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10 most Famous Monuments in the World

  • The Kaaba (Masjid al-Haram) is a cuboid-shaped building in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, and is the most sacred site in Islam, oldest and top the most Famous monuments.
  • Taj Mahal “crown of palaces“, world heritage site is a white marble mausoleum located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India.
  • The Egyptian pyramids are ancient pyramid-shaped masonry structures located in Egypt.
  • The Great Wall of China is a series of fortifications made of stone, brick, tamped earth, wood, and other materials.
  • Angkor Thom (Big Angkor) is a 3km2 walled and moated royal city and was the last capital of the Angkorian empire.
  • The Acropolis hill, so called the “Sacred Rock” of Athens, is the most important site of the city and constitutes one of the most recognizable monuments.
  • The National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall was erected in memory of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek, former President of the Republic of China.
  • The Potala Palace is located in Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region, China. It is named after Mount Potalaka, the mythical abode of Chenresig or Avalokitesvara.
  • The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World was a gift of friendship from the people of France to the people of the United States and is a symbol of freedom.
  • The Sultan Ahmed Mosque is an historical mosque in Istanbul, the largest city in Turkey and the capital of the Ottoman Empire (from 1453 to 1923).
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