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Updated on Sep 8, 2020. Posted on Sep 5, 2020

Here Are 15 Satellite Images Of Iconic Landmarks Around The World – I'll Be Impressed If You Can Name Just 8 Of Them

Do you know your Eiffel from your Willis Tower?

  1. What iconic landmark is this?

    Map data ©2019 via Google
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil!

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  2. Do you recognise this one?

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    It's Uluru, otherwise known as Ayers Rock in central Australia!

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  3. How about this one?

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    Wrong! 

    It's Buckingham Palace in London, England!

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  4. I know you know this famous structure!

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    Wrong! 

    It's the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France!

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  5. What about this one?

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    Wrong! 

    It's the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., USA!

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  6. Can you name this tourist magnet?

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    Wrong! 

    It's the Tokyo Skytree in Tokyo, Japan!

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  7. What about this beauty?

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    Wrong! 

    It's Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota, USA!

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  8. And this one?

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    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China!

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  9. Do you recognise this landmark?

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    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's The Chrysler Building in New York, USA!

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  10. How about this cultural site of interest?

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    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's the Taj Mahal in Agra, India!

    And it's temporarily closed FYI.

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  11. You gotta recognise this one!

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    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's Central Park in New York, USA!

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  12. Do you know what this place is called?

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    Wrong! 

    It's Angkor Wat in northern Cambodia!

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  13. How about this place?

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    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's The Basílica de la Sagrada Família in Barcelona, Spain!

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  14. Can you name this tourist spot?

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    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's Mount Fuji in Honshū, Japan!

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  15. And lastly, what's this famous structure called?

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    Wrong! 

    It's the Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy!

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