Most Recognizable Tourist Attractions


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Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Corcovado, Christ the Redeemer, Atlantic ocean, Cityscape with Christ the Redeemer, Sugarloaf Mountain in the background

The Earth is filled with many tourist attractions. Some of them you heard of, some of them you haven’t. These are some of the most recognizable and best known tourist attractions on the world.

Christ The Redeemer In Rio De Janeiro                                                                                         The largest Art Deco sculpture in the world has become an icon of Rio. Not only it is impressive due to its size, but also the nature, surrounding Christ the Redeemer. The Sugarloaf Mountain, that you can reach by a cable car, is near and amazing panorama opens from the top of the hill.

Mount Fuji, Honshu Island, Japan

The highest mountain in country is an active volcano that last erupted in 1707. It has a cultural significance: for ages it has inspired artists and people still make pilgrimages to the mountain. It is a perfect symbol of the style Japan – a country, whose appreciation of nature blends incredibly well with culture and religion.

Uluru, Northern Territory, Australia                                                                                          The sandstone rock is a sacred site for the Native Australians, who believe that spirits of the dead live there. Climbing Uluru is a popular activity. However, the proposition to ban climbing has been considered lately. If you want to visit Uluru, you better hurry!

The Colosseum, Rome, Italy                                                                                                             Built in AD 70 the arena could hold 50 000 spectators! Today the Colosseum stands as the symbol of glorious Roman Empire and the bloody gladiator fights. It is also a real treat for those interested in history and archeology.

Stonehenge, Wiltshire, England                                                                                                     The enigmatic monument of Neolithic and Bronze Age, Stonehenge was a religious site. However, it still has many secrets and is a source of speculations about its purpose. One thing is for sure: the ancient stone structures still have a special effect on people.