Landmarks questions This is a list of recently added questions about landmarks. Play landmarks 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 Maximus947 Flavian Amphiteatre Flavian Amphiteatre1554Forum RomanumForum Romanum603PantheonPantheon325 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 33% Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Menkaure (Mykerinos)Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Menkaure (Mykerinos)507Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and RamesessKhufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Ramesess516Khufu (Cheops), Ramesess and TutmoseKhufu (Cheops), Ramesess and Tutmose310Khufu (Cheops), Amenhotep and TutmoseKhufu (Cheops), Amenhotep and Tutmose164 To whom was the Pantheon in Rome dedicated?All the gods. It is widely accepted that Pantheon was dedicated to all the gods, as its name suggests (from the Ancient Greek Pan "all" + Theon "gods"). However, the concept of a temple dedicated to all the gods is highly unusual and thus questionable. Some sources suggest that the name "pantheon" was only a nickname for the building during the Roman times, and its original name and purpose was lost.Created by: globalquiz.orgAncient buildings riddles »easy 78% JupiterJupiter644SaturnSaturn201TiberiusTiberius191All the godsAll the gods3785 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 guardians690various Greek and Iranian godsvarious Greek and Iranian gods3395servants and animals of Alexander the Greatservants and animals of Alexander the Great1212Assyrian army leadersAssyrian army leaders2433 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 Paulo1110in Beijingin Beijing4162in Los Angelesin Los Angeles424in Munichin Munich628 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 Berlin8119in Parisin Paris518in Tel Avivin Tel Aviv2696in Auschwitzin Auschwitz1346 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 Chicago2545in St. Louisin St. Louis6080in Dallasin Dallas2602in Yokohamain Yokohama1356 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 Foxfamous places riddles »hard 58% in Parisin Paris1025in Madridin Madrid5783in Romein Rome2676in 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 Town10028SydneySydney2280GenevaGeneva1355Rio De JaneiroRio De Janeiro1689 What does Notre Dame mean?"Our lady". Notre Dame (Our Lady) is a French title for the Blessed Virgin Mary. The Notre Dame de Paris is the most famous church named so, there are however many other Notre Dame churches, including Notre Dame cathedral in Phnom Penh, Notre Dame d'Afrique in Algiers and Church of Notre Dame in New York City.Created by: ex-terminatorcathedrals riddles »average 66% "Night hill""Night hill"964"Our lady""Our lady"9081"North dam""North dam"579"Northern cathedral""Northern cathedral"3091 Play landmarks quiz and see all the questions.