Landmarks questions This is a list of recently added questions about landmarks. Play landmarks quiz and see all the questions. Half Dome and El Capitan are rock formations located in which U.S. national park?Yosemite National Park lies in the western Sierra Nevada of California. Designated a World Heritage Site in 1984, Yosemite is internationally recognized for its granite cliffs, waterfalls, clear streams, giant sequoia groves, lakes, mountains, meadows, glaciers, and biological diversity. Almost 95% of the park is designated wilderness.Created by: Ninjaihard 46% Yellowstone National ParkYellowstone National Park90Zion National ParkZion National Park24Yosemite National ParkYosemite National Park146Grand Canyon National ParkGrand Canyon National Park52tourist attractions riddles » Where in Spain is the Alhambra palace located?In Granada. The Alhambra was originally constructed as a small fortress in 889, and later renovated and rebuilt in the mid-13th century by the Nasrid emir Mohammed ben Al-Ahmar, who built its current palace and walls. It is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and one of Spain's major tourist attractions, exhibiting the country's most significant and well-known Islamic architecture.Created by: Ninjaihard 53% in Córdobain Córdoba56in Málagain Málaga36in Sevillein Seville79in Granadain Granada195tourism riddles » In which country is Hamlet's Castle?In Denmark. Kronborg is a castle and stronghold in the town of Helsingør, Denmark. Immortalized as Elsinore in William Shakespeare's play Hamlet, Kronborg is one of the most important Renaissance castles in Northern Europe and has been added to UNESCO's World Heritage Sites list (2000).Created by: Tschukaaverage 66% In Great BritainIn Great Britain85In DenmarkIn Denmark351In IrelandIn Ireland55In the NetherlandsIn the Netherlands35literature riddles » How is the Colosseum in Rome also known as? Flavian Amphiteatre. The Collosseum was built by the three emperors known as the Flavian dynasty (Vespasian, Titus, Domitian). During the Ancient times, it was known in Latin as Amphitheatrum Flavium. The name "Colosseum" had been coined to refer to the amphitheatre around year 1000 AD.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 45% Gladiatorium MaximusGladiatorium Maximus3552 Flavian Amphiteatre Flavian Amphiteatre5375Forum RomanumForum Romanum1659PantheonPantheon1135Rome riddles » For whom were the pyramids in Giza built?Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Menkaure (Mykerinos). The three pyramids were built by pharaons of the fourth dynasty: Khufu, his son Khafre and Kahafre's son, Menkaure. Today, they are better known by their hellenized names: Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinos. Along with these major monuments are a number of smaller satellite edifices, known as "queens" pyramids.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 35% Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Menkaure (Mykerinos)Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Menkaure (Mykerinos)1885Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and RamesessKhufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Ramesess1690Khufu (Cheops), Ramesess and TutmoseKhufu (Cheops), Ramesess and Tutmose1233Khufu (Cheops), Amenhotep and TutmoseKhufu (Cheops), Amenhotep and Tutmose520ancient Egypt riddles » To whom was the Pantheon in Rome dedicated?All the gods. It is widely accepted that Pantheon was dedicated to all the gods, as its name suggests (from the Ancient Greek Pan "all" + Theon "gods"). However, the concept of a temple dedicated to all the gods is highly unusual and thus questionable. Some sources suggest that the name "pantheon" was only a nickname for the building during the Roman times, and its original name and purpose was lost.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 78% JupiterJupiter2948SaturnSaturn752TiberiusTiberius729All the godsAll the gods16441Ancient buildings riddles » Whose heads lie on the slopes of Mount Nemrut, a major tourist attraction in Turkey?Various Greek and Iranian gods. Mount Nemrut is a 2,134 m (7,001 ft) high mountain in southeastern Turkey. Near the summit, a number of large statues of Greek and Iranian gods are erected around the royal tomb, which King Antiochus I Theos of Commagene built for himself in 62 BC. The heads of the statues have at some stage been removed from their bodies, and they are now scattered throughout the site.Created by: life-o-holichard 44% hell guardianshell guardians1402various Greek and Iranian godsvarious Greek and Iranian gods6548servants and animals of Alexander the Greatservants and animals of Alexander the Great2263Assyrian army leadersAssyrian army leaders4542history of Turkey riddles » Where is the Bird's Nest stadium?In Beijing. The National Stadium in Beijing was opened in 2008 before the Summer Olympics. The stadium was nicknamed the Bird's Nest because of it appearance, but it also has some symbolic meaning, as explained by Chinese official Li Xinggang: "In China, a bird's nest is very expensive, something you eat on special occasions."Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 65% in Sao Pauloin Sao Paulo2148in Beijingin Beijing7672in Los Angelesin Los Angeles764in Munichin Munich1129stadiums riddles » Where is this Holocaust Memorial?In Berlin. The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe is a well known memorial in Berlin to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust. It consists of 2,711 concrete blocks. Opened in 2005, this large memorial site (19,000 m², 4.7 acres) is today one of the must-see places in Berlin. It is estimated that some 3.5 million visitors entered the memorial in the first year it was open, or about 10,000 every day.Created by: Hitter smasheraverage 65% in Berlinin Berlin15640in Parisin Paris1008in Tel Avivin Tel Aviv4803in Auschwitzin Auschwitz2529Berlin riddles » Where was this photo taken?In St. Louis. The Gateway Arch is a 630-foot (192 m) monument in St. Louis, Missouri. It was built as a monument to the westward expansion of the United States, it is the centerpiece of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial and has become an internationally famous symbol of St. Louis. It is the tallest man-made monument in the United States and the world's tallest arch.Created by: Софияhard 48% in Chicagoin Chicago4600in St. Louisin St. Louis11190in Dallasin Dallas4703in Yokohamain Yokohama2399Where was this photo taken riddles » Play landmarks quiz and see all the questions.