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45 Awe-Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

23 Giu/10

Landmarks are often structures such as cathedrals, museums, skyscrapers, hotels, homes, libraries, bridges and ruins. Natural phenomena in physical features such as mountains rock formations, rivers and waterfalls, can also be chosen as landmarks if they have special historical, architectural, or cultural significance. Historical landmarks are not just tourist attractions, they serves as a commemoration of a remarkably important national event. This allows us and for generations to come, to remember great cultures and events of the past that is worthy to record in its own history.

preview 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

To photographers, these landmarks are like invitations; a challenge to bring the best of out them in photos. Below are some of the best and well-selected photos of different historical landmarks from around the world. Landmarks that I’ve included here are so famous that almost everybody knew how they look like, but no everyone has seen this side of the landmark. So here it is, 45 photos of famous landmarks around the world taken in awe-inspiring perspectives, sorting by country names. Enjoy.

Australia

Ayers Rock
Australia (via Floydian)
Ayers Rock photograph by Floydian 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

Sydney Opera House
Sydney, Australia (via Gun Sydney)
Sydney Opera House Sydney Australia photography 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

Cambodia

Angkor Wat
Siem Reap, Cambodia (via Hahli9)
Angkor Wat Cambodia photography by hahli9 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

China

Great Wall
China (via Jmdiocos)
Great Wall of China photograpy 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

Brazil

Christ on the Corcovado
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (via Kalamu)
Christ on the Corcovado Rio de Janeiro Brazil 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

Canada

Niagara Falls
Canada, USA borders (via Flipkeat)
Niagara Falls Canada photography 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

Egypt

Sphinx Egypt
Giza, Egypt (via Matt Champlin)
Sphinx Egypt Photography 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

Great Pyramid of Giza
El Gizeh, Egypt (via Matt Champlin)
Great Pyramid of Giza photography 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

England

Bank of England
London, England (via Acuity)
Bank Of England  London by Acuity 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

St Paul Cathedral
London, England (via Spendavis)
St Paul Cathedral England photography 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

Stonehenge
Salisbury Plain, England (via Thpeter)
Stonehenge England travel photography 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

Buckingham Palace
London, England (via Robert Beardwell)
Buckingham Palace by robertbeardwell 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

Big Ben
London, England (via Paweldomaradzki)
Big Ben and the sky photography  by paweldomaradzki 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

France

Arc de Triomphe
Paris, France (via Allard One)
Golden Arches photography by Allard One 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

Eiffel Tower
Paris, France (via Dje514)
Eiffel Tower by night HDR by Dje514 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

Notre Dame
Paris, France (via Jpgmn)
Notre Dame de Paris by jpgmn 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

Germany

The Brandenburg Gate
Berlin, Germany (via Gdphotography)
The Brandenburg Gate panoramic photograph by Gdphotography 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

Neuschwanstein
Fuessen, Germany (via Wohli)
Neuschwanstein Germany photography by wohli 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

Greece

Acropolis of Greece
Athens, Greece (via Darrell Godliman)
Acropolis of Greece photography by Darrell Godliman 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

India

Taj-Mahal
India (via Gilad)
Eternal Love Taj Mahal India Photography by gilad 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

Sahib Golden Temple
Amritsar, India (via Angad)
Harmandir Sahib Golden Temple photography 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

Italy

Colosseum
Rome, Italy (via Joanot)
Colosseum Italy photography 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

Leaning Tower of Pisa
Pisa, Italy (via Crimsonlipstain)
Leaning Tower of Pisa by CRIMSONlipstain 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

Sistine Chapel
Rome, Italy (via R.o.b.e.r.t.o.)
Sistine Chapel Rome Photography 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

Japan

The Great Buddha
Kamakura, Japan (via Theraider)
The Great Buddha of Japan by TheRaider 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

Jordan

Petra
Jordan (via Mikeb79)
Petra I by mikeb79 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

Mexico

Chichen Itza
Yucatan State, Mexico (via Mananetwork)
Chichen Itza Mexico Photography 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

Peru

Machu Picchu
Cuzco, Peru (via Szeke)
Machu Picchu Cuzco Peru photography 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

Russia

Kremlin
Moscow, Russia (via InObrAS)
Moscow Kremlin by inObrAS 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

Snowy Cathedral
Moscow, Russia (via Soleterranean)
Snowy Cathedral of StBasil 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

Saudi Arabia

Masjid AL Haram
Makkah, Saudi Arabia (via Twip)
Masjid AL Haram landmark photography 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

Scottland

Balmoral Castle
Aberdeenshire, Scotland (via John Rogers)
Balmoral Castle photography 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

Spain

Alhambra
Granada, Spain (via Photoskimo)
Alhambra Spain HDR photography 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

Casa Mila
Barcelona, Spain (via R.Duran)
Casa Mila Landmark photography by R Duran 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

Turkey

Blue Mosque
Istanbul, Turkey (via Dleiva)
Blue Mosque by Dleiva 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

Hagia Sophia
Istanbul, Turkey (via Lady Gigi)
Hagia Sophia Turkey photography by Lady Gigi 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

United States of America

Capitol Hill
Washington, DC, USA (via Gursesl)
Capitol Hill Sunset photography by gursesl 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

The White House
Washington, D.C, USA (via xlivingdeadgirl)
The White House II by xLivingDeadGirl 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

Statue Of Liberty
New York, USA (via PortraitOfaLife)
Statue Of Liberty black and white photography 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

Grand Canyon
Arizona, USA (via MLGn00beater)
Grand Canyon photography by MLGn00beater 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

Empire State Building
New York, USA (via Arnold Pouteau)
Empire State Building black and white photography 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

Golden Gate Bridge
San Francisco, USA (via Kaoni701)
Golden Gate Bridge photography 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

Central Park
New York, USA (via Kw~ny)
Central Park photography 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

Venezuela

Angel Falls
Bolivar State, Venezuela (via Michael Anderson)
Angel Falls photography by Michaelanderson 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls
Zambia, Zimbabwe (via Botswanaodyssey)
Victoria Falls Aerial Photography 45 Awe Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

A Call for more

The showcase here are probably just scratching the surface of what’s best out there. But this collection is limited by my researches based on what I know and what I’ve heard of. So this is a call for more – If you think there are some notable landmarks worth mentioning that I’ve missed out, please drop a comment below. Thanks!

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