Dream Destinations Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die  

Ranker Community
Originally by Ranker Community
69k votes 4k voters 158.3k views 201 items

List Rules Must be a real landmark. Not fictional and not just a country, state or city.

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!
list ordered by
1
1,280 410
Great Pyramid of Giza is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
Giza Plateau, Giza, Egypt
2
1,311 289
Colosseum is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
Rome, Italy
3
989 406
Great Wall of China is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
Shanhaiguan District, China
4
1,164 502
Taj Mahal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
Uttar Pradesh, India
5
1,032 294
Machu Picchu is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
Cusco Region, Peru
6
954 245
Great Sphinx of Giza is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
Giza, Egypt
7
993 306
Sistine Chapel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
Rome, Italy
8
956 256
Acropolis of Athens is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
9
841 376
Stonehenge is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
10
791 252
Pantheon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
Rome, Italy
11
683 284
Palace of Versailles is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
Versailles, France
12
693 261
Leaning Tower of Pisa is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
Pisa, Italy
13
758 335
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
14
729 231
St. Peter's Basilica is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
Rome, Italy
15
634 279
Angkor Wat is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
Cambodia
16
669 149
Parthenon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
Europe
17
546 257
Neuschwanstein Castle is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
Bavaria, Germany
18
604 259
Forbidden City is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
Beijing, China
19
622 261
Tower of London is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
London Borough of Tower Hamlets, United Kingdom
20
561 223
Westminster Abbey is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
City of Westminster, London, United Kingdom
21
538 231
Terracotta Army is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
Xi'an, China
22
443 311
Sydney Opera House is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
Sydney, Australia
23
484 171
Grand Canal is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
WilliamASalazar added Venice, Italy
24
498 185
Chichen Itza is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
Yucat√°n, Mexico
25
552 264
Buckingham Palace is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die
City of Westminster, London, United Kingdom