Landmarks & Tourist Attractions

Are you fascinated with facts about the landmarks and tourist attractions of the world? Learn thousands of fun facts about anything you’ll want to visit here

Facts about Death Valley
18 Nov

11 Sizzling Facts About Death Valley

With a name like Death Valley, how could you resist taking a closer look? That’s about all there is to say by way of an introduction… so sit back and enjoy these 11 fun facts about Death Valley: 1. It’s actually a National Park! Death Valley National Park is located in California, USA. 2. There is …
Interesting facts about Alcatraz
16 Nov

13 Amazing Facts About Alcatraz

Alcatraz is an island situated off the Californian coast near San Francisco – and it’s been made all the more famous by the 1979 film ‘Escape from Alcatraz’! However, have you actually toured the island yourself? Here are some fun facts about Alcatraz that might just impress you! 1. The journey takes hero swimmers to …
facts about the Grand Canyon
12 Nov

10 Great Facts About The Grand Canyon

Found in Arizona, USA, the Grand Canyon is arguably one of the biggest natural spectacles, bringing in floods of tourists from all over the world to take a closer look.  It is, of course, super-easy to recognize – but what are some of the lesser-known fun facts about the Grand Canyon? If you’re planning a …
facts about the rocky mountains
6 Nov

11 Rugged Facts About The Rocky Mountains

The Rocky Mountains, known to millions as just ‘The Rockies’, is one of the most famous mountain ranges in the world.  Millions of tourists visit this US region every year, making it one of the most popular natural sites of interest in America. But how much do you actually know about this mountain range, its …
interesting facts about The Colosseum
4 Nov

13 Fun Facts About The Colosseum

The Colosseum is a truly magnificent artifact based in the heart of Rome, Italy – and what a sight it is! Not only is it a magnificent structure, it’s also incredibly historically important. As you can imagine, millions of people visit the Colosseum each and every year. It’s got a bit of a reputation for …
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7 Oct

16 Amazing Facts About The Alps

If you’ve ever been mountaineering in Europe before, there is a good chance you may have come across the Alps! This huge mountain range covers a vast array of land and proves to be truly breathtaking to traverse. Here are some fun facts about the Alps that should help whet your appetite for a trek. …
The Pentagon
5 Oct

10 Positive Facts About The Pentagon

The US is home to some of the most impressive and most fascinating defense systems and services. The Pentagon, of course, is famous for being the main HQ of the US’ Department of Defense. Therefore, much of the country’s important protective decision-making takes place here, meaning that, without it, the US would be a lot …
Facts about The White House
3 Oct

15 Huge Facts About The White House

The White House, as you may well know, is the official residence of the sitting US President. It’s also where the vast majority of important US political business takes place. The President will often live with their family here – it’s often referred to as the ‘Executive Mansion’, and it’s one of the most iconic …
facts about the terracotta army
30 Sep

23 Terrific Facts About The Terracotta Army

The Terracotta Army is a world-renowned site, usually busy with visitors from all around the world. Did you know that the Terracotta Army warriors wear different uniforms and that each warrior has unique facial features and hairstyles? Let’s do a bit of excavation ourselves with these fun facts about the Terracotta Army…, 1. It’s a …
Facts about Red Arrows
24 Sep

21 Fearless Facts About The Red Arrows

The Red Arrows may just be one of the greatest performing aerobatic display teams in the world. Brilliantly showcasing the skills and values of the British Armed Forces, their air shows always look magnificent; it is always a treat for all those watching from below. Here we are talking about a wonderful slice of British …
Another amazing rollercoaster at Alton Towers
23 Sep

22 Awesome Facts About Alton Towers

If you’re a thrill seeker or an adrenalin addict Alton Towers Resort is the place for you. With a fascinating history behind it, the Alton Towers theme park in Staffordshire is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the UK. Inspired by Disneyland, the modern park has been a home of fun, entertainment, and …
Pompeii
20 Sep

11 Profound Facts About Pompeii

The ancient Italian city of Pompeii, of course, is well known for having fallen to an ancient disaster. Specifically, the area was covered in and destroyed by a wave of ash and rocks following a volcanic eruption. Therefore, it’s likely to be a name you already recognize from history classes! However, there is still likely …
facts about Sicily
18 Sep

32 Sizzling Facts About Sicily

Sicily, the biggest island in Italy and the Mediterranean Sea boasts of its rich history and traditions, art and culture, and wonderful natural beauty. Frederick II, King of Sicily, once said: “I don’t envy God’s paradise, because I’m well satisfied to live in Sicily”. Well said! To be surrounded by the beautiful sea, breathtaking mountains …
facts about the crown jewels uk
6 Sep

13 Fun Facts About The Crown Jewels

Often seen as some of the most precious jewels and artifacts the UK holds, the Crown Jewels are closely-guarded coronation staples – and even though you might want to get your hands on them, there’s absolutely no chance you’ll succeed! The Crown Jewels are world-famous, and while they might have been the subject of many …
interesting facts about the Ural Mountains
30 Aug

28 Massive Facts About The Ural Mountains

If you’ve read through any of our fact files in the past, you’ll know that Russia is a very big place indeed – with lots of intriguing history! However, beyond revolutions and changes in regime, you’ll find even more fascinating history out in the natural ridges of the Ural mountains. This extensive mountain range is …