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The Acropolis
   is situated in   
Greece
Athens. Known as the Sacred Rock. Three important ancient temples were erected there and still stand today - The Parthenon, The Erechtheion and The Temple of Nike.
The Alamo
   is situated in   
The U.S.A.
San Antonio Texas - Founded as a Spanish Mission
Alcatraz
   is situated in   
The U.S.A.
San Francisco, California - Alcatraz was America's leading maximum security prison from the mid 1930s till the mid 1960s. Alcatraz was host to many of America's most notorious criminals including Al Capone, George "Machine Gun" Kelly, and Henry Young.
The Anada Temple
   is situated in   
Burma
Bagan.The Anada Temple is part of the city of temples King Anawrahta had contructed after he converted to Buddhism in the 11th century
Angkor Wat
   is situated in   
Cambodia
Abondoned in 1431
The Arches National Park
   is situated in   
The U.S.A.
Utah. In 1929 President Herbert C. Hoover declared the Arches to be a National Monument until September 1969 when President Richard Nixon signed the bill declaring it a National Park.
The Arlington National Cemetery
   is situated in   
The U.S.A.
Virginia
The Banff National Park
   is situated in   
Canada
Alberta. Canada's first National Park and the world third. 6,641 square km of forests, valleys, glaciers, mountains and river systems.
Big Ben
   is situated in   
England
London. Big Ben is actually the bell in St Stephen's Tower but everyone calls the tower and clock that. Big Ben was first sounded on New Years Eve 1923. The numerals on the clock are 2 ft long and the copper arms are 14ft long.
The Big Nickel
   is situated in   
Canada
Sudbury
The Black Sea
   is situated in   
Bulgaria
Russia, Bulgaria, Romania & Turkey
The Blarney Stone
   is situated in   
Ireland
Cork. Visitors can kiss the stone, and so gain the poetic speech and ability to spin a fine tale for which the irish are famous. Hence the term 'Blarney' meaning a beautiful, but probably 'tall' tale.
The Brooklyn Bridge
   is situated in   
The U.S.A.
New York
Camp David
   is situated in   
The U.S.A.
Maryland. Presidential retreat, formerly known as Shangri-La. Renamed Camp David by President Eisenhower in honor of his grandson.
Cape Horn
   is situated in   
South America
Southernmost Point of Chile and of South America
The Carlsbad Caverns National Park
   is situated in   
The U.S.A.
New Mexico
Chateau De Versailles
   is situated in   
France
Île de France. Flamboyant home of the Sun King
Chernobyl
   is situated in   
Ukraine
The site of the greatest nuclear disaster in history.
The Colosseum
   is situated in   
Italy
Rome
Coney Island
   is situated in   
The U.S.A.
Brooklyn New York.
The Crazy Horse Memorial
   is situated in   
The U.S.A.
South Dakota
Death Valley
   is situated in   
The U.S.A.
California. Lowest, hottest and driest place in America
The Devil's Tower National Monument
   is situated in   
The U.S.A.
Wyoming. Featured in the film "Close Encounters of the Third Kind."
Disneyland
   is situated in   
The U.S.A.
Anaheim California.
Disney World
   is situated in   
The U.S.A.
Orlando, Florida
Dracula's Castle
   is situated in   
Romania
Transylvania
The Eiffel Tower
   is situated in   
France
Paris
Forbidden City
   is situated in   
China
Beijing. Former Imperial Palace, now houses the Palace Museum
The French Quarter
   is situated in   
The U.S.A.
New Orleans, Louisiana
The Gateway Arch
   is situated in   
The U.S.A.
St. Louis, Missouri
Gettysburg College
   is situated in   
The U.S.A.
Gettysburg College is actually located in Pennsylvania, only a short distance from the Gettysburg Battlefield.
The Golden Gate Bridge
   is situated in   
The U.S.A.
San Francisco, California
The Grand Teton National Park
   is situated in   
The U.S.A.
Wyoming
The Great Barrier Reef
   is situated in   
Australia
The Great Smokey Mountains
   is situated in   
The U.S.A.
North Carolina and Tennessee. The Park was formally dedicated to the people by President Franklin Roosevelt in 1940. Approximately 1,600 bears live in the park.
The Great Wall
   is situated in   
China
The Great Wall is found in about 1,500 miles North of China. It was originally built to keep Chinese in China and keep Mongolian invaders out.
The Guggenheim Museum
   is situated in   
The U.S.A.
New York
Hadrian's Wall
   is situated in   
England
Northumberland/Cumbria. 1800 year-old wall marking the Roman Empire's northern reach
The Hoover Dam
   is situated in   
The U.S.A.
Nevada
The Independence Angel
   is situated in   
México
México City. For the chaps who prefer a larger lady - she's 6.7m tall and weighs 7.2m tons.
Independence Hall
   is situated in   
The U.S.A.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The Leaning Tower
   is situated in   
Italy
Pisa. Construction began in 1173 but it took 200 years to build, with two significant pauses. It is the belltower to the cathedral and was constructed to stand upright, but due to the sub soil, has slowly been sinking over the centuries.
Loch Ness
   is situated in   
Scotland
Highlands. Home of "Nessie"
Machu Picchu
   is situated in   
Peru
Ancient Incan city situated at an elevation of 2350 metres
Mont-Saint Michel
   is situated in   
France
Normandy. Centuries-old abbey built on a tidal island
Mount Rainier
   is situated in   
The U.S.A.
Pierce County, Washington
Mount Vesuvius
   is situated in   
Italy
Pompeii
The Normandy American Cemetery
   is situated in   
France
St Laurent. The cemetery has 9387 burials of US Service Men and Women. it is the largest American cemetery from WWII.
The Outer Banks
   is situated in   
The U.S.A.
North Carolina
The Panama Canal
   is situated in   
Panama
The Canal was constructed in 2 stages; from 1881-88 by the French, then finished in 1904-14 by the Americans. There was a binding contract by the French and the Americans ensuring a perpetual lease of a 10 mile strip of the Panama for the Americans
The Parthenon
   is situated in   
Greece
Athens
The Piazza San Pietro
   is situated in   
The Vatican City
Plymouth Rock
   is situated in   
The U.S.A.
Massachusetts. Site of the Pilgrims landing in 1620.
Prague Castle
   is situated in   
The Czech Republic
The Rio Grande
   is situated in   
The U.S.A.
Texas
The Rose Bowl
   is situated in   
The U.S.A.
Pasadena, California
Sahara Desert
   is situated in   
Africa
Largest desert in the world
Spanish Steps
   is situated in   
Italy
Rome. Gathering place for Romans and tourists
The Sphinx
   is situated in   
Egypt
Giza. Built during the reign of Pharoah Khrafe (4th king of 4th dynasty), the face of the sphinx is a portrait of the king. It's a guardian figure that protects the tomb of Khrefe by keeping evil spirits away. The only surviving Seven Wonders of the World, it is the largest sculpted statue in the world today.
The Statue of Liberty
   is situated in   
The U.S.A.
New York
Stonehenge
   is situated in   
England
Salisbury Plain
St. Peter's Basilica
   is situated in   
The Vatican City
The Taj Mahal
   is situated in   
India
The most beautiful building in the world dedicated to love
The Thomas Jefferson Memorial
   is situated in   
The U.S.A.
Washington, D.C.
Tiananmen Square
   is situated in   
China
Beijing. Place of the protests and massacre of 1989
Torres Del Paine National Park
   is situated in   
Chile
Patagonia. 600,000 acres of pristine beauty just north of the southermost city in the world
Uluru
   is situated in   
Australia
Also known as Ayers Rock
The U.S. Capitol Building
   is situated in   
The U.S.A.
District of Columbia
The Vatican
   is situated in   
Italy
Rome. The Vatican is the smallest city in the world. It is comprised of only one street.
The Wailing Wall
   is situated in   
Israel
Old City of Jerusalem
The Yankee Stadium
   is situated in   
The U.S.A.
New York. "The House That Ruth Built" - after Babe Ruth
The Yellowstone National Park
   is situated in   
The U.S.A.
Wyoming, Idaho & Montana. Yellowstone National Park was opened in 1872 by President Ulysses S. Grant. It was the first National Park in the world. The Park is 2.2 million acres of wilderness.


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