Top World Attractions

Famous places of interest, sights and landmarks around the world

Angkor Wat
Angkor Wat is a temple and popular tourist attraction located in Angkor, Cambodia. The temple was built for King Suryavarman II in the early 12th century. ...>
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Canals of Venice
Venice, Italy, is known to be one of the most magical place on earth. Sitting in the Adriatic Sea like a vision (especially if one first approaches it ...>
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Acropolis of Athens
Greece is the home to a number of acropolises or 'high cities', yet no visit to Greece would be complete without taking in the ancient splendor of the ...>
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Petra
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Petra is a top tourist attraction in Jordan. It is tucked behind a wall of rugged mountains, a well-kept secret that continues to beckon to tourists because ...>
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Great Wall of China
Ever wanted to see one of the most magnificent works of art in the world? The Great Wall of China is a work of art and is one that must be seen when you ...>
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Taj Mahal
As you approach the famous Taj Mahal of India, your eyes will be drawn up to the incredible white dome which rises in the center, flanked on each side ...>
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Machu Picchu
Located high above the Urubamba Valley in Peru , the Incan city of Machu Picchu is the most popular tourist attraction in the country. This ancient city ...>
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Mount Everest
About 60 million years ago (give or take a few million years), Mount Everest was formed, giving Earth one of its most spectacular natural landmarks. The ...>
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Grand Canyon
The Grand Canyon is one of the most popular National Parks in the United States of America. Like all National Parks, the Grand Canyon was not always the ...>
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Rio Carnival
Traveling around the world, in search of the most famous, exciting, and down right fun places to visit, Rio de Janeiro's Carnival would be one of the finest ...>
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Intramuros
Intramuros, located along Pasig River's southern bank, refers to the inner part of the walls of Manila, Philippines. When the Spanish came to Manila, ...>
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Great Pyramids of Egypt
The great pyramids of Giza are the most famous pyramids in the world and attracts millions of tourists every year. They offer a mix of ancient history ...>
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Niagara Falls
Niagara falls is a gigantic waterfall straddling the US-Canadian border between the Ontario Province and New York State. While they are neither the steepest ...>
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Iguazu Falls
The spectacular South American Iguazu Falls, which are often compared to the great North American Niagara Falls, are considered a UNESCO World Natural ...>
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Galapagos Islands
A Galapagos Island tour, about 1,000 km off the western coast of Ecuador, offers a thoroughly unique experience. The only water park is the ocean, and ...>
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Corcovado & Christ The Redeemer Statue
"Corcovado" means hunchback and that is how this granite hill looks like. Its original name is Pinaculo da Tentacao or Pinnacle of Temptation. Corcovado ...>
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Serengeti Safari
The word "Serengeti" comes from a Masai word meaning "the place where the land runs on forever", and a Serengeti safari will reveal to you exactly the ...>
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Great Barrier Reef
Stretching around 2,300 kilometers along the northeastern coast of Australia, the Great Barrier Reef is the Earth’s largest living organism. It’s home ...>
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Forbidden City
Forbidden to outsiders no longer, enter the Forbidden City in the heart of Beijing, China, and see the former imperial palace, which now houses the Palace ...>
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Amazon Rainforest
The increasing attention that is given to the state of the world's environment has sparked interest in ecotourism – tours that serve people who want ...>
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Sydney Opera House
Australia’s most iconic building is the Sydney Opera House which nestles on the shores of Sydney Harbour at Bennelong Point. This multi-venue performing ...>
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Alhambra
The jewel of Moorish Spain and still one of the country's national treasures, the palace of Alhambra is the reason that most visitors come to Granada. ...>
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Timbuktu
When you say Timbuktu, what comes to mind is a place that is in the far reaches of the world. Some even think that Timbuktu is somewhat of a legend and ...>
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Westminster Palace & Clock Tower
Few of the places in the world can be considered as more popular a tourist attraction than The London Clock Tower, also known as "Big Ben", and the Westminster ...>
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Big Sur Region
The Big Sur region is located on the central region of the state of California in the United States. Considered as one of the most sparsely populated coastal ...>
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Statue of Liberty
The United States is home to many different icons that represent the country and have become some of the trademarks that many foreign countries use to ...>
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Lake Titicaca
The Lake Titicaca is one of the most spectacular, high altitude, Lake in the world. Lake Titicaca straddles two countries – the borders of both Peru ...>
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Arlington National Cemetery
The Arlington National Cemetery, located in Arlington, Virginia, is the final resting place of thousands of American military personnel, Native Americans, ...>
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Golden Gate Bridge
Man has made many wonders in the world. It takes determination to change the face of the world and create history through revolutionary steps. The Golden ...>
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Historic Quebec City
Historic Quebec, now a neighbourhood of larger Quebec City, was the complete main city in the 17th century. Centuries-old fortifications surround the old ...>
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Sistine Chapel
The Sistine Chapel in Rome is named for Sixtus IV della Rovere, who was Pope from 1471 to 1484. The interior walls of the chapel are covered in exquisite ...>
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Old Santiago de Compostela
Santiago de Compostela is located in northwest Spain. It has its own airport, approximately 11km southeast of the town. It is also accessible by walking ...>
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Stonehenge
There are many places in this world which receive a lot of visitors and are considered to be important tourist attractions. Some of the places are popular ...>
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Beagle canal
One of the great destinations in Argentina is the Beagle Canal, the climate is relatively consistent year around, and it has some great activities for ...>
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Cinque Terre
Located in the Liguria region of Italy, the predominant portion of the Cinque Terre is located on the coast of Italian Riviera. It also comprises of five ...>
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Yellowstone National Park
Untamed Adventure Awaits You Are you looking for a vacation that doesn't involve standing in long lines under the heat of a blazing sun, waiting for ...>
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India Gate
Another landmark of Lutyen's Delhi is the majestic stone archway set on the eastern end of Rajpath – India Gate. Everything about and around India Gate ...>
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Basilica Cistern
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Cocos Island
Cocos Island, Costa Rica, is located over 300 miles off the Costa Rican shore and is a part of the Puntarenas Canton. The island itself is uninhabited; ...>
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Qutub Minar
Towering high over an assortment of Afghan architectural marvels is the iconic Qutub Minar. Built by Qutub-Ud-Din-Aibak in 1199, with three more storeys ...>
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Angel Falls
Spilling out from its lofty height of some 980 meters, the water at Angel Falls provides much of the beauty of this, the tallest waterfall in the world. ...>
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Puente Nuevo Bridge
Puento Nuevo, also meaning the New Bridge in Spanish, runs across the Guadalevin River and the El Tajo gorge in the town of Ronda in Andalusia, Spain. ...>
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Kings Canyon
Located part way between Alice Springs and Uluru in Watarrka National Park is magnificent Kings Canyon, which boasts the deepest gorge in the Red Centre. ...>
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Tenochtitlán
Tenochtitlan is located in what is now the Federal District in Mexico, and was built on an island in Lake Texcoco. The capital of Mexico is built on top ...>
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Puerta Del Sol Gate
The Puerta Del Sol surrounds the city since the 15th century and is one of the most popular and busiest locations, not just amongst tourists but also with ...>
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La Mitad del Mundo
La Mitad del Mundo in Ecuador features a curious attraction – it lies smack in the middle of the world, which is exactly what La Mitad del Mundo means. ...>
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Barri Gòtic Medieval Quarter
The Gothic Medieval Quarter of Barcelona is part of the larger Old Barcelona, or Casc Antic district. Locally, the Gothic Medieval Quarter is called Barri ...>
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Villa Borghese
The Villa Borghese is a large natural park in Rome. It contains a few buildings, attractions and hosts the Galleria Borghese museum. It's main entrance ...>
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Leaning Tower of Pisa
The Pisa Tower, otherwise known as the Leaning Tower of Pisa, really was a labor of love, taking well over a hundred and fifty years to build. This tower ...>
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Lake Atitlan
Lake Atitlan… "Atitlan" in Mayan means a world of beauty and grandeur. It actually means "where the rainbow gets its colors". This magical place has ...>
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Palace of Versailles
The "City of light" is undoubtedly one of the world's most beautiful and fascinating cities - you could spend a lifetime here and not see everything that ...>
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Roman Forum
The Roman Forum, the heart of Rome. The citizens of ancient Rome spent a good part of their days there. The great place was surrounded with temples and ...>
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Playa Mayor
Plaza Mayor reflecting monumental Madrid, Spain, is the center of the city. Originally known as Plaza Del Arabal, was redesigned after a series of fires. ...>
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Great Blue Hole
The Great Blue Hole is a humongous underwater sinkhole that lies just 60 miles in the Caribbean Sea off the coast of beautiful Belize. This hole, which, ...>
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Sugar Loaf Mountain
Glide along the city of Rio de Janeiro aboard one of the cable cars from Sugar Loaf Mountain. Pao de Acucar (or Sugar Loaf Mountain) is one of the popular ...>
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Trevi Fountain
The Trevi Fountain is one of the most popular and photographed fountain in the world. This grand fountain, most likely the most beautiful one in Rome, ...>
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Easter Island
Walking with the statues on Easter Island Shimmering luminous days on an island thousands of miles from anywhere… Unspoiled natural beauty in a tropical ...>
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Mount Fuji
Like a king resplendent in all his glory, Mount Fuji stands majestically and proudly covered in a robe of snow. And like courtiers of old, artists, mountain ...>
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La Sainte Chapelle
A jewelry box. A light show. A diamond reflecting the light with its many facets. This is La Sainte Chapelle in Paris and more. It is best to visit ...>
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Florence's Duomo
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore The skyline of Florence (Firenze), Italy wouldn't be the same without the stunning Cathedral or Duomo that so personifies ...>
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Musee d'Orsay
Musee d'Orsay in Paris, France, is a museum located in what used to be a railway station, the Gare d'Orsay. This museum boasts of a huge collection of ...>
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Museo del Prado
The Museo del Prado, or Prado Museum, is located on the Calle Ruiz de Alarcón in Madrid. It is arguably Spain's most famous art museum. To reach Museo ...>
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Taipei 101
Taipei 101 (臺北 101) now takes the 3rd place of world's top building but it has been at the 1st place during 2004 -2010. It is also known by its green ...>
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Alcatraz Prison
Get ready for Alcatraz. For all its checkered history and infamy, Alcatraz is one of San Francisco's main tourist draws and favorite landmarks. What ...>
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The Old Port of Genoa
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CN Tower
The CN Tower is the tallest free-standing infrastructure in all of Canada. Resembling the Space Needle in Seattle, the CN Tower is considered as one of ...>
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Laguna Colorada
The Laguna Colorada is located in the Andean plateaus of Bolivia, just southwest of it. It is within Eduardo Avaroa Andean Fauna National Reserve near ...>
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White House
The White House is the official residence and workplace of the United States of America's Presidents, except for George Washington, who lived in Philadelphia, ...>
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Pacaya Volcano
Pacaya Volcano is one of Guatemala's most active volcanoes, as it is almost always in the state of eruption. The Pacaya rises to a height of over 2,500 ...>
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Bay of Fundy
The Bay of Fundy is one of Canada's greatest natural treasures. It is a 170 mile long swath of coastline that stretches from Nova Scotia to New Brunswick. ...>
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Alpayamo
Alpamayo Mountain Peak in Peru is a place of ethereal beauty and splendor. At its peak, you may just reach the "roof of the world". It has the distinction ...>
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Red Fort
Another one of Shah Jahan's architectural masterpieces in the area is the Red Fort (Lal Qila). "If there is paradise on the face of this earth, it is ...>
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Centre Pompidou
The Centre Georges Pompidou is to be found at the Beaubourg area of Paris, France. It is near Marais and Les Halles at the IVe arrondissement. This controversial ...>
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Jiuzhai Valley
Tucked away in the mountains of the northern part of the Sichuan Province of China is the Jiuzhai Valley (or Jiuzhaigou National Park). It is a haven ...>
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Dinosaur Provincial Park
Don't you just sometimes wish life didn't move quite so fast? What if you could step into a different world? A world in existence a very long time ago: ...>
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Napa Valley
The Napa Valley is part of Napa County situated north of the San Francisco Bay area. Considered as one of the original counties that comprised the state ...>
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Promenade de la Croisette
The first thing that comes to mind when you say Cannes is the Cannes Film Festival, with all its glitz and glamour. And yes, La Croisette is very much ...>
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Disney World
Magic – this is what Disney is all about. To be in Disney is to be a child again. And this is all the more seen at The Disney Resort Complex in Orlando, ...>
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Death Valley
The Death Valley is perhaps the most popular desert region in the United States. Situated in the southwestern part of the country in between the borders ...>
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Sydney Tower Eye
Soaring above the city skyline as Sydney’s tallest structure, the Sydney Tower Eye measures in at 309 meters. It features a 360-degree observation deck ...>
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Spanish Steps
The Spanish Steps is another very popular attraction that is located in the heart ("Centro Historico") of Rome. It is also one of Rome's favourite romantic ...>
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American Independence Museum
Located in Exeter, New Hampshire, the American Independence Museum is one of the Historic landmarks in the area. It is one acre that contains the Folsom ...>
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Piazza San Marco
The emperor Napoleon supposedly described it as "the finest drawing room in all of Europe" and if you visit Piazza San Marco in Venice, it's easy to agree ...>
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Parque del Buen Retiro
Parque del Buen Retiro is located in the heart of Madrid, Spain. It is best accessed through the Alcala Gate. You can reach it by taking the metro to ...>
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Montjuïc
Montjuïc is a large hill and wooded area located southeast of the center of Barcelona in Spain. Parts of Montjuïc overlook the Mediterranean Sea. Montjuïc ...>
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Monserrate
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
Situated in the heart of the Red Centre is the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. It includes one of Australia’s most iconic ...>
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Banff National Park
Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada offers activities in summer and in winter that will likely please nearly everyone in the family. If you decide to ...>
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In Ullungdo Island, South Korea, wonder and beauty awaits. Here, you can get plenty of sun, sea, sumptuous food and beautiful scenery for you to feast ...>
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Jardins des Plantes
Visit the oldest garden in all of France – the Jardins des Plantes in Montpellier in the Languedoc-Rousillon region. It may come as a surprise to most ...>
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Lincoln Park is one of the best residential neighborhoods in Chicago, Illinois. It features vintage townhomes that offer single family and apartment-style ...>
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The Conciergerie is a fortress in Paris, France that used to house kings and subsequently prisoners. It served as the Royal Apartments prior to the completion ...>
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La Sagrada Familia
La Sagrada Família, or Church of the Holy Family, is located in central Barcelona. Take the metro line 2 or 5 to the Sagrada Família stop. Admission ...>
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Undoubtedly the most famous avenue in the world, Champs-Elysees in Paris, France, is blessed with a unique elegance and charm. That is also why it is ...>
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Legoland Discovery Center is located in Schaumberg, Illinois about 30 miles northwest of Chicago just off I-90/94W. This is just one of Legoland's locations, ...>
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Mont Saint-Michel, France, as seen from afar, is mystical, imposing and magical. It stands majestic as it gazes down from its lofty heights. It stands ...>
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The Seoul Festival of Lights, organized by The Seoul foundation for Arts and Culture, is the biggest winter festival in Seoul, South Korea. Title: 2009 ...>
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St. Mark's Basilica
The Basilica di San Marco ("St. Mark's Basilica" in English), right next to St. Mark's Square and near the Doge's Palace, is the most famous of Venice's ...>
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Basilique Sacre Coeur is a revered landmark in Paris, France. The Basilica of the Sacred Heart marks the city's highest point, on top of the hill of Montmartre. ...>
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Eiffel Tower
The Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, was constructed by Alexander-Gustave Eiffel in commemoration of the French Revolution, and completed in 1889 at a cost ...>
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