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Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat (Khmer: អង្គរវត្ត or "Capital Temple") is a temple complex in Cambodia and the largest

Mont Saint-Michel

Le Mont-Saint-Michel (pronounced [lə mɔ̃ sɛ̃ mi.ʃɛl]; Norman: Mont Saint Miché, English: Saint Michael's Mount) is

Petra

Petra (Arabic: البتراء, Al-Batrāʾ; Ancient Greek: Πέτρα), originally known to the Nabataeans as Raqmu, is a

Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal (, more often ; meaning Crown of the Palace) is an ivory-white marble

Nile

The Nile (Arabic: النيل‎‎, Egyptian Arabic en-Nīl, Standard Arabic an-Nīl; Coptic: ⲫⲓⲁⲣⲱ, P(h)iaro; Ancient Egyptian: Ḥ'pī

Serengeti

The Serengeti () ecosystem is a geographical region in Africa. It is located mainly in northern

Stonehenge

Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, 2 miles (3 km) west of Amesbury and

Cappadocia

Cappadocia (; also Capadocia; Turkish: Kapadokya, Greek: Καππαδοκία Kappadokía, from Old Persian: Katpatuka) is a historical

Angel Falls

Angel Falls (Spanish: Salto Ángel; Pemon language: Kerepakupai Meru meaning "waterfall of the deepest place", or

Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon (Hopi: Ongtupqa; Yavapai: Wi:kaʼi:la, Navajo: Tsékooh Hatsoh, Spanish: Gran Cañón) is a steep-sided

Colosseum

The Colosseum or Coliseum ( kol-ə-SEE-əm), also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre (Latin: Amphitheatrum Flavium; Italian:

Meenakshi

Meenakshi (Tamil: மீனாட்சி, lit. 'Mīṉāṭci', Sanskrit: मीनाक्षी, lit. 'Mīnākṣī'), is an Avatar of the Goddess Parvati,

Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈmatʃu ˈpitʃu]) (Quechua: Machu Picchu; [ˈmɑtʃu ˈpixtʃu]) is a 15th-century Inca citadel

Fjord

Geologically, a fjord or fiord (English: or ) is a long, narrow inlet with steep sides

Santorini

Santorini (Greek: Σαντορίνη, pronounced [sandoˈrini]), classically Thera (English pronunciation ), and officially Thira (Greek: Θήρα [ˈθira]),

Matterhorn

The Matterhorn (German: Matterhorn, [ˈmatərˌhɔrn]; Italian: Cervino, [ˈtʃerˈviːno]; French: Mont Cervin, [mɔ̃ sɛʁvɛ̃]) is a mountain

Iguazu Falls

The Iguazu Falls, Iguazú Falls, Iguassu Falls, or Iguaçu Falls (Spanish: Cataratas del Iguazú [kataˈɾatas ðel

Damascus

Damascus (Arabic: دمشق‎‎ Dimashq [diˈmaʃq], Syrian: [dˈməʃe(ː)ʔ]) is the capital and likely the largest city of

Bali

Bali (Balinese: ᬩᬮᬶ, Indonesian: Pulau Bali, Provinsi Bali) is an island and province of Indonesia. The

Borobudur

Borobudur, or Barabudur (Indonesian: Candi Borobudur, Javanese: ꦕꦤ꧀ꦣꦶꦧꦫꦧꦸꦣꦸꦂ, translit. Candhi Barabudhur) is a 9th-century Mahayana Buddhist

Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik ([dǔbroːʋniːk]; historically Ragusa) is a Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea, in the region of

Marrakesh

Marrakesh ( or ; Arabic: مراكش‎‎ Murrākuš; Berber: ⴰⵎⵓⵔⴰⴽⵓⵛ Meṛṛakec), also known by the French spelling

Amazon rainforest

The Amazon rainforest (Portuguese: Floresta Amazônica or Amazônia; Spanish: Selva Amazónica, Amazonía or usually Amazonia; French:

Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower ( EYE-fəl TOW-ər; French: tour Eiffel, pronounced [tuʁ‿ɛfɛl] listen) is a wrought iron

Hong Kong

Hong Kong, officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is

Ladakh

Ladakh ("land of high passes") is a region in Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir that

Sistine Chapel

The Sistine Chapel (; Latin: Sacellum Sixtinum; Italian: Cappella Sistina [kapˈpɛlla siˈstiːna]) is a chapel in

Burj Khalifa

The Burj Khalifa (Arabic: برج خليفة‎‎, Arabic for "Khalifa Tower"; pronounced English: ), known as the

Delphi

Delphi ( or ; Greek: Δελφοί, [ðelˈfi]) is famous as the ancient sanctuary that grew rich

British Museum

The British Museum, located in the Bloomsbury area of London, United Kingdom, is a public institution

Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls (Tokaleya Tonga: Mosi-oa-Tunya, "The Smoke that Thunders") is a waterfall in southern Africa on

Alhambra

The Alhambra (; Spanish: [aˈlambɾa]; Arabic: الْحَمْرَاء‎‎ [ʔælħæmˈɾˠɑːʔ], Al-Ḥamrā, lit. "The Red One"), the complete Arabic

Burj Al Arab

The Burj Al Arab (Arabic: برج العرب‎‎, Tower of the Arabs) is a luxury hotel located

Louvre

The Louvre (US: ) or the Louvre Museum (French: Musée du Louvre, pronounced [myze dy luvʁ])

Yangtze

The Yangtze (English: or ), which is 6380 km long, is the longest river in Asia

Bagan

Bagan (Burmese: ပုဂံ; MLCTS: pu.gam, IPA: [bəɡàɴ]; formerly Pagan) is an ancient city located in the

Venice

Venice ( VEN-iss; Italian: Venezia, [veˈnɛtsːja]; Venetian: Venesia, [veˈnɛsja]) is a city in northeastern Italy and

Karnak

The Karnak Temple Complex, commonly known as Karnak (), comprises a vast mix of decayed temples,

Florence

Florence ( FLOR-əns; Italian: Firenze [fiˈrɛntse]) is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany.

Uluru

Uluru (Pitjantjatjara: Uluṟu), also known as Ayers Rock and officially gazetted as "Uluru / Ayers Rock",

Teotihuacan

Teotihuacan , also written Teotihuacán (Spanish pronunciation: [teotiwa'kan], modern Nahuatl pronunciation ), is an ancient Mesoamerican

Moscow Kremlin

The Moscow Kremlin (Russian: Моско́вский Кремль, tr. Moskovskiy Kreml; IPA: [mɐˈskofskʲɪj krʲemlʲ]), usually referred to as

Hermitage Museum

The State Hermitage Museum (Russian: Госуда́рственный Эрмита́ж, tr. Gosudárstvennyj Ermitáž; IPA: [ɡəsʊˈdarstvʲɪnɨj ɪrmʲɪˈtaʂ]) is a museum

Mecca

Mecca () or Makkah (Arabic: مكة‎‎ Makkah [ˈmaka]) is a city in the Tihamah plain in

Varanasi

Varanasi (Hindustani pronunciation: [ʋaːˈraːɳəsi]), also known as Benares, Banaras (Banāras [bəˈnaːrəs]), or Kashi (Kāśī [ˈkaːʃi]), is

Kathmandu Valley

The Kathmandu Valley (Nepali: काठमाडौं उपत्यका, Nepalbhasa:स्वनिगः, नेपाः गाः), located in Nepal, lies at the crossroads

Li River

The Li River or Lijiang (Chinese: 漓江; pinyin: Lí jiāng) is a river in Guangxi Zhuang

Acropolis

An acropolis ([ancient Greek]]: ἀκρόπολις, tr. Akrópolis; from ákros (άκρος) or ákron (άκρον) "highest, topmost, outermost"

Shwedagon Pagoda

The Shwedagon Pagoda (Burmese: ရွှေတိဂုံဘုရား, IPA: [ʃwèdəɡòʊɴ pʰəjá]), officially named Shwedagon Zedi Daw (Burmese: ရွှေတိဂုံစေတီတော်, [ʃwèdəɡòʊɴ

Neuschwanstein Castle

Neuschwanstein Castle (German: Schloss Neuschwanstein, pronounced [nɔʏˈʃvaːnʃtaɪn], English: "New Swanstone Castle") is a nineteenth-century Romanesque Revival

Potala Palace

The Potala Palace (Tibetan: ཕོ་བྲང་པོ་ཏ་ལ་, Wylie: pho brang Potala) in Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region, China was

Mount Everest

Mount Everest, known in Nepali as Sagarmāthā and in Tibetan as Chomolungma, is Earth's highest mountain,

Sahara

The Sahara (Arabic: الصحراء الكبرى‎‎, aṣ-ṣaḥrāʾ al-kubrā , 'the Greatest Desert') is the largest hot desert and

Old City (Jerusalem)

The Old City (Hebrew: העיר העתיקה‎‎, Ha'Ir Ha'Atiqah, Arabic: البلدة القديمة‎‎, al-Balda al-Qadimah) is a 0.9

Emerald Buddha

The Emerald Buddha (Thai: พระแก้วมรกต Phra Kaeo Morakot, or พระพุทธมหามณีรัตนปฏิมากร Phra Phuttha Maha Mani Rattana Patimakon)

San Francisco

San Francisco (initials SF) (, Spanish for Saint Francis; Spanish: [san franˈsisko]), officially the City and

Terracotta Army

The Terracotta Army (simplified Chinese: 兵马俑; traditional Chinese: 兵馬俑; literally: "Soldier-and-horse funerary statues") is a collection

Portofino

Portofino (Italian pronunciation: [ˌpɔrtoˈfiːno]; Ligurian: Portofin) is an Italian fishing village and holiday resort famous for