Famous places questions This is a list of recently added questions about famous places. Play famous places quiz and see all the questions. Which city is called "South Westerplatte" because of its heroic defence during the opening stages of the Invasion of Poland in 1939?Węgierska Górka. The Battle of Węgierska Górka was a two-day-long defence of a Polish fortified area in south of Silesia. Although the Polish position was not completed and only five bunkers were manned, the line was defended for two days and nights against superior German forces. Eventually, the Germans managed to break through the Polish positions, but with heavy casualties on their side and with a significant delay.Created by: Ninjaihard 51% Węgierska GórkaWęgierska Górka609Huta PolańskaHuta Polańska229Nowa CerekwiaNowa Cerekwia172Nowogród BobrzańskiNowogród Bobrzański173battles riddles » 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. Created by: Tschuka very hard 15% Angkor WatAngkor Wat164Therrawadda PagodaTherrawadda Pagoda209Shwedagon PagodaShwedagon Pagoda131The Golden Horn of AsiaThe Golden Horn of Asia325Myanmar 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,Created by: Tschuka very hard 34% 1520 steps1520 steps491710 steps1710 steps2201843 steps1843 steps2611921steps1921steps104Paris riddles » In which country is the collosal Arch of Reunification?In North Korea. The Arch of Reunification is a sculptural arch located south of Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea. It was opened in August 2001 to commemorate Korean reunification proposals put forward by Kim Il-sung.Created by: Ninjaihard 42% in Bosniain Bosnia63in Germanyin Germany92in North Koreain North Korea219in South Koreain South Korea141Korea riddles » Where was this photo taken?In San Francisco. The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate strait, the one-mile-wide (1.6 km), one-point-seven-mile-long (2.7 km) channel between San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean. The structure links the American city of San Francisco, California to Marin County, carrying both U.S. Route 101 and California State Route 1 across the strait. The bridge is one of the most internationally recognized symbols of San Francisco, California, and the United States. It opened in 1937 and was, until 1964, the longest suspension bridge main span in the world, at 4,200 feet (1,280 m).Created by: Merginsvery easy 87% In New YorkIn New York151In SydneyIn Sydney80In San FranciscoIn San Francisco1692In LondonIn London20the United States riddles » What is the name of this mountain?Gibraltar. At the photo, you can see the Rock of Gibraltar on the European side of Strait of Gibraltar. In the background, African-side mountain named Abyle in Ceuta is visible.Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskaaverage 68% GibraltarGibraltar15796GiblartalGiblartal2143GibraltalGibraltal1346GiblartarGiblartar3750the United Kingdom 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.Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskahard 41% K-2K-22842MatterhornMatterhorn3521Pik PobiedyPik Pobiedy568Mount McKinleyMount McKinley1592alpinism 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 Maximus3207 Flavian Amphiteatre Flavian Amphiteatre4716Forum RomanumForum Romanum1535PantheonPantheon1032Rome 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 34% Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Menkaure (Mykerinos)Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Menkaure (Mykerinos)1691Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and RamesessKhufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Ramesess1582Khufu (Cheops), Ramesess and TutmoseKhufu (Cheops), Ramesess and Tutmose1130Khufu (Cheops), Amenhotep and TutmoseKhufu (Cheops), Amenhotep and Tutmose478Egypt 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% DeciduousDeciduous965Deciduous EvergreenDeciduous Evergreen1558ConiferousConiferous19015Temperate ConiferousTemperate Coniferous2321demography riddles » Play famous places quiz and see all the questions.