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Quiz Famous Places

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Famous places quiz
 
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A domed marble mausoleum in India with Persian, Ottoman, Turkish and Indian architectural styles. Built in 1632.

2

A freestanding bell tower in the Italian city of Pisa known worldwide for its unintended tilt to one side.

3

Built as a tomb for Khufu, it was the tallest manmade structure for over 3, 800 years.

4

The Statue of Liberty was a gift to the people of the US from _______representing Libertas, the Roman goddess of freedom

5

An elliptical amphitheater built in 80 AD Rome

6

The Gateway Arch in St. Louis Missouri was built as a monument to the _____________

7

The Golden Gate Bridge is a ___________ bridge

8

The White House is the official residence and workplace for _______________

9

The Sydney Opera House was built in

10

Stonehenge, a prehistoric monument composed of a circular setting of large standing stones is located in______________

11

A temple dedicated to the Greek goddess Athena in Athens Greece

12

The Great Wall of China, a series of fortifications built along an east-to-west line across the northern borders of China was built in ____________

13

The Empire State Building in Manhattan New York was built in _______________

14

The monolithic Moai statues of Easter Island were built_________________

15

Known as the "City of the Incas" built in 15th Century Peru in the 15th Century

16

Mount Rushmore in South Dakota features which 4 presidents?

17

The tallest manmade structure in the world

18

A sovereign city-state in Rome, Italy with a population of just over 800. This City is the smallest independent state in the world by both area and population.

19

The center of political power in France from 1682 to 1789 after the French Revolution.

20

This site is one of the worlds largest, most visited art museums in the world and was originally built as a fortress.

21

Built in the 10th Century in Spain in 1942 this fortress' name means "the red one" or "red fortress"

22

This site in Cordoba, Spain was originally a pagan temple, then a mosque, and now is a Roman Catholic church.

23

The _______________ in Seattle Washington was originally built for the 1962 World's Fair. Visitors can reach the top to an observation deck with a rotating restaurant

24

Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus located at the summit of Montmartre, the highest point in the city of Paris

25

Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress is a complex of several buildings within two concentric rings of defensive walls and a moat.

26

A Gothic cathedral that took six centuries to complete in Milan, Italy

27

A Romanesque revival palace in Bavaria Germany built in the 19th Century

28

Two Chateaux in the Loire Valley of France

29

A complex at the heart of Moscow which includes four palaces, and four cathedrals including St. Basil's Cathedral serves as the official residence of the President of the Russian Federation

30

A Gothic church that serves as the traditional place of coronation and burial site for English monarchs


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