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 45% Gladiatorium MaximusGladiatorium Maximus955 Flavian Amphiteatre Flavian Amphiteatre1569Forum RomanumForum Romanum608PantheonPantheon327 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 34% Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Menkaure (Mykerinos)Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Menkaure (Mykerinos)526Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and RamesessKhufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Ramesess524Khufu (Cheops), Ramesess and TutmoseKhufu (Cheops), Ramesess and Tutmose317Khufu (Cheops), Amenhotep and TutmoseKhufu (Cheops), Amenhotep and Tutmose165 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% TundraTundra914TaigaTaiga3947OceanOcean2958GrasslandsGrasslands210 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% DeciduousDeciduous400Deciduous EvergreenDeciduous Evergreen596ConiferousConiferous6633Temperate ConiferousTemperate Coniferous916 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 43% hell guardianshell guardians693various Greek and Iranian godsvarious Greek and Iranian gods3410servants and animals of Alexander the Greatservants and animals of Alexander the Great1213Assyrian army leadersAssyrian army leaders2447 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 Paulo1113in Beijingin Beijing4174in Los Angelesin Los Angeles425in Munichin Munich630 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 Berlin8152in Parisin Paris518in Tel Avivin Tel Aviv2702in Auschwitzin Auschwitz1349 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 Chicago2553in St. Louisin St. Louis6106in Dallasin Dallas2612in Yokohamain Yokohama1359 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 Paris1026in Madridin Madrid5807in Romein Rome2685in Londonin London322 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 Town10090SydneySydney2290GenevaGeneva1359Rio De JaneiroRio De Janeiro1695 Play famous places quiz and see all the questions.