10 most difficult famous places riddles A list of ten (out of 34) famous places related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Famous places quiz What is the name of this monument?Shwedagon Pagoda. The Shwedagon Pagoda is a gilded stupa located in Yangon. Shwedagon Pagoda is the most sacred Buddhist pagoda in Myanmar, as it is believed to contain relics of the four previous Buddhas of the present kalpa. These relics include the staff of Kakusandha, the water filter of Koṇāgamana, a piece of the robe of Kassapa, and eight strands of hair from the head of Gautama. very hard 15% Angkor WatAngkor Wat19%Therrawadda PagodaTherrawadda Pagoda25%Shwedagon PagodaShwedagon Pagoda15%The Golden Horn of AsiaThe Golden Horn of Asia39%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 893 answers in 2 languages »Buddha riddles » Why does the church of Carmo Convent in Lisbon lack its roof?It was destroyed by earthquake. The convent was ruined in the 1755 Great Lisbon Earthquake, which destroyed the city, killed possibly 100.000 of its inhabitants and disrupted the colonial ambitions of Portugal. The church was left unrestored to remind the tragedy.very hard 31% it was never finishedit was never finished23%it was destroyed by earthquakeit was destroyed by earthquake31%it was destroyed by Moorsit was destroyed by Moors9%it symbols open way to Heavensit symbols open way to Heavens35%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 15630 answers in 2 languages »history of Portugal riddles » What jubilee did the Wiener Wurstelprater amusement park celebrate in 2016?250 years. This institution dates back to the time of the Austrian Empire, when Emperor Joseph II made the Prater open to public in 1766. Soon the first snack bars, stalls and bowling alleys opened up on the grounds and the Wurstelprater was born. The best-known attraction is the Wiener Riesenrad, a 64.75 metre tall Ferris wheel.very hard 33% 100 years100 years26%250 years250 years33%200 years200 years34%50 years50 years6%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 1696 answers in 2 languages »Austria 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.very hard 34% Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Menkaure (Mykerinos)Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Menkaure (Mykerinos)34%Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and RamesessKhufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Ramesess32%Khufu (Cheops), Ramesess and TutmoseKhufu (Cheops), Ramesess and Tutmose23%Khufu (Cheops), Amenhotep and TutmoseKhufu (Cheops), Amenhotep and Tutmose9%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5015 answers in 3 languages »Egypt riddles » In which country was that photo taken?China. The Potala Palace in Lhasa, was the chief residence of the Dalai Lama until the 14th Dalai Lama fled to Dharamsala, India, during the 1959 Tibetan uprising. Today, the Potala Palace is a museum.very hard 37% ChinaChina37%NepalNepal29%BhutanBhutan24%IndiaIndia7%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 6898 answers in 2 languages »Tibet riddles » How many steps are there to reach the top of the Eiffel Tower?1710 steps. The Eiffel Tower is a wrought iron lattice tower on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France. It is named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company designed and built the tower. The tower is 324 metres (1,063 ft) tall, about the same height as an 81-storey building, and the tallest structure in Paris. Climbing from ground level to the last level is 1710 steps,very hard 39% 1520 steps1520 steps7%1710 steps1710 steps39%1843 steps1843 steps38%1921steps1921steps14%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 925 answers in 2 languages »Paris riddles » This tower is one of the most famous tourist attractions of Lisbon. What was it used for?It is a lift. The Santa Justa Lift connects the lower streets of the Baixa with the higher Carmo Square. Since its construction, the Lift has become a tourist attraction in Lisbon. Among the urban lifts in the city, Santa Justa is the only remaining vertical one.hard 40% it is a watchtowerit is a watchtower16%it is a water towerit is a water tower26%it is a liftit is a lift40%it is an execution towerit is an execution tower16%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8856 answers in 2 languages »towers riddles » Where is the famous Cave of the Crystals?In Mexico. The cave near Naica, Mexico, was discovered in 2000 by miners. At that time, it was completely submerged. Today, the cave is accessible because the mining company's pumping operations keep it clear of water. Unfortunately, the crystals deteriorate in air, and soon may be lost.hard 41% in Switzerlandin Switzerland15%in USAin USA12%in Mexicoin Mexico41%in South Africain South Africa30%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 14637 answers in 5 languages »caves riddles » What is the name of this mountain?Matterhorn. Sometimes referred to as the Mountain of Mountains, the Matterhorn has become an iconic emblem of the Swiss Alps and of the Alps in general. Since the end of the 19th century, when railways were built in the area, the mountain has attracted increasing numbers of visitors and climbers. Each year, numerous mountaineers try to climb the Matterhorn.hard 41% K-2K-232%MatterhornMatterhorn41%Pik PobiedyPik Pobiedy6%Mount McKinleyMount McKinley18%Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowska. Statistics based on 8836 answers in 2 languages »alpinism riddles » This is the tallest freestanding structure in the Southern Hemisphere. Where is it?In New Zealand. The Sky Tower in Auckland (pictured) is 328 meters or 1,076 ft tall. It has become an iconic structure in Auckland's skyline.hard 43% in Brazilin Brazil12%in South Africain South Africa21%in Indonesiain Indonesia22%in New Zealandin New Zealand43%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 10180 answers in 2 languages »New Zealand riddles » Play famous places quiz and see all the questions.