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17 Photos Of Historical Landmarks Like You Probably Haven't Seen Them Before  

Samantha Dillinger
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Certain locations and landmarks across the planet are likely immortalized in your mind's eye. You can probably picture the Eiffel Tower, Niagara Falls, and the Great Sphinx of Giza with ease, even if you haven't visited them yourself. But these destinations didn't always look the way they do now, and you may not have the unique perspectives on them that bygone visitors and explorers did. Check out these old photos of historic landmarks that paint them in a new light.

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Great Sphinx of Giza is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 17 Photos Of Historical Landmarks Like You Probably Haven't Seen Them Before
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A Group Of Samurai In Front Of Egypt's Sphinx, 1864
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