, with more than 7 million people visiting this place every year, this art center includes a concert hall with 2,700 seats, a theater, a theater, a front yard and a studio.
This place becomes one of Australia’s attractions because it is located in the center of Sydney almost from all directions. The theater took nearly 15 years to build by Danish architect Jorn Utzon. The roof of the theater is white sails as an architectural symbol of the country and is listed on the UNESCO world heritage site.
Address: Bennelong Point, Sydney, Australia
Architect: Jørn Utzon
Located on the banks of the romantic Seine River, Lourve is a museum of French art and history. It is hard to believe that this world famous site thousands of years ago was a fortress before it became the residence of the French royal family and the heads of state.
Today, the Louvre is one of the most famous museums in the world, displaying artifacts of ancient civilizations, Islamic art and European art from the thirteenth to the mid-nineteenth centuries. With an area of 210 thousand square meters, the Louvre displays 35,000 out of a total of 380,000 artifacts. In the museum’s collection today are the most famous works of art history, such as Venus of the Goddess, Statue of Victory, Samothrace, Mona Lisa, Goddess of Liberty leading the people, and the valuable objects of ancient civilizations, such as the slab of the Hammurabi code, the Mesha stele. In 2008, the Louvre welcomed 8.5 million visitors, holding the position of the most visited toll booth in Paris, and also the most attractive museum in the world.
Address: Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
Architects: Pierre Lescot, Louis Le Vau, Claude Perrault
So you’ve learned more places everyone dreams of visiting once in a lifetime. If you have the opportunity, do not miss these famous tourist spots.