10 most difficult famous places riddles A list of ten (out of 28) famous places related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Famous places quiz Why does the church of Carmo Convent in Lisbon lack its roof?It was destroyed by earthquake. The convent was ruined in the 1755 Great Lisbon Earthquake, which destroyed the city, killed possibly 100.000 of its inhabitants and disrupted the colonial ambitions of Portugal. The church was left unrestored to remind the tragedy.very hard 31% it was never finishedit was never finished23%it was destroyed by earthquakeit was destroyed by earthquake31%it was destroyed by Moorsit was destroyed by Moors9%it symbols open way to Heavensit symbols open way to Heavens35%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 14942 answers in 2 languages »history of Portugal 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.very hard 34% Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Menkaure (Mykerinos)Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Menkaure (Mykerinos)34%Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and RamesessKhufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Ramesess32%Khufu (Cheops), Ramesess and TutmoseKhufu (Cheops), Ramesess and Tutmose23%Khufu (Cheops), Amenhotep and TutmoseKhufu (Cheops), Amenhotep and Tutmose9%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4569 answers in 2 languages »Egypt riddles » In which country was that photo taken?China. The Potala Palace in Lhasa, was the chief residence of the Dalai Lama until the 14th Dalai Lama fled to Dharamsala, India, during the 1959 Tibetan uprising. Today, the Potala Palace is a museum.very hard 36% ChinaChina36%NepalNepal29%BhutanBhutan25%IndiaIndia8%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 6220 answers in 2 languages »Himalayas riddles » This tower is one of the most famous tourist attractions of Lisbon. What was it used for?It is a lift. The Santa Justa Lift connects the lower streets of the Baixa with the higher Carmo Square. Since its construction, the Lift has become a tourist attraction in Lisbon. Among the urban lifts in the city, Santa Justa is the only remaining vertical one.very hard 39% it is a watchtowerit is a watchtower17%it is a water towerit is a water tower26%it is a liftit is a lift39%it is an execution towerit is an execution tower16%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8214 answers in 2 languages »towers riddles » Where is the famous Cave of the Crystals?In Mexico. The cave near Naica, Mexico, was discovered in 2000 by miners. At that time, it was completely submerged. Today, the cave is accessible because the mining company's pumping operations keep it clear of water. Unfortunately, the crystals deteriorate in air, and soon may be lost.hard 40% in Switzerlandin Switzerland15%in USAin USA12%in Mexicoin Mexico40%in South Africain South Africa30%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 13668 answers in 4 languages »geography of Mexico riddles » What is the name of this apex?Matterhorn. This characteristic peak is the Matterhorn (4478 m.). It is located on the Swiss-Italian border. It is one of the most recently acquired Alpine peaks, mainly because of the deterrent appearance.hard 40% K-2K-233%MatterhornMatterhorn40%Pik PobiedyPik Pobiedy6%Mount McKinleyMount McKinley18%Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowska. Statistics based on 8150 answers in 2 languages »alpinism riddles » This is the tallest freestanding structure in the Southern Hemisphere. Where is it?In New Zealand. The Sky Tower in Auckland (pictured) is 328 meters or 1,076 ft tall. It has become an iconic structure in Auckland's skyline.hard 43% in Brazilin Brazil12%in South Africain South Africa21%in Indonesiain Indonesia22%in New Zealandin New Zealand43%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9519 answers in 2 languages »New Zealand 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.hard 43% hell guardianshell guardians9%various Greek and Iranian godsvarious Greek and Iranian gods43%servants and animals of Alexander the Greatservants and animals of Alexander the Great15%Assyrian army leadersAssyrian army leaders30%Created by: life-o-holic. Statistics based on 13373 answers in 2 languages »World Heritage Sites 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.hard 44% Gladiatorium MaximusGladiatorium Maximus30% Flavian Amphiteatre Flavian Amphiteatre44%Forum RomanumForum Romanum14%PantheonPantheon9%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9909 answers in 2 languages »Rome 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.hard 48% in Chicagoin Chicago20%in St. Louisin St. Louis48%in Dallasin Dallas20%in Yokohamain Yokohama10%Created by: София. Statistics based on 20564 answers in 4 languages »Where was this photo taken riddles » Play famous places quiz and see all the questions.