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Most Photographed Structures in the World

Most Photographed Structures

Eiffel Tower

This list is comprised of the most recognizable landmarks in the world. Be it a tower, statue, building, bridge, mausoleum or fortification, these structures are so iconic that they have become prominent symbols of their respective locations. Snap shots are mandatory whenever visiting these structures that have become  tourist destinations in themselves.

Eiffel Tower - Paris, France
Erected in 1889, this iron lattice tower is the most-visited paid monument in the world. More than 200,000,000 people have visited the tower since its construction.

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Big Ben

Big Ben - London, England
Big Ben is the nickname that refers to the great bell of the clock and its tower at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London. The Tower was dubbed as the most popular landmark in the United Kingdom and the most iconic film location in London.

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Empire State Building

Empire State Building - New York, USA
This 102-story skyscraper located in Midtown Manhattan, New York City stood as the world's tallest building for 40 years, from its completion in 1931 until the construction of the World Trade Center North Tower was completed in 1972. After the  September 11 attacks in 2001, the Empire State Building was again the tallest building in New York, until One World Trade Center reached a greater height on April 30, 2012.]The Empire State Building is currently the third-tallest completed skyscraper in the United States (after the Willis Tower and Trump International Hotel and Tower, both in Chicago), and the 22nd-tallest in the world (the tallest now is Burj Khalifa, located in Dubai). It is also the fourth-tallest freestanding structure in the Americas.

Most Photographed StructuresLondon Eye - London, England
This 135-metre Ferris wheel situated on the banks of the River Thames in London, is the tallest structure of its kind in Europe, and the most popular paid tourist attraction in the United Kingdom. it is visited by over 3.5 million people annually.

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Statue of Liberty

Statue of Liberty - New York, USA
This massive neoclassical sculpture on Liberty Island in New York Harbor is an icon of freedom and of the United States: a welcoming signal to immigrants arriving from abroad.

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Most Photographed Structures - Great Wall of China

Great Wall of China - Jinshanling, China
This 8,850 km fortified wall of stone, brick, tamped earth, wood, and other materials was connstructed to protect the Chinese Empire against intrusions by various nomadic groups or military incursions by various forces.

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Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal - Agra, India
This palatial structure of white marble in Agra, India was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan as the final resting place of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal.

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Notre Dame Cathedral

Notre Dame Cathedral - Paris, France
This cathedral is widely considered to be one of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture and among the largest and most well-known church buildings in the world.

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Brooklyn Bridge

Brooklyn Bridge - New York, USA
Completed in 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge is one of the oldest suspension bridges in the United States. It connects the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn by spanning the East River.

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Sydney Opera House

Sydney Opera House - Sydney, Australia
This performing arts venue in New South Wales is one of the most, if not the most, recognizable buildings in Australia.  The modern expressionist architecture was courtesy of Danish architect Jørn Utzon.

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