Do You Know What Country This Famous Building Is In?
About This Quiz
A city is only as great as its buildings and landmarks, right? Some buildings are so famous that they overshadow the city where they stand. In this quiz, we're going to name the building and you name the city. It's not going to be as easy as you think.
Okay, y'all. If you didn't get this one right, there's no hope for you. The famous Eiffel Tower was engineered by Alexandre Gustav Eiffel in 1889.
Statue of Liberty
Again, we're trying to build your confidence with this one. The Statue of Liberty is perhaps the most famous landmark in the United States.
The Taj Mahal is, by far, the most famous building in India. Some would say that it's the most beautiful in the world.
The most famous opera house
The most iconic opera house in the world is the Sydney Opera House in Australia. It was designed by Danish architect Jorn Utzon.
The Great Wall
The Great Wall of China passes through many cities! These include Qinghai, Gansu, Ningxia, Shaanxi, Inner Mongolia, Shanxi, Hebei, Beijing, Tianjin and Liaoning.
Big Ben is the towering landmark of London. It's the most famous clocktower in the world.
Christ the Redeemer
Christ the Redeemer is the most famous landmark in Brazil. It was built as a symbol of Brazilian Christianity.
The Gateway Arch
St. Louis, Missouri, is home to the famous Gateway Arch. It makes you want to meet someone in St. Louis, quite frankly.
Hagia Sophia is the most famous structure in Istanbul, Turkey. The landmark is a Greek Orthodox Christian patriarchal basilica.
Paris does it again with the Notre-Dame Cathedral. What would Victor Hugo have done without it?
One World Trade Center
One World Trade Center is not only a massive skyscraper, it's also steeped in deep history and meaning. No one will ever forget what happened on the ground where it now stands.
Westminster Abbey is located in London, of course. It's one of the most important and historic buildings in the U.K.
The White House
Okay, we all know that the White House is located in Washington, D.C. What we seem to take for granted is just how beautiful it is.
The Acropolis majestically pops out of the center of the sprawling city of Athens. The famous building atop the Acropolis is the Parthenon.
The Lotus Temple
The Lotus Temple is the most famous structure in New Delhi, India. It is a Bahá'í House of Worship that was dedicated in December 1986.
Treasury at Petra
Petra is also known as the Rose City. It's a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
The Colosseum is one of the most historic structures in Rome, Italy. You can almost hear the screams of dead gladiators.
Dome of the Rock
Dome of the Rock is located on the Temple Mount in the old city of Jerusalem. It's an Islamic shrine, and not a mosque.
Mosque of Córdoba
Here we're trying to boost your confidence yet again. The Mosque of Córdoba is naturally in Córdoba, Spain.
That was kind of challenging! The famous Pyramids of Giza are sometimes thought to be in Cairo. The three large pyramids were constructed between 2560 and 2540 BCE.
The Dresden Frauenkirche is one of the most famous buildings in Germany. It is a Lutheran church in Dresden, the capital of the German state of Saxony.
Centre Georges Pompidou
Centre Georges Pompidou is one of the most famous buildings in Paris. That being said, there are a LOT of famous buildings in Paris.
Here we have yet another famous museum in Paris, France. Warning: there will be more where that came from.
The stunning Château Frontenac is located in Québec, Canada. It's one of Canada's premier grand railway hotels.
Casa Milà is a famous Gaudi building in Barcelona, Spain. It's popularly known as La Pedrera or "open quarry".
Château de Chenonceau
This famous building majestically sits atop the River Cher. It's located in central France and is well worth the trip from Paris.
The Forbidden City is not just a building but a sprawling landmark. It's famously located in Beijing, China.
The funky Dancing House is also known as Fred and Ginger. It is the Nationale-Nederlanden building on the Rašínovo Embankment in Prague.
Sagrada Familía is another Gaudi masterpiece in Barcelona. This unfinished Roman Catholic church is as odd as it is beautiful.
The Shard of Glas is a 95-storey skyscraper in Southwark, London. London has the best names for its skyscrapers.
Niterói Contemporary Art Museum
Niterói Contemporary Art Museum is another famous building in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The futuristic design is like nothing you've ever seen!
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. It's located near Avranches.
St. Basil’s Cathedral
It doesn't get more Russian than St. Basil’s Cathedral. The Cathedral of Vasily the Blessed is located in the Red Square of Moscow.
New York City is the famous home of the Guggenheim Museum. It houses new and permanent exhibits each year.
The Gherkin, or 30 St Mary Axe, is a famous skyscraper in London. It's literally shaped like a gherkin, which is a small pickle.
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