The Eiffel Tower is an iron lattice tower located on the Champ de Mars in Paris. The tower is 324 metres (1,063 ft) tall, about the same height as an 81-storey building. The Eiffel Tower gets 6 inches (15cm) taller in the summer because of Thermal Expansion. Metal contracts when
The Great Wall of China is a series of fortifications made of stone, brick, tamped earth, wood, and other materials, generally built along an east-to-west line across the historical northern borders of China in part to protect the Chinese Empire or its prototypical states against intrusions by various nomadic groups
Trevi Fountain is a fountain in the Trevi district in Rome, Italy. Coins are purportedly meant to be thrown using the right hand over the left shoulder. This was the theme of 1954’s Three Coins in the Fountain and the Academy Award-winning song by that name which introduced the picture.
Patience and Fortitude, the world-renowned pair of marble lions that stand proudly before the majestic Beaux-Arts building at Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street in Manhattan, have captured the imagination and affection of New Yorkers and visitors from all over the world since the Library was dedicated on May 23, 1911.
Spaceship Earth is the iconic and symbolic structure of Epcot, the second of four theme parks built at the Walt Disney World Resort. Spaceship Earth at Epcot is 180 feet tall. A golf ball is 1.68 inches tall. A 6 foot tall golfer is about 42 times taller than the
The Statue of Liberty is a colossal neoclassical sculpture on Liberty Island in New York Harbor, designed by Frédéric Bartholdi and dedicated on October 28, 1886. The statue, a gift to the United States from the people of France, is of a robed female figure representing Libertas, the Roman goddess