All over the world, there are landmarks. Some are world famous whilst others are only known by the locals.
In this quiz, we’re testing your knowledge of global landmarks. We’re certain you’ll get some instantly, but we’ve also included some tricker landmarks. Look for clues in the photos and see whether you can get a high score.
Take the Global Landmarks Quiz
It’s time to activate your global landmark knowledge. Answer these 15 questions, then hit the ‘See my results’ button at the bottom to get your score.
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#1. In which island nation is this famous swimming pool located?
#2. In which city can you find this huge wooden structure?
It’s the Metropol Parasol in Seville, Spain. It’s 26 metres high and serves as a huge piece of art. Its makers claim it is the largest wooden structure in the world.
#3. Where can you find this famous landmark?
It’s Christ the Redeemer, a statue overlooking the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
#4. In which city can you see this scene?
It’s the Gateway of India in Mumbai, India, a 26m high triumphal arch built in 1911 to commemorate the landing of the first British monarch in India.
#5. Where can you find this biosphere?
This was a tricky one. It’s The Biosphere, a museum dedicated to the environment in Montreal, Canada.
#6. This is the world’s forth largest cathedral, but where can it be found?
It’s Milan Cathedral in Milan, Italy. It’s Italy’s largest cathedral and took an astonishing 6 centuries to complete.
#7. Where is this iconic railway station located?
It’s Flinders Street railway station in Melbourne, Australia. As a local cultural icon, images of it are often used when publicising the city.
#8. Where can traditional homes like this one be found?
This is just one of several examples of traditional houses that can be found in the town of Santana, Madeira (Portugal)
#9. In which city can you see these beautiful buildings?
These colourful colonial-style buildings can be found all over Havana, Cuba.
#10. Where is this magnificent castle located?
This historic fortress can be found in the centre of Edinburgh, Scotland. It’s built atop a 130m high volcanic plug.
#11. Where can you find these colourful harbourside houses?
Nyhavn is a 17th century waterfront in Copenhagen, Denmark. Today, it’s home to cafes and restaurants.
#12. Which town is home to these narrow blue streets?
The town of Chefchouen, Morocco is painted almost entirely blue. It is a favourite with travellers and instagrammers.
#13. Where in the world can you find this turreted fortress?
It’s Fisherman’s Bastion, one of the most popular and most visited landmarks in Budapest, Hungary.
#14. In which city is this cathedral and famous river located?
This was pretty tricky. The river is the Danube and the spire belongs to St. Martin’s Cathedral. The city is Bratislava, Slovakia.
#15. Finally, where is this 328m high tower found?
This is the Sky Tower in Auckland, New Zealand. At 328m tall, it is the tallest freestanding structure in the Southern Hemisphere.