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.orghard 46% Gladiatorium MaximusGladiatorium Maximus1394 Flavian Amphiteatre Flavian Amphiteatre2349Forum RomanumForum Romanum765PantheonPantheon495Rome 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 35% Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Menkaure (Mykerinos)Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Menkaure (Mykerinos)815Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and RamesessKhufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Ramesess755Khufu (Cheops), Ramesess and TutmoseKhufu (Cheops), Ramesess and Tutmose479Khufu (Cheops), Amenhotep and TutmoseKhufu (Cheops), Amenhotep and Tutmose238Egypt riddles » 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 Zhuhard 50% TundraTundra1335TaigaTaiga5868OceanOcean4170GrasslandsGrasslands294Arctic riddles » What type of trees grow in the Russian taiga?Coniferous. The boreal forest is a type of coniferous forest.Created by: Roy Zhueasy 78% DeciduousDeciduous541Deciduous EvergreenDeciduous Evergreen798ConiferousConiferous9343Temperate ConiferousTemperate Coniferous1218demography 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 45% hell guardianshell guardians802various Greek and Iranian godsvarious Greek and Iranian gods4100servants and animals of Alexander the Greatservants and animals of Alexander the Great1383Assyrian army leadersAssyrian army leaders2816World 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 66% in Sao Pauloin Sao Paulo1272in Beijingin Beijing4838in Los Angelesin Los Angeles491in Munichin Munich714architecture 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 Berlin9463in Parisin Paris590in Tel Avivin Tel Aviv3118in Auschwitzin Auschwitz1521Berlin 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 49% in Chicagoin Chicago2927in St. Louisin St. Louis7368in Dallasin Dallas3043in Yokohamain Yokohama1593Where 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 Paris1180in Madridin Madrid7129in Romein Rome3110in Londonin London369landmarks riddles » 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-terminatoraverage 66% Cape TownCape Town12086SydneySydney2651GenevaGeneva1549Rio De JaneiroRio De Janeiro1941South Africa riddles » Play famous places quiz and see all the questions.