The Great Pyramid of Giza is one of the most prominent landmarks in the African continent. Situated on the banks of river Nile,it symbolizes the Nile
Famous for its sightseeing destination, the Roman Colosseum is a symbol of Italy and a marvelous icon of Roman civilization.
Located in Beijing, Temple of Heaven has been one of the most popular holy places for people of Beijing for over five centuries. It was built during the reign of Yongle Emperor, between 1406 and 1420. During the establishment of the temple, it was named as the Temple of Heaven and Earth, but during the reign of JiaJing Emperor, it was renamed as Temple of Heaven. JiaJing Emperor also built complexes for the moon, sun and earth. The Temple of Earth is situated in North Beijing whereas the temples of moon and sun can be found in the Western and Eastern part of Beijing. During the Second
Machu Picchu, also referred as “The Lost City of the Incas” is a pre-Columbian Inca site situated in Peru, South America. This UNESCO World Heritage site is located at 2,430 meters and is considered as the icon of the Inca World. According to most of the archeologists, the site was built as an estate for Pachacuti who was the ninth Sapa Inca of the Inca Empire. Machu Picchu’s primary buildings are the Room of the Three Windows, the Temple of the Sun and the Intihuatana. Hiram Bingham, the American archaeologist rediscovered these remarkable ruins in 1911. The construction
Completed in 1932, the Sydney Harbour Bridge is one of the popular landmarks of Sydney. This bridge connects the North Shore residential and commercial areas with Sydney CBD (Central Business District). Prior to the construction of the bridge the only link which was used to connect these two areas was ferry or a 12 ½ mile road route which involved crossing of five bridges on the way. Many Sydney residents know the bridge as “the Coathanger” due to its arch-based design. Opened in 1932, this half-through arch bridge carries bicycle, vehicular, pedestrian and rail traffic. The architect