Can You Match the Picture to Where in the World It Was Taken?

By: Tasha Moore
Estimated Completion Time
3 min
Tokyo Tower Where in the world is this location?
Tokyo Tower, Japan
Japan's Tokyo Tower is a lofty symbol of the city's economic prosperity since World War II. The tower is home to a number of broadcasting companies that service the Kanto region of Japan.
Great Wall, China
Buckingham Palace, England
Colosseum, Rome

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London Eye Can you identify this famous spot?
London Eye
As it boldly contrasts the old-world architecture of its home city, the London Eye is one of the city's most popular tourist attractions. The 443-foot observation wheel is situated along the South Bank of London's River Thames and was the prominent landmark symbol of the August 2012 Olympic Games.
Niagara Falls
Yellowstone National Park
Versailles

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St Peters Basilica Try to quickly choose this holy venue.
Big Ben
Empire State Building
St. Peter's Basilica
Pope Julius II installed the first stone of St. Peter's Basilica in 1506, and Pope Urban VIII consecrated the structure in 1626. Michelangelo designed the Vatican City basilica's dome, and the Papal Basilica of St. Peter in the Vatican is the biggest Catholic church in the world, spanning 452 feet wide and 614 feet long.
Colosseum

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La Sagrada Familia Is it a challenge for you to identify this landmark?
Tokyo Tower
Notre Dame
La Sagrada Familia
Architect Antoni Gaudi designed La Sagrada Familia, which is one of Europe's tallest religious buildings. Located in Barcelona, Spain, the cathedral's first stone was laid in 1882 and has been in development for over 130 years.
Little Mermaid

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Kilimanjaro Try to guess which natural wonder this is.
Arc de Triomphe
Kilimanjaro
Uhuru Peak is the highest peak of Mount Kilimanjaro, standing at 19,340 feet. Some 20,000 climbers arrive in Tanzania, Africa each year to brave Mount Kilimanjaro. Seventy percent of all climbers who seek to master Uhuru Peak are successful.
Pyramids of Giza
The Alps

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Burj Al Arab Hotel Do you know where this picture was taken?
Willis Tower
Pompeii
Burj Al Arab Hotel
Considered by many as the world's most luxurious hotel, Burj Al Arab Hotel in Dubai was constructed to resemble a bulging sail. The skyscraper includes 202 suites and is illuminated at night with choreographed lighting.
Madrid Palace

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Trevi Fountain Can you identify this place?
Mont St. Michel
Trevi Fountain
The Trevi Fountain is one of Rome's most famous tourist attractions. The 18th-century fountain includes sculptures of tritons, Corinthian columns and a giant statue of Neptune, the Roman god of freshwater and the sea.
Chapel Bridge
Atomium

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Neuschwanstein Castle See if you can choose the correct name of this place.
Neuschwanstein Castle
Neuschwanstein Castle is Schwangau, Germany's fairy-tale castle built by King Ludwig the II of Bavaria. Construction for the building started in 1869. Neuschwansteun Castle inspired Walt Disney to create Disneyland.
Winter Castle
Amalienborg Palace
Newgrange

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Machu Picchu What is this picture of?
Death Valley
Table Mountain
Machu Picchu
Nestled in Peru's Andes Mountains, Machu Picchu is the former retreat dwelling for the elite rulers of the Incan Empire. The name for the well-preserved royal ruins means "old Mountain Peak" in the Incan language of Quechua.
Everglades National Park

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Niagara Falls Can you quickly figure out the name of this location?
Iguazu Falls
Kilimanjaro
Niagara Falls
The cataracts of Niagara Falls, New York are considered one of the world's seven natural wonders. The majestic waterfalls attract hundreds of tourists daily and lie approximately 84 miles southeast of Toronto, Canada.
Mount Everest

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Mont St Michel Can you select the correct locale among these options?
Acropolis
Ko Tao
Mont St. Michel
Three million tourists visit Mont St. Michel, which ascends from the flatlands of Normandy along France's Atlantic coast. The monastery 's granite surfaces have survived for 1,000 years.
Mykonos

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Petronas Twin Towers Where on earth are these modern marvels?
Statue of Liberty, U.S.
St. Basil's Cathedral, Russia
Taj Mahal, India
Petronas Twin Towers, Malaysia
The Petronas Twin Towers are the most recognizable structures of Kuala Lumpur's skyline. The megastructures, which unofficially opened August 28, 1999, symbolize Malaysia's growing international prominence and are two of the tallest buildings in the world.

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Arena Di Verona Do you recognize this location?
Arena Di Verona
Arena Di Verona is a 2,000-year-old Roman amphitheater located in the Italian city of Verona. The historic coliseum features 16,000 seats and has served as a venue for anything from opera performances to gory gladiator exhibitions.
The Forbidden City
Louvre Museum
Manneken Pis

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Space Needle Try to correctly spot the name of this destination.
CN Tower
Burj Khalifa
Space Needle
The Space Needle is the symbol for Seattle, Washington, as well as for science and technological innovation. The Space Needle sponsored someone from the general public to fly into space for an event called "Space Race 2012," which celebrated the iconic structure's 50th Anniversary in 2012.
Petronas Twin Towers

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Alcatraz Is this setting familiar to you?
Westminster Abbey
Washington Monument
The Shard
Alcatraz
U.S. Attorney General Robert Kennedy shut down Alcatraz in 1963. The federal penitentiary, dubbed "The Rock," was slated for $3.5 million in renovations in 2010 to make the facility more accessible to the public. Alcatraz was an Army fortress in the 1800s and became a military prison in 1861.

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White Cliffs of Dover How well do you know the name of this site?
White Cliffs of Dover
The White Cliffs of Dover ascend 300 feet high as a solid white wall that fringes the city of Dover, England. The cliffs have served as a protective barrier for England, in general. The English military manned the tops of the cliffs after Germany conquered France in 1940.
Moai
Victoria Falls
Mount Etna

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Washington National Monument Can you guess the name of this location?
Washington National Monument
The U.S. Washington National Monument began as a private group project rather than a government enterprise. The Washington National Monument Society was founded in 1833 to finance the 178-foot monument, which was installed in the National Mall in the District of Columbia.
Lincoln Memorial
Bunker Hill Monument
Giant's Causeway

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The Gherkin The name of this site is ________?
Atomium
The Gherkin
The Gherkin is the very recognizable symbol of London's financial district. The 40-storied, pickle-shaped steel-and-glass property was formally known as 30 St Mary Axe and was put up for sale in August 2014 as a result of the global financial crisis.
Eiffel Tower
Empire State Building

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Temple Luxor How recognizable is this place to you?
Sagrada Familia
Temple Luxor
In 2015, a suicide bomber targeted the ancient Egyptian temple in Luxor, which contained several tourists and Egyptians at the time of the ambush. The New Kingdom pharaoh Amenhotep III was responsible for constructing much of the temple that largely serves as a backdrop for tourist shops today.
Arc de Triomphe
Stonehenge

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Moai of Easter Island Try to correctly choose the name of this wonderful site.
Stonehenge
Pyramids of Giza
Moai of Easter Island
There are 394 moai scattered about Rano Raraku, a volcanic cone which has a crater lake. Although some moai appear to only have heads, they are full figures partially buried in centuries of soil.
Acropolis

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Mount Vesuvius Is it a challenge for you to match the wonderful site to the image you see here?
Matterhorn
Mount Vesuvius
Mount Vesuvius is a volcano near Naples, Italy that last erupted in 1944. "Chicken Vesuvio" is the American chicken dish named for the volcano that produces a large amount of smoke during the cooking process.
Krakatoa
Kīlauea

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Angkor Wat What is the name of this unique site?
Mount Fuji
Rock of Gibraltar
Angkor Wat
Cambodia's Angkor Wat is a hand-carved stone mountain that ascends in three huge square banks. Thais ambushed the fortress several times in the 1300s and 1400s; in 1431, they booted the Khmer regime that was based there. The Khmer people soon relocated to Phnom Penh.
Potala Palace

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Petra How well do you know this place?
Ponte Vecchio
Santorini
Petra
Petra, which is the Greek term for "rock," was the spiritual capital of the Nabateans, an ancient culture that once dominated much of the region now known as Jordan. Built by affluent spice merchants in ancient times, Petra was constructed as a network of huge monuments, trading zones and tombs.
Juliet's Balcony

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Potala Palace Do you know which is the right title among these choices?
Bran Castle
Potala Palace
Potala Palace of Lhasa is one of Tibet's most famous landmarks and had served as the Dalai Lama's residence during winter months. People who visit the Chinese-controlled monastery are required to walk in a counterclockwise direction.
Prague Castle
Winter Palace

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Hagia Sophia Try to quickly identify the designation of this location.
Colosseum
Hagia Sophia
The Hagia Sophia is a 1,500-year-old building located in Istanbul, Turkey. The structure is adorned with high-rising minarets and massive buttresses. Its name translates from Greek to mean "Sacred Wisdom."
Notre Dame
Ruwanwelisaya

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Nyhavn Canal The name of this European marvel is ________?
Nyhavn Canal
The more than 200-years-old Nyhavn is a picturesque waterway in Copenhagen, Denmark whose name means "new harbor." Old homes and small shops line the banks of the canal, which is a popular hangout spot for beer drinkers.
Tower Bridge
Mont St. Michel
Rialto Bridge

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Wailing Wall What is this place?
Wailing Wall
The Wailing Wall, or Western Wall, is a religious shrine in Jerusalem. At the end of World War I in 1929, the British Mandate for Palestine decreed that "in certain Jewish circles the right to pray has ... become linked with the claim of actual ownership of the Wall."
Berlin Wall
Capitol Hill
Trevi Fountain

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Bridge of Sighs How well do you know the name of this place?
Brooklyn Bridge
Bridge of Sighs
Venice, Italy is home to the Baroque-styled Bridge of Sighs. The bridge, which spans the narrow Rio di Palazzo waterway, was constructed in 1600s by Italian architect Antonio Contino.
Rialto Bridge
Sydney Harbor Bridge

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Spanish Steps The name of this place was debated at one point. Can you identify what it's called?
Kronborg Castle
Santorini
Spanish Steps
The Spanish Steps are a set of steps that extend from the Piazza di Spagna, a modern-day square in Rome, Italy that was once a bullring. Religious authorities named the Spanish Steps such because the Spanish Embassy was located in the square below.
Tsarskoye Selo

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Bryce Canyon National Park
Utah's Bryce Canyon National Park is situated in the state's south-central region. The park spans roughly 35,835 acres, and its elevation levels range between 6,600 and 9,100 feet. A 1923 presidential declaration originally established the park as a national monument.
Redwood National Park
Everglades National Park
Little Mermaid

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Giant's Causeway Can you match this image to any of these choices?
Stonehenge
Kayenta Formation
Angels Landing
Giant's Causeway
A series of basalt rock formations located in northern Ireland that are collectively known as Giant's Causeway have existed for 60 million years. Formed from vigorous volcanic activity, the mysterious rocks have been a source of inspiration for many philosophers, writers and scientists.

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Alhambra See if you can correctly choose the name of this place.
Versailles
Pompeii
Alhambra
The medieval city of Alhambra in Spain is a Moorish architectural wonder. 700 years ago, Moors built Alhambra, which was their last fortress in Europe. Today, the city is home to a broad mixture of cultures.
Angkor Wat

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Atomium Do you recognize this image?
Cloud Gate
Oriental Pearl Tower
Atomium
Rising 335 feet high, the Atomium structure in Brussels, Belgium is a magnified replica of an iron molecule. Designed by Belgian engineer Andre Waterkeyn, the formation was placed on the northern edge of the city in 1958.
Gateway Arch

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Amalienborg Palace A museum exists somewhere inside. Do you know what this place is called?
Kronborg Castle
Tivoli Gardens
Amalienborg Palace
Copenhagen's Amalienborg Palace is the official home of Queen Margrethe II and the rest of the Danish royal family. Twelve of the palace rooms were converted into a museum and opened to the public in the spring of 1994.
Berlin Cathedral

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Millau Bridge Is it hard for you to name this bridge?
Millau Bridge
France's Millau Bridge spans 1.6 miles through the Massif Central mountains and allows travelers to ride 891 feet above Southern France's Tarn River valley. British architect Norman Foster designed the concrete-and-steel structure.
Chapel Bridge
London Bridge
Sydney Harbor Bridge

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Blue Mosque of Istanbul What is this destination?
Summer Palace
Berlin Cathedral
Blue Mosque of Istanbul
The 15th-century Blue Mosque of Sultan Ahmet was erected on a site where the palace of the city of Septimus Severus once stood in present-day Istanbul. On November 29, 2014, Pope Francis visited the Turkish mosque as a show of solidarity with Turkey.
Florence Cathedral

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Kremlin What is the right label for this place?
Windsor Castle
Kremlin
The Kremlin of Moscow, Russia is 58 acres of several cathedrals which construction started on in 1147. The complex holds national treasures that date back hundreds of years to the consecutive reigns of Russian czars.
Westminster Abbey
Pentagon

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Prague Castle Can you name this famous political venue correctly?
Kronborg Castle
Prague Castle
Prague Castle of the Czech Republic serves as seat to the country's government. During Communist rule, the castle was closed off completely to the public. Prague Castle is planted on a hill across from the Charles Bridge.
Bran Castle
Amalienborg Palace

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Everglades National Park Is it a challenge for you to choose the right location from these options?
Everglades National Park
Everglades National Park is a vast stretch of 1.5 million acres of wetlands, which opened to the public in 1947. Years prior, in 1934, President Franklin D. Roosevelt approved legislation that made the Florida park possible.
Blue Lagoon
Newgrange
Yellowstone National Park

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Lascaux Caves The name of this site is _______?
Machu Picchu
Matterhorn
Mount Everest
Lascaux Caves
Lascaux is a network of Paleolithic caverns in southwestern France. There exists replicas of the original caves, which the French government closed to the public in 1963 due to years of damage from carbon dioxide erosion and human vandalism.

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