10 famous landmarks across the world

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By Srimoyee Chowdhury
Published January 31, 2021

Hindustan Times

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Taj Mahal, India

Situated in the city of Agra, this marvel of white marble was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan

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 Eiffel Tower, France

Completed in 1889, this colossal metal tower is the central attraction in the city of Paris

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Great Wall of China

This place is among the most-visited tourist spots in the world

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Leaning tower of Pisa, Italy

Built with marble, this iconic monument is among the Seven Wonders of the World

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Pyramids of Giza, Egypt

The Pyramids of Giza, constructed about 4,500 years ago, are relics of Egypt's Old Kingdom era

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Sydney Opera House, Australia

The construction of this iconic structure, which started in 1959, took 14 years to complete

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Statue of Liberty, USA

This famous statue is a symbol of friendship between the US and France

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Easter Island Moai, Chile

These statues of men carved out of huge pieces of rocks have beguiled people for ages

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Mount Rushmore, USA

Carved into the side of this large mountain are faces of four former United States presidents who played important roles in American History. They are George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt

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Angkor Wat, Cambodia

It is an enormous temple complex located in the city of Siem Reap

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