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Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die  

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Historical places to visit before you die, ranked by history and travel buffs worldwide. Anyone can vote on this list of famous historical landmarks, making it a truly trustworthy way to find the best landmarks to visit in the world. You can even make your own historical places list to add to these rankings. What famous historical sites should you see and what are some good historic places to visit? This list of famous places has them all!

Whether you're building your bucket list or indulging in some serious wanderlust, this list is one destination that's definitely worth visiting. Historical places around the world offer a firsthand look at work history. This list of national landmarks features over 100 famous landmarks that are worth seeing and will educate, entertain, and enlighten you. Which of the places on this list of famous world landmarks are you planning a trip to? Take a look at this list and plan your next adventure today!
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Great Pyramid of Giza is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
Giza Plateau, Giza, Egypt
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Colosseum is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
Rome, Italy
3
Taj Mahal is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
Uttar Pradesh, India
4
Great Wall of China is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
Shanhaiguan District, China
5
Sistine Chapel is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
Rome, Italy
6
Machu Picchu is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
Cusco Region, Peru
7
Acropolis of Athens is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
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Great Sphinx of Giza is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
Giza, Egypt
9
Stonehenge is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
10
Pantheon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
Rome, Italy
11
Palace of Versailles is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
Versailles, France
12
St. Peter's Basilica is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
Rome, Italy
13
Statue of Liberty is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
Liberty Island, New York City, New York
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Angkor Wat is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
Cambodia
15
Neuschwanstein Castle is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
Bavaria, Germany
16
Leaning Tower of Pisa is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
Pisa, Italy
17
Tower of London is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
London Borough of Tower Hamlets, United Kingdom
18
Parthenon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
Europe
19
Sydney Opera House is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
Sydney, Australia
20
Forbidden City is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
Beijing, China
21
Mount Rushmore National Memori... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
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Buckingham Palace is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
City of Westminster, London, United Kingdom
23
Terracotta Army is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
Xi'an, China
24
Grand Canal is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
WilliamASalazar added Venice, Italy
25
Santorini is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
Thira, Greece