Eiffel Tower – France

The Eiffel Tower stands on the banks of the Seine River in Paris. It was built in 1889 for the World’s Fair which marked the 100 year anniversary of the French Revolution. The tower is named after its architect Alexandre Gustave Eiffel. The Eiffel Tower is considered an architectural wonder and attracts an estimated 7…

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Barbary Apes – Gibraltar

The Barbary Apes live on the upper portion of the Gibraltar Rock. While many people call them apes they are actually Macaques and are officially Barbary Macaques. The Barbary Macaques are probably Gibraltar’s most popular tourist attraction because they are the only wild monkey population in Europe. Barbary Macaques are normally found in North Africa…

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Senso-Ji Temple – Japan

Senso-ji Temple is the oldest and most famous temple in Tokyo. The temple was built in 645 A. D. and is dedicated to Kannon, the Buddhist goddess of mercy. The temple feature two impressive entry gates, a five story pagoda, the main hall, streets lined with vendors and lots of other features that would be…

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Brandenburg Gate – Germany

Brandenburg Gate is Berlin’s most famous landmark. It was built between 1788 and 1791 to enhance the entrance into the Boulevard Unter den Linden and is the only surviving gate of the 18 previous city gates. The gate is designed in classical Greek architecture and was inspired by the entrance of the Acropolis in Athens….

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Sydney Harbour Bridge – Australia

The Harbour Bridge crosses the Sydney Harbour and connects Sydney’s central business district and the North Shore. The construction of the bridge took 1,400 men eight years to build and was completed in 1932. The Sydney Harbour Bridge is the sixth longest spanning arch bridge in the world and is the tallest steel arch bridge…

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Sungnyemun Gate – South Korea

Sungnyemun Gate (also known as Namdaemun Gate) is located in central Seoul and is designated as the National Treasure of South Korea in 1962. The name Namdaemun means Gate of Exalted Ceremonies. Sungnyemun Gate is one of the four Great Gates of Seoul, the Heunginjimun Gate is the only other surviving gate. Construction on the…

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La Rambla Street – Spain

La Rambla Street is a tree-lined pedestrian street in central Barcelona and is one of the most popular attractions to visit in Barcelona. It begins at the Placa de Catalunya (Park of Catalonia) and stretches for 1.2 Kilometers (0.75 miles) where it ends at the Christopher Columbus Monument. A photo of the Park of Catalonia…

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Phnom Penh Royal Palace – Cambodia

The Royal Palace is located in Cambodia’s capital city of Phnom Penh and it is considered the pearl in the heart of Phnom Penh. The Royal Palace compound includes seven (7) Khmer-style ornate buildings sitting amongst manicured gardens surrounded by a yellow wall along the Tonle Sap River. The Palace serves as the King’s residence,…

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Miami’s South Beach

Miami’s South Beach is famous for attracting the rich and famous, young beach goers and crazy nightlife but it is also just a really fun place that has a lot to offer for almost everyone. The clear blue water and white sand beaches are a must-see for any visitor going to Miami and spending time…

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Auckland Skyline – New Zealand

Auckland is the largest city in New Zealand and is located on the Northern end of the North Island. The population of Auckland is around 1.6 Million which is approximately 1/3 of the total population of New Zealand. Auckland is based around two large harbors and is home to several sailing clubs. Actually, Auckland is…

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