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From the Great Barrier Reef to the Niagara Falls; Angkor Wat to the Taj Mahal – test your knowledge of natural and man-made wonders with our Ultimate Famous Landmarks Quiz.

Our world is full so so many wonders, from places to natural beauty to man-made attractions and everything in between. And this famous landmarks quiz is going to test your knowledge of all of them! (Well, a lot of them anyway!)

Just think, we have the White Cliffs of Dover and Christ the Redeemer; the Leaning Tower of Pisa and Victoria Falls; Angkor Wat and the Great Barrier Reef – and they are just a few that popped into my head – but are instantly recognisable.

There are a variety of trivia questions in this quiz: can you guess the landmark name from a short description? Or guess where landmarks are located from a simple clue? Or identify them from a picture – hint, the images throughout the quiz can help you!

So grab your geography obsessed, explorer, travel-loving friends and see who knows the most in our Ultimate Famous Landmarks Quiz!

World Famous Landmarks Quiz cover photo of a globe with landmark outlines stitched all around it

Famous Landmarks Quiz Questions

1. In which country will you find the world-famous Leaning Tower of Pisa?

2. Can you name the city and country where the Christ the Redeemer statue is located?

3. Which American landmark was featured in the 1933 film King Kong?

4. Name the world-famous Australian landmark that resembles the sails of boats.

5. Which of the New Seven Wonders of the World was built in Rome in the first century AD?

6. One of the most recognizable man-made landmarks is in Agra, India. Can you name it?

Close up of Eiffel Tower lit up at night

7. You don’t need a travel guide for this one: name the famous American landmark which sits on Liberty Island.

8. Of all the landmarks in Europe, a certain British clock tower is one of the most famous. Can you name it?

9. You could lay on Waikiki beach if you visited what U.S state?

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10. Which world wonder is the only one in East Asia?

11. What man-made marvel runs through the centre of Central American country, Panama?

12. Which UNESCO World Heritage site sits on a mountain range in Cuzco, Peru?

13. You can visit the ruins of the Parthenon if you visit what country?

14. The London Eye isn’t a building, what is it?

Charles Bridge Prague

15. The tombs of many pharaohs lie in the Valley of the Kings, located in which African country?

16. Can you name the city and country where the iconic Chrysler building is located?

17. Which city would you have to go to if you want to visit St. Peter’s Basilica?

18. Which landmark, located in Paris, France, is referred to as the “La dame de fer” by the locals?

19. Which European landmark is famous for a painting on its ceiling depicting God creating Adam?

20. Which Caribbean country is known for its colourful, historical city called Old Havana?

21. Which World Heritage Site was destroyed by Mount Vesuvius’ infamous eruption?

22. In what country is the famous Itsukushima Shrine located?

The Red Iron Bridge known as the Golden Gate Bridge above blue water

23. In which European capital city would you see gondolas?

24. Here’s a map quiz question for you: In what U.S state is the Grand Canyon located?

25. In what middle eastern country would you be able to see the Palm Islands?

26. Name the popular landmark that links the cities of San Francisco and Marin County.

27. Can you name the man-made landmark in Washington D.C where Martin Luther King Jr. gave his famous speech?

28. In what city would you find Burj Khalifa, one of the most famous landmarks in the Middle East?

29. Which buildings located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, are still the world’s tallest twin buildings in 2022?

30. One of the most iconic landmarks in Asia is the Forbidden City, is located in this city.

Sydney Opera House, Australia

31. Which ancient Mayan city located in Mexico was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988?

32. Can you name the iconic landmark in Sydney, Australia, that supports the transit of trains, motor vehicles, and bicycles?

33. What type of structure is the Sagrada Familia, located in Barcelona, Spain?

34. Which natural landmark, known as the largest waterfall in the world, is in Zambia and Zimbabwe?

35. Where is the colourful Saint Basil’s Cathedral located?

36. Can you name the famous national park which Tanzania is most known for?

37. Name the iconic observation tower that the city of Seattle is known for?

38. Can you guess which one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world still exists today?

Singapore Gardens by the Bay

39. Which Taiwanese skyscraper was the tallest building in the world until the Burj Khalifa was completed?

40. In which South American country will you find the world’s highest waterfall?

41. Can you name the 12th-century Cambodian temple complex comprised of more than a thousand buildings?

42. How many countries does the world-famous Nile River flow through before reaching the sea?

43. In the 1970s, the World Trade Centre twin towers overtook what building to become the tallest building in the world?

44. You can see the Dark Hedges in the Game of Throne series, or you can visit it in which region of the UK?

45. Name the country where you can bathe in the man-made, yet environmentally friendly Blue Lagoon.

46. Which famous North American landmark located in Toronto, Canada, is the tallest free-standing structure in that country?

Macchu Pichu

47. Can you name the Czech bridge that was built in 1357 and surprisingly is still used today?

48. The Thai city of Chiang Rai is home to the stunning Wat Rong Khun, better known as what?

49. Buddha’s tooth is said to be kept safely in the Temple of the Tooth in which country?

50. One of the most iconic landmarks in Oceania is Uluru, which is also known as what?

51. Located in Ireland, which famous landmark contains 40,000 interlocking hexagonal basalt columns created by a volcanic eruption – or one epic duel, if you believe the legend?

52. Spanning 101 hectares in the Central Region of Singapore, what world-famous leafy landmark is known for its ‘Avatar’-like trees?

Pyramids of Giza with Sphinx

53. New Zealand’s Lake Wanaka has been photographed millions of times not only for its natural beauty but also because of one striking feature – what is it?

54. In what European city and country would you find one of the world’s most beautiful parliament buildings and the Szechenyi Baths?

55. In which city would you find a bronze statue of ‘The Little Mermaid’?

56. In Bram Stoker’s Dracula novel, where is the castle of Count Dracula located?

57. How many waterfalls make up Niagara Falls?

 

Famous Landmarks Picture Quiz

Can you name the landmark in each image? This landmarks picture quiz is A4 sized, so you can download and print it for your own pub quiz if you want to!

Famous Landmark Picture Quiz

 

Famous Landmarks Quiz Questions and Answers

1. In which country will you find the world-famous Leaning Tower of Pisa?
Italy

2. Can you name the city and country where the Christ the Redeemer statue is located?
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

3. Which American landmark was featured in the 1933 film King Kong?
Empire State Building

4. Name the world-famous Australian landmark that resembles the sails of boats.
Sydney Opera House

5. Which of the New Seven Wonders of the World was built in Rome in the first century AD?
The Colosseum

6. One of the most recognizable man-made landmarks is in Agra, India. Can you name it?
Taj Mahal

Niagara Falls (Horseshoe Falls)

7. You don’t need a travel guide for this one: name the famous American landmark which sits on Liberty Island
The Statue of Liberty

8. Of all the landmarks in Europe, a certain British clock tower is one of the most famous. Can you name it?
Big Ben

9. You could lay on Waikiki beach if you visited what U.S state?
Hawaii

10. Which world wonder is the only one in East Asia?
Great Wall of China

11. What man-made marvel runs through the centre of Central America country, Panama?
The Panama Canal

12. Which UNESCO World Heritage site sits on a mountain range in Cuzco, Peru?
Machu Picchu

Itsukushima Shrine

13. You can visit the ruins of the Parthenon if you visit what country?
Greece.

14. The London Eye isn’t a building, what is it?
A Ferris wheel

15. The tombs of many pharaohs lie in the Valley of the Kings, located in which African country?
Egypt

16. Can you name the city and country where the iconic Chrysler building is located?
New York City, United States of America

17. Which city would you have to go to if you want to visit St. Peter’s Basilica?
Vatican City

18. Which landmark, located in Paris, France, is referred to as the “La dame de fer” by the locals?
Eiffel Tower

19. Which European landmark is famous for a painting on its ceiling depicting God creating Adam?
Sistine Chapel

Giant's Causeway

20. Which Caribbean country is known for its colourful, historical city called Old Havana?
Cuba

21. Which World Heritage Site was destroyed by Mount Vesuvius’ infamous eruption?
Pompeii

22. In what country is the famous Itsukushima Shrine located?
Japan

23. In which European capital city would you see water-going gondolas?
Venice

24. Here’s a map quiz question for you: In what U.S state is the Grand Canyon located?
Arizona

25. In what middle eastern country would you be able to see the Palm Islands?
The UAE (United Arab Emirates)

Space Needle

26. Name the popular landmark that links the cities of San Francisco and Marin County.
Golden Gate Bridge

27. Can you name the man-made landmark in Washington D.C where Martin Luther King Jr. gave his famous speech?
The Washington Monument

28. In what city would you find Burj Khalifa, one of the most famous landmarks in the Middle East?
Dubai UAE

29. Which buildings located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, are still the world’s tallest twin buildings in 2022?
The Petronas Twin Towers

30. One of the most iconic landmarks in Asia is the Forbidden City, is located in this city.
Beijing

31. Which ancient Mayan city located in Mexico was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988?
Chichén Itzá

London Eye

32. Can you name the iconic landmark in Sydney, Australia, that supports the transit of trains, motor vehicles, and bicycles?
Sydney Harbour Bridge

33. What type of structure is the Sagrada Familia, located in Barcelona, Spain?
Basilica/Church

34. Which natural landmark, known as the largest waterfall in the world, is in Zambia and Zimbabwe?
Victoria Falls

35. Where is the colourful Saint Basil’s Cathedral located?
Moscow, Russia

36. Can you name the famous national park which Tanzania is most known for?
Serengeti National Park

37. Name the iconic observation tower that the city of Seattle is known for?
Space Needle

Colosseum, Rome

38. Can you guess which one of the original “seven wonders of the world” still exists today?
The Pyramids of Giza

39. Which Taiwanese skyscraper was the tallest building in the world until the Burj Khalifa was completed?
Taipei 101

40. In which South American country will you find the world’s highest waterfall?
Venezuela

41. Can you name the 12th-century Cambodian temple complex comprised of more than a thousand buildings?
Angkor Wat

42. How many countries does the world-famous Nile River flow through before reaching the sea?
Eleven

43. In the 1970s, the World Trade Centre twin towers overtook what building to become the tallest building in the world?
Empire State Building

Taipei 101 Tower

44. You can see the Dark Hedges in the Game of Throne series, or you can visit it in which region of the UK.
Northern Ireland

45. Name the country where you can bathe in the man-made, yet environmentally friendly Blue Lagoon.
Iceland

46. Which famous North America landmark located in Toronto, Canada, is the tallest free-standing structure in that country?
CN Tower

47. Can you name the Czech bridge that was built in 1357 and surprisingly is still used today?
Charles Bridge

48. The Thai city of Chiang Rai is home to the stunning Wat Rong Khun, better known as what?
The White Temple

49. Buddha’s tooth is said to be kept safely in the Temple of the Tooth in which country.
Sri Lanka

Stonehenge

50. One of the most iconic landmarks in Oceania is Uluru, which is also known as what?
Ayers Rock

51. Located in Ireland, which famous landmark contains 40,000 interlocking hexagonal basalt columns created by a volcanic eruption – or one epic duel, if you believe the legend?
Giants Causeway 

52. Spanning 101 hectares in the Central Region of Singapore, what world famous landmark is known for its ‘Avatar’-like trees?
Gardens By the Bay

53. New Zealand’s Lake Wanaka has been photographed millions of times because of one striking feature – what is it?
A willow tree (that symbolises hope and endurance)

54. In what European city and country would you find one of the world’s most beautiful parliament buildings and the Szechenyi Baths?
Budapest Hungary

55. In which city would you find a bronze statue of ‘The Little Mermaid’?
Copenhagen Denmark

Taj Mahal

56. In Bram Stoker’s Dracula novel, where is the castle of Count Dracula located?
Transylvania (Romania)

57. How many waterfalls make up Niagara Falls?
3 (American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls & the Canadian Horseshoe Falls)

 

Famous Landmarks Picture Quiz Answers

Statue of Liberty

1. Eiffel Tower (Paris, France)

2. St Basil’s Cathedral (Moscow, Russia)

3. Christ The Redeemer (Rio De Janeiro, Brazil)

4. Leaning Tower of Pisa (Pisa, Italy)

5. Empire State Building (New York, United States of America)

6. Taj Mahal (Agra, India)

7. Sydney Opera House (Sydney, Australia)

8. Arc De Triomphe (Paris, France)

9. Big Ben (London, England)

Big Ben & House of Parliament

10. London Eye (London, England)

11. Colosseum (Rome, Italy)

12. Pyramids of Giza (Giza, Egypt)

13. Stonehenge (Wiltshire, England)

14. Pantheon (Rome, Italy)

15. Forbidden City / Palace Museum (Beijing, China)

16. Tian Tan Buddha / Big Buddha (Lantau, Honk Kong)

17. Tower Bridge (London, England)

18. Statue of Liberty (New York, USA)

Great Wall of China

 

That’s a wrap! We hope you enjoyed our Famous Landmark quiz and there was a good mix of easy, difficult and multiple-choice questions for you to answer or to add to your own custom quiz game! (And maybe you even learned a few new facts about old and new wonders and famous landmarks of the world!)

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