Famous places questions This is a list of recently added questions about famous places. Play famous places quiz and see all the questions. What is the name of this mountain?Gibraltar. Visible in the picture Rock of Gibraltar and (in the background) Abyla in Ceutaarethe columns of Hercules. The closing Mediterranean sea of rocks meant for the ancient ends of the known world.Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskaaverage 68% GibraltarGibraltar14266GiblartalGiblartal1943GibraltalGibraltal1219GiblartarGiblartar3434Mediterranean Sea riddles » What is the name of this apex?Matterhorn. This characteristic peak is the Matterhorn (4478 m.). It is located on the Swiss-Italian border. It is one of the most recently acquired Alpine peaks, mainly because of the deterrent appearance.Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskahard 40% K-2K-22580MatterhornMatterhorn3096Pik PobiedyPik Pobiedy514Mount McKinleyMount McKinley1453alpinism 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 44% Gladiatorium MaximusGladiatorium Maximus2834 Flavian Amphiteatre Flavian Amphiteatre4114Forum RomanumForum Romanum1380PantheonPantheon914Rome 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 33% Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Menkaure (Mykerinos)Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Menkaure (Mykerinos)1422Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and RamesessKhufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Ramesess1383Khufu (Cheops), Ramesess and TutmoseKhufu (Cheops), Ramesess and Tutmose1003Khufu (Cheops), Amenhotep and TutmoseKhufu (Cheops), Amenhotep and Tutmose417Egypt riddles » What type of trees grow in the Russian taiga?Coniferous. The boreal forest is a type of coniferous forest.Created by: Roy Zhueasy 79% DeciduousDeciduous837Deciduous EvergreenDeciduous Evergreen1346ConiferousConiferous16658Temperate ConiferousTemperate Coniferous2067demography 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 43% hell guardianshell guardians1232various Greek and Iranian godsvarious Greek and Iranian gods5563servants and animals of Alexander the Greatservants and animals of Alexander the Great1965Assyrian army leadersAssyrian army leaders3990World Heritage Sites 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 Bird's Nest beacuse of it appearance, but it has also 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 Paulo1896in Beijingin Beijing6651in Los Angelesin Los Angeles677in Munichin Munich988architecture 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-acre) 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 64% in Berlinin Berlin13078in Parisin Paris862in Tel Avivin Tel Aviv4191in Auschwitzin Auschwitz2160Berlin 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 47% in Chicagoin Chicago4014in St. Louisin St. Louis9442in Dallasin Dallas4118in Yokohamain Yokohama2107Where was this photo taken riddles » Where is the famous Fallen Angel sculpture?In Madrid. The Fountain of the Fallen Angel by Ricardo Bellver (1845–1924) is the only well known public monument of the devil. It was erected in 1922 in Retiro Park in Madrid. The sculpture was inspired by a passage from John Milton's Paradise Lost and represents Lucifer falling from Heaven. Created by: Debbie Foxaverage 60% in Parisin Paris1808in Madridin Madrid11422in Romein Rome5136in Londonin London522landmarks riddles » Play famous places quiz and see all the questions.