Famous tourist destinations around the world

Tourists hot spots, they are everywhere and it seems you either go to them or avoid them, either way we want to see how well you know famous tourist destination. There are 20 questions ranging from locations through to the years they opened, and we think 14/20 would be a good result. Good luck.

In what year was the Eiffel Tower opened in Paris, in a ceremony presided over by Gustave Eiffel, the tower's designer, and attended by French Prime Minister, other dignitaries and 200 construction workers.

1. 1909
2. 1869
3. 1889

In which city would you find the Reclining Buddha of Wat Pho?

1. Hong Kong
2. Hyderabad
3. Bangkok

In which city would you visit to see the Burj Khalifa?

1. Abu Dhabi
2. Doha
3. Dubai

In which city can you visit Alcatraz? A small island that was once a fort, a military prison, and a maximum security federal penitentiary?

1. Seattle
2. San Francisco
3. Los Angeles

Which Caribbean island is known for planes flying low over Maho Beach as they come in for landing.

1. St Martin
2. US Virgin Islands
3. St Lucia

The Dead Sea is a salt lake bordered by Jordan to the east and Israel and the West Bank to the west. It has Earth's lowest elevation on land, how many meters below sea level is it?

1. 280.5
2. 430.5
3. 130.5

In which city would you visit to see the Oriental Pearl Tower?

1. Taipei
2. Hong Kong
3. Shanghai

Originally constructed as a small fortress in AD 889 on the remains of Roman fortifications, the Alhambra is a palace and fortress complex located in which country?

1. Italy
2. Spain
3. Croatia

What was the estimated capacity of the Colosseum, according to the Codex-Calendar of 354?

1. 107,000
2. 67,000
3. 87,000

The Terracotta Army is a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China. In which city can you visit them?

1. Shengzhou
2. Beijing
3. Xi'an

The Basílica de la Sagrada Família also known as the Sagrada Família, is a large unfinished Roman Catholic minor basilica in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. In what decade did construction start?

1. 1980's
2. 1930's
3. 1880's

What is the name of the Pyramid shaped hotel on the Las Vegas Strip?

1. Luxor Hotel & Casino
2. The Egyptian Resort
3. Bellagio Las Vegas

Times Square, a popular tourist destination in New York, can be found on the corner of what two streets listed below?

1. Broadway and 5th ave
2. Broadway and 7th ave
3. 5th Ave and 7th Ave

As one of the 20th century's most famous and distinctive buildings, in what year was the Sydney Opera House opened?

1. 1953
2. 1963
3. 1973

In which country can you visit Neuschwanstein Castle?

1. France
2. Germany
3. Croatia

Which location would you need to visit in London to see the Changing of the Guard?

1. Hyde Park Barracks
2. Westminister Abbey
3. Buckingham Palace

Located about 20km from the center of Paris, what palace is pictured below?

1. Palace of Versailles
2. Palais de la Bourse
3. Palace of Fontainebleau

Which building (pictured below) is home to the British Crown Jewels?

1. The Guards Quarters
2. The Royal Vaults
3. Tower of London

What is the name of the tourist destination (pictured below) located in Istanbul?

1. The Blue Mosque
2. Mosque of Cordoba
3. Shah Mosque

The Empire State Building is a 102-story Art Deco skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. In what year did it open?

1. 1951
2. 1941
3. 1931

All 20 questions completed!


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