45 Awe-Inspiring Landmarks Around The World

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.

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.

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Ayers Rock. Australia

Image source: Floydian

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Sydney Opera House. Sydney, Australia

Image source: Gun Sydney

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Angkor Wat. Siem Reap, Cambodia

Image source: Hahli9

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Great Wall of China, China

Image source: Jmdiocos

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Christ on the Corcovado. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Image source: Kalamu

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Niagara Falls. Canada, USA borders

Image source: Flipkeat

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Sphinx Egypt. Giza, Egypt

Image source: Matt Champlin

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Great Pyramid of Giza. El Gizeh, Egypt

Image source: Matt Champlin

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Bank of England. London, England

Image source: Acuity

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St Paul Cathedral. London, England

Image source: Spendavis

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Stonehenge. Salisbury Plain, England

Image source: Thpeter

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Buckingham Palace. London, England

Image source: Robert Beardwell

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Big Ben. London, England

Image source: Paweldomaradzki

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Arc de Triomphe. Paris, France

Image source: Allard One

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Eiffel Tower. Paris, France

Image source: Dje514

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Notre Dame. Paris, France

Image source: Jpgmn

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The Brandenburg Gate. Berlin, Germany

Image source: Gdphotography

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Neuschwanstein. Fuessen, Germany

Image source: Wohli

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Acropolis of Greece. Athens, Greece

Image source: Darrell Godliman

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Taj-Mahal. India

Image source: Gilad

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Sahib Golden Temple. Amritsar, India

Image source: Angad

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Colosseum. Rome, Italy

Image source: Joanot

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Leaning Tower of Pisa. Pisa, Italy.

Image source: Crimsonlipstain

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Sistine Chapel. Rome, Italy

Image source: R.o.b.e.r.t.o.

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The Great Buddha. Kamakura, Japan

Image source: Theraider

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Petra. Jordan

Image source: Mikeb79

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Chichen Itza. Yucatan State, Mexico

Image source: Mananetwork

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Machu Picchu. Cuzco, Peru.

Image source: Szeke

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Kremlin. Moscow, Russia

Image source: InObrAS

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St. Basil’s Cathedral. Moscow, Russia

Image source: Soleterranean

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Masjid AL Haram. Makkah, Saudi Arabia

Image source: Twip

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Scottland

Balmoral Castle. Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

Image source: John Rogers

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Spain

Alhambra. Granada, Spain.

Image source: Photoskimo

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Casa Mila. Barcelona, Spain

Image source: R.Duran

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Blue Mosque. Istanbul, Turkey

Image source: Dleiva

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Hagia Sophia. Istanbul, Turkey

Image source: Lady Gigi

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Capitol Hill. Washington, DC, USA

Image source: Gursesl

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The White House. Washington, D.C, USA

Image source: xlivingdeadgirl

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Statue Of Liberty. New York, USA

Image source: PortraitOfaLife

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Bryce Canyon. Utah, USA

Image source: MLGn00beater

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Empire State Building. New York, USA

Image source: Arnold Pouteau

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Golden Gate Bridge. San Francisco, USA

Image source: Kaoni701

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Central Park. New York, USA

Image source: Kw~ny

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Angel Falls. Bolivar State, Venezuela

Image source: Michael Anderson

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Victoria Falls. Zambia, Zimbabwe

Image source: Botswanaodyssey

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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, do contact us. Thanks!

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