Famous places questions This is a list of recently added questions about famous places. Play famous places quiz and see all the questions. 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.orgRome riddles »hard 46% Gladiatorium MaximusGladiatorium Maximus1116 Flavian Amphiteatre Flavian Amphiteatre1857Forum RomanumForum Romanum673PantheonPantheon387 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.orgEgypt riddles »very hard 35% Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Menkaure (Mykerinos)Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Menkaure (Mykerinos)653Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and RamesessKhufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Ramesess601Khufu (Cheops), Ramesess and TutmoseKhufu (Cheops), Ramesess and Tutmose385Khufu (Cheops), Amenhotep and TutmoseKhufu (Cheops), Amenhotep and Tutmose192 What is the largest biome in the world?Taiga. The taiga is the largest biome on earth, taking up almost 30% of the world's surface, and is chiefly located in Canada and Russia.Created by: Roy ZhuCanada riddles »hard 49% TundraTundra1072TaigaTaiga4645OceanOcean3406GrasslandsGrasslands236 What type of trees grow in the Russian taiga?Coniferous. The boreal forest is a type of coniferous forest.Created by: Roy Zhudemography riddles »easy 77% DeciduousDeciduous456Deciduous EvergreenDeciduous Evergreen666ConiferousConiferous7591Temperate ConiferousTemperate Coniferous1029 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-holicWorld Heritage Sites riddles »hard 44% hell guardianshell guardians734various Greek and Iranian godsvarious Greek and Iranian gods3683servants and animals of Alexander the Greatservants and animals of Alexander the Great1283Assyrian army leadersAssyrian army leaders2595 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.orgarchitecture riddles »average 65% in Sao Pauloin Sao Paulo1179in Beijingin Beijing4416in Los Angelesin Los Angeles452in Munichin Munich656 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 smasherBerlin riddles »average 64% in Berlinin Berlin8622in Parisin Paris546in Tel Avivin Tel Aviv2873in Auschwitzin Auschwitz1415 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: СофияWhere was this photo taken riddles »hard 48% in Chicagoin Chicago2690in St. Louisin St. Louis6606in Dallasin Dallas2776in Yokohamain Yokohama1448 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 Foxlandmarks riddles »hard 59% in Parisin Paris1081in Madridin Madrid6222in Romein Rome2831in Londonin London333 Which large city lies in the shadow of the table mountain?Cape Town. The central area of Cape Town is called City Bowl. It is enclosed by near vertical cliffs of 1,000 m (3,300 ft) high Table Mountain, and Devil's Peak and Lion's Head on either side.Created by: ex-terminatorSouth Africa riddles »average 65% Cape TownCape Town10858SydneySydney2439GenevaGeneva1431Rio De JaneiroRio De Janeiro1783 Play famous places quiz and see all the questions.