places/travel 30+ Famous Places Seen From a New Perspective  

Mel Judson
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List Rules Upvote the famous world landmarks that you're most surprised to see from these unique angles

You've seen these places and landmarks before, but not like this. These fascinating photos of 30 famous places from 30 new perspectives, will give you a whole new look at the natural and man-made wonders you thought you knew. It's very likely that you have never seen these international landmarks and wonders of the world in person, but you've surely seen postcards and images of them, all from those same impressive angles. The pictures hereof landmarks zoomed out will give you a new look at familiar sights.

Ever been to Stonehenge in the United Kingdom? Well, now is your chance. Check out long shots, photos snapped with wide lenses, and enjoy the aerial views of places like the Brandenburg Gate in Germany and The Great Wall of China. These stunning photographs take us places we would love to go, in ways we haven't been before!

Tour the world with satellite photos of landmarks and other great shots on this photo list to see some of the coolest places on Earth with fresh eyes.
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Edinburgh Castle


Edinburgh Castle is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 30+ Famous Places Seen From a New Perspective
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Edinburgh Castle is a historic fortress which dominates the skyline of the city of Edinburgh, Scotland from its position on the Castle Rock. Archaeologists have established human occupation of the rock since at least the Iron Age, although the nature of the early settlement is unclear. There has ...more

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Giza Pyramids


Egyptian pyramids is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 30+ Famous Places Seen From a New Perspective
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The Egyptian pyramids are ancient pyramid-shaped masonry structures located in Egypt. As of November 2008, there are sources citing both 118 and 138 as the number of identified Egyptian pyramids. Most were built as tombs for the country's pharaohs and their consorts during the Old and Middle Kingdom ...more

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Acropolis of Athens is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 30+ Famous Places Seen From a New Perspective
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The Acropolis of Athens is an ancient citadel located on a high rocky outcrop above the city of Athens and contains the remains of several ancient buildings of great architectural and historic significance, the most famous being the Parthenon. The word acropolis comes from the Greek words ἄκρον and ...more

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Arc de Triomphe


Arc de Triomphe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 30+ Famous Places Seen From a New Perspective
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The Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile is one of the most famous monuments in Paris. It stands in the centre of the Place Charles de Gaulle, at the western end of the Champs-Élysées. It should not be confused with a smaller arch, the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel, which stands west of the Louvre. The Arc de ...more

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