#16. Charles Bridge (Karluv Most)
This amazing bridge is located in the heart of Prague. The bridge links Prague’s Old Town with Castle Hill and boasts some of the best views in the city. According to many tourists, the “statues emerging from the mists of a Prague dawn is one of the loveliest sights of the city. “
#17. Great Wall at Mutianyu
This section of the Great Wall of China has 22 watchtowers, and is built almost entirely of granite. It’s the longest fully-restored section of this world wonder, and the entirety of Mutianyu is open to tourists.
#18. Lincoln Memorial
Begun in 1867, The Lincoln Memorial wasn’t finished until more than 50 years after Lincoln’s assassination. It sits across the National Mall from the Washington Monument, and it is the location of Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech.
#19. Burj Khalifa
Standing at over 2,700 feet high in the heart of Dubai, the Burj Khalifa is impressive – if not a little overwhelming. Burj Khalifa is three times the height of the Eiffel Tower, and twice the size of the Empire State Building.
#20. The National September 11 Memorial & Museum
This memorial was constructed to pay homage to the people that perished on 9/11, as well as to signify hope for the future. Over a million people visited within the first three months of opening.
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#21. Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho)
One of the oldest and largest wats,or temples, in Bangkok, it’s believed Buddha actually lived here. More impressive than the structure itself is the massive statue of the reclining Buddha inside, which depicts the Buddha approaching nirvana – or in other words, dying. The reclining Buddha is 140 feet long and 50 feet high
#22. Chichen Itza
Chichen Itza is the second-most popular site for visitors to Mexico. It is believed that the Maya didn’t use the wheel in building their temples and pyramids, so it’s somewhat of a mystery how they constructed this building. Though the Castillo, or The Castle, is the complex’s signature attraction, it has begun to crumble so much that visitors can’t climb the stairs.
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#23. Sydney Opera House
The Sydney Opera House is Australia’s pre-eminent cultural center. Famous for its cutting-edge architecture and interest roofs. It might not look large from a distance, but there are over 1,000 rooms in this opera house.
#24. Petronas Twin Towers
Cutting high above the Kuala Lumpur skyline, the Petronas Towers were built to signify Malaysia’s arrival as a center for economic development and trade. They are the tallest twin buildings in the world, and together, they have about 32,000 window.
#25. Panama Canal
The Panama Canal is one of the most biggest and most difficult feats of engineering. Each year, over 13,000 ships pass through the canal. Though the US used to have control of its waters, it was relinquished to Panama in 1999.
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