Brihadishwara Temple

Brihadeeswarar (Thanjavur, India)

Most commonly refereed to as simply  The Big Temple, Brihadeeswarar Temple in Thanjavur, India, is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Brihadeeswarar Temple (sometimes spelled Brihadishvara Temple, also called Rajarajesvaram or Peruvudaiyar Kovil) was built by Raja

The Walls of Ávila

The Walls of Ávila (Ávila, Spain)

The Walls of Ávila, in central Spain are a well known and widely recognized symbol of the city, and it is highly likely that they are the main reason Ávila is one of the most

Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza (Yucatán, Mexico)

Located in the eastern portion of Yucatán state in Mexico, the ruins of Chichen Itza stand as the single greatest example of Mayan architecture. This sacred site was one of the greatest Mayan centers of the Yucatán

St Basil's Cathedral

Saint Basil’s Cathedral (Moscow, Russia)

Located on the edge of Red Square and just a stones throw from the Moscow River, Saint Basil’s Cathedral is one of the most recognized churches in the world, second only to St Peter’s Basilica in

Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal (Agra, India)

On the south bank of the Yamuna river in Agra, India sits the most famous mausoleum in the world.  Perhaps the greatest monument ever built for love and loss, the Taj Mahal, commissioned in 1632

The Tower of Pisa (Pisa, Italy)

The Tower of Pisa (Torre di Pisa) affectionately known as the Leaning Tower of Pisa is a freestanding bell tower of the cathedral in the city of Pisa in Italy.  Situated behind the cathedral in

The Statue of Liberty (New York, New York)

  The Statue of Liberty (French: La Liberté éclairant le monde), was a gift to the United States from the people of France and was dedicated on 28, October, 1886. The statue itself is technically called

Quito, Ecuador

Flanked by volcanoes and near the Galapagos Islands, Quito, Ecuador is one of the most unique cities in South America.  Located in the northern highlands in the Guayllabamab river basin, Quito is the closest capital

Fraser Island (Queensland, Australia)

Off the eastern coast of Queensland, Australia at over 120 km, Fraser Island in the largest sand island in the world.  Famous for its ribbons of colored sand, rocky cliffs, and freshwater pools this island

The Sydney Opera House

One of the most recognizable sites in the entire country, the Sydney Opera House was designed by Danish Architect Jørn Ulzon and opened on 20 October 1973.  The work was sanctioned by the government of